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Getting Things Done: Work Less, Be Free, Feel Zen with GTD Productivity Expert David Allen

Hannah Pinkerton
January 16, 2024

The Guest

David Allen is widely recognized as the world's leading expert on personal and organizational productivity. His thirty-year pioneering research and coaching to corporate managers and CEOs of some of America's most prestigious corporations and institutions has earned him Forbes' recognition as one of the top five executive coaches in the U.S. and Business 2.0 magazine's inclusion in their 2006 list of the "50 Who Matter Now." Time Magazine called his flagship book, "Getting Things Done", "the definitive business self-help book of the decade." Fast Company Magazine called David "one of the world's most influential thinkers" in the arena of personal productivity, for his outstanding programs and writing on time and stress management, the power of aligned focus and vision, and his groundbreaking methodologies in management and executive peak performance.

The Episode

David shares how to deal with FOMO, actionable steps for leading a fulfilled life, and tips for being courageous.

David discusses how to deal with overwhelm, how long you can go with unprocessed items in your consciousness, and five steps to get your to dos under control.

He leaves listeners with the advice, "Pay attention to the small voice inside of you that has some sort of dream or vision of what you think you really need to do so that you show up on the planet."


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Hannah Pinkerton
Hannah enjoys spreading love in the world through travel, blogging, and teaching Spanish. Her hobbies include exploring in nature, taking naps, and spoiling her two dogs. She is proud to use her organizational and list making skills as an Executive Assistant for U30X.


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