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BACKGROUND Your mind is for having ideas, not holding them. That’s why he created his revolutionary system known as Getting Things Done®. GTD is the work-life management system that has helped countless individuals and organizations bring order to chaos. GTD enables greater performance, capacity, and innovation. It alleviates the feeling of overwhelm—instilling focus, clarity, and confidence.
After decades of in-the-field research and practice of his productivity methods, he wrote the international best-seller Getting Things Done. Published in over 28 languages, TIME magazine heralded it as “the defining self-help business book of its time.” In 2015, he released a new edition of the book, with new insights, updates, and discoveries about the world of Getting Things Done and its many personal and professional applications. Today, his company is a thriving global training and consulting company, widely considered the leading authority in the fields of organizational and personal productivity.
Meet David Allen. In this conversation, he lays out the foundation of his incredible GTD system and debunks many of the productivity and time management myths we have all been led to believe.