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Our GTD podcasts are here to support you at every stage of your GTD practice. You will hear interviews with people from all walks of life about their journey with GTD, from beginners to those who have been at it for years. The podcasts include personal and professional stories, as well as practical tips about GTD systems for desktop and mobile, using apps and paper. Start listening now and you'll be well on your way to stress-free productivity.

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Our GTD podcasts are here to support you at every stage of your GTD practice. You will hear interviews with people from all walks of life about their journey with GTD, from beginners to those who have been at it for years. The podcasts include personal and professional stories, as well as practical tips about GTD systems for desktop and mobile, using apps and paper. Start listening now and you'll be well on your way to stress-free productivity.

iTunes Ratings

256 Ratings
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15
10

Great podcast!

By la_pilo - Apr 29 2017
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Really enjoy the short podcasts focusing on single issues.

Awesome

By Snowwmman - Apr 05 2017
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Thanks for all the great advice

iTunes Ratings

256 Ratings
Average Ratings
170
37
24
15
10

Great podcast!

By la_pilo - Apr 29 2017
Read more
Really enjoy the short podcasts focusing on single issues.

Awesome

By Snowwmman - Apr 05 2017
Read more
Thanks for all the great advice
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Getting Things Done

Latest release on Jan 03, 2020

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Our GTD podcasts are here to support you at every stage of your GTD practice. You will hear interviews with people from all walks of life about their journey with GTD, from beginners to those who have been at it for years. The podcasts include personal and professional stories, as well as practical tips about GTD systems for desktop and mobile, using apps and paper. Start listening now and you'll be well on your way to stress-free productivity.

Rank #1: Ep: 3 - David Allen guides you through a GTD® Mind Sweep

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What if you had an objective list of everything that currently holds your attention? Get out your note-taking devices as David Allen guides us through a sample coaching "Mind Sweep" session (one of the first steps to practicing GTD®). We bet that you'll have at least one valuable "Oh, yeah! That reminds me..." thought during this episode!

May 27 2015

23mins

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Rank #2: Ep: 5 - Daily Habits with Charles Duhigg

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How do you create major impact using GTD?  Join David Allen and Charles Duhigg, author of The Power of Habit, as they discuss the cumulative cost of our seemingly insignificant daily decisions.  As David says in Ready For Anything, “In the end, it is attention to detail that makes all the difference.”

Jun 17 2015

24mins

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Rank #3: Ep: 36 - Overcoming Procrastination

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Listen to a fascinating segment with David Allen where he outlines the sources of procrastination, shares a few fun examples of the dynamics at work, and talks about the steps you can take to overcome it.

Dec 15 2017

16mins

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Rank #4: Ep: 51 - The Ultimate GTD App - Part 1

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At the June 2019 GTD Summit, David Allen briefly shared a vision of the “ultimate GTD app,” which consists of 19 pages of hand-drawn drafts of the screens he would want to use. To expand on that topic, we recorded David talking with Eric Mack and John Forrister about the past, present, and future of GTD software. It's a wide-ranging discussion with stories that will inform, entertain, and maybe even surprise you. This episode is part one of two.

Aug 08 2019

41mins

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Rank #5: Ep: 7 - A Guided Weekly Review with Meg Edwards

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Ever wonder what it would be like to have someone guide you through an entire GTD Weekly Review process?  Now, in this interactive session, Senior GTD Coach Meg Edwards takes you through the entire process step by step.  As you get clear, get current, and get creative, you’ll quickly see why the Weekly Review is considered *the* critical success factor in maintaining an integrated life management system. 

Jul 22 2015

33mins

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Rank #6: Ep: 17 - Ten Common Questions About GTD

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We hope you enjoy this very special Q&A conversation between David Allen and Senior Coach Marian Bateman, interviewed by Rick Kantor. They answer ten of the most frequently asked questions regarding GTD, including "How do you set priorities?", "What do you do when you're interrupted constantly?", and "How do I get back on track when I miss Weekly Reviews?"

Jun 09 2016

45mins

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Rank #7: Ep: 24 - Making It All Work

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Feeling overwhelmed?  This talk from David Allen is a wonderful overview of the keys to control & perspective. Includes participant Q&A at the end.

Nov 10 2016

30mins

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Rank #8: Ep: 40 - Best Practices of Email Communication

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In this podcast, Coach Kelly Forrister focuses on the best practices of email communications with others, including appropriate use, writing effective subject lines, creating agreed upon response times, reply to all and more.

May 08 2018

28mins

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Rank #9: Ep: 43 - The Power of the GTD Weekly Review®

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David Allen shares his thoughts on what a good Weekly Review is and isn't, as well as some random tips and tricks from his years in the trenches.

Aug 15 2018

17mins

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Rank #10: Ep: 38 - The Power of Outcome Thinking

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David Allen explores the power of outcome thinking in front of a live audience. This talk will reveal just how much the thoughts we hold in our head have the potential to affect the types and qualities of action we take. From athletic performance to prepping for that next big meeting, what we think about *while* we act can affect *how* we act.

Feb 09 2018

23mins

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Rank #11: Ep: 25 - Making Change Stick

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David Allen discusses the power and practical usage of focus and vision. Learn the keys to creating and maintaining successful habit change by utilizing visioning, goal setting, and clarifying positive outcomes.

Dec 21 2016

51mins

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Rank #12: Ep: 33 - Wrangling Your Priorities

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David Allen and Coach Meg Edwards give expert coaching on wrangling your priorities. The discussion includes three common challenges: competing priorities, mapping day-to-day priority choices to your higher level goals, and prioritizing as a group.

Aug 28 2017

24mins

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Rank #13: Ep: 21 - Optimizing Your GTD System with David Allen

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How do you leverage procedures and tools for better outcomes?  David Allen presents a webinar on how to optimize your GTD system, so that you have the information you need to be productive, when you need it.  Includes Q&A's from webinar participants.

Sep 06 2016

25mins

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Rank #14: Ep: 20 - Defining Your Areas of Focus

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A key to trusting your priorities is knowing your roles, areas to maintain, oversee, and manage–personally and professionally. In this webinar, Senior GTD Coaches Meg Edwards and Kelly Forrister walk you through developing the Areas of Focus level in the GTD Horizons of Focus® model, giving you examples, best practices, and tips for developing and refining your own.

Aug 18 2016

23mins

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Rank #15: Ep: 4 - GTD® and Brute Force

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What do you do when brute force is *no longer* an option? That's a question that Byron Palmer, an innovator and Grazing Specialist for the Sonoma Mountain Institute, found himself wrestling with as he progressed in his career and life. Join Mike Williams, as he and Byron walk through his journey of discovering GTD, the value it brings to him and how he continues to integrate subtle elements to create greater levels of coherence.

Jun 09 2015

27mins

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Rank #16: Ep: 46 - Seamless Completions and Fresh Perspectives

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David Allen and Coach Kelly Forrister present an instructional webinar where you'll have the opportunity to take a deeper dive into understanding the power of completion and creating a vision for wild success.

Dec 12 2018

45mins

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Rank #17: Ep: 29 - David Allen GTD® Keynote in Milan, Part One

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In this first installment of a two-part episode, David Allen shares an in-depth, sweeping overview of GTD® to an audience in Milan, Italy.  Learn best practices, as well as what you can expect to have happen in your life once you start applying them.

May 02 2017

50mins

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Rank #18: Ep: 14 - Managing Multiple Roles Using GTD

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When you listen to this interview with Jeff Heilman, you'll be
amazed how much he does. He's got a thriving sales career, plus
he's a pro golfer. And a husband, and a father, and much more. Jeff
says he always dreamed of becoming the guy who has his act
together, and GTD is the pathway. In this interview, he talks with
Mike Williams about how he heard about GTD, and his subsequent
installation and implementation journey. Somewhere along the way,
he says he was able to take on more work than his boss could give
him. Now that's saying a lot. But beyond work, Jeff says that "GTD
leads to the freedom to pursue what I choose."

Apr 20 2016

47mins

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Rank #19: Ep: 23 - GTD and The Organized Mind

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Join David Allen for a fascinating, wide-ranging conversation with Daniel Levitin, author of The Organized Mind. Daniel is a professor of psychology, a cognitive scientist, a musician, an entrepreneur, and more. He brings recent cognitive research to bear on GTD, validating obectively what GTD users know subjectively -- that getting things off your mind frees your mind for more creative and productive thinking. David and Daniel discuss why the brain pays attention to some things and ignores others, the limits of short-term memory versus long-term memory, and why the Mind Sweep is not just a good idea, but a critical part of dealing with our modern lives.

Oct 18 2016

26mins

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Rank #20: Ep: 34 - Crafting Your External Brain

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David Allen presents a webinar on how to craft integrated external systems that allow you to focus more productively.  He explores the cognitive science behind the external brain, what the purpose of it is, and how you can use it most effectively with your GTD system.

Oct 11 2017

33mins

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Ep: 56 - Mental RAM, Rapid Refocusing, and Checklists

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Today we have three separate, rare segments pulled from the archives on different concepts that are all related to memory and performance improvement.  First, you’ll hear a segment regarding the idea of mental RAM, and what happens when we leave unclosed loops open in our lives.  Next, you’ll learn about multitasking vs. rapid refocusing and how that state helps us scale our performance.  And third, you’ll learn a few handy uses for checklists in order to continuously improve over time.  

Jan 03 2020

16mins

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Ep: 55 - Removing System Drag

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What behaviors actually make a difference in your GTD system?  Listen as David Allen shares tips on removing system drag in front of a live audience.

Nov 18 2019

16mins

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Ep: 54 - Someday / Maybe and Incubation Best Practices

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Today David Allen shares best practices for Someday/Maybe & Incubation lists in front of a live audience. He provides plenty of example scenarios where Someday/Maybe lists can serve, as well as the specific circumstances it would be helpful to incubate information until a later date. You might even get a few new ideas for how to further improve your system as you listen.

Oct 28 2019

18mins

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Ep: 53 - An Overview of GTD

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This engaging and inspiring interview with David Allen, by Tragedy and Hope broadcasts, explores the key principles of GTD and how to make informed choices with ease. The interviewer, Richard Grove, is a GTD enthusiast himself, and his intelligent questions make this interview particularly interesting.

Oct 05 2019

40mins

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Ep: 52 - The Ultimate GTD App - Part 2

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At the June 2019 GTD Summit, David Allen briefly shared a vision of the “ultimate GTD app,” which consists of 19 pages of hand-drawn drafts of the screens he would want to use. To expand on that topic, we recorded David talking with Eric Mack and John Forrister about the past, present, and future of GTD software. It's a wide-ranging discussion with stories that will inform, entertain, and maybe even surprise you. This episode is part two of two.

Aug 23 2019

49mins

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Ep: 51 - The Ultimate GTD App - Part 1

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At the June 2019 GTD Summit, David Allen briefly shared a vision of the “ultimate GTD app,” which consists of 19 pages of hand-drawn drafts of the screens he would want to use. To expand on that topic, we recorded David talking with Eric Mack and John Forrister about the past, present, and future of GTD software. It's a wide-ranging discussion with stories that will inform, entertain, and maybe even surprise you. This episode is part one of two.

Aug 08 2019

41mins

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Ep: 50 - David Allen Talks with Brian Robertson

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This is a fascinating, wide-ranging conversation between David Allen and Brian Robertson. They discuss how we as humans relate to our own attention, and how the increasing complexity of our work environment has necessitated that we get stuff off our minds. They point out multiple common threads between Getting Things Done for individuals and Holacracy for organizations. They also consider what happens after your personal system and your organization's system are on cruise control.

May 15 2019

26mins

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Ep: 49 - David Allen Talks with Nancy Duarte and Patti Sanchez

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Join David Allen for an intriguing discussion about leadership and the architecture of story, with Nancy Duarte and Patti Sanchez. They came to fame when they created the presentations that Al Gore used in speeches for several years before An Inconvenient Truth won the Academy Award for best documentary. Their book is Illuminate, "a road-map to help leaders move people to embrace bold visions and carry them forward." They describe five phases of an organization's story, and how leaders need to communicate to inspire progress. The team at Duarte have also been a trusted resource for David Allen Company in the storytelling involved with our GTD curriculum.

Apr 15 2019

36mins

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Ep: 48 - Installing GTD in an Organization

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Jason Atwood has built Getting Things Done into his company from the start. Listen as he shares with David Allen about starting Arkus, a Salesforce consulting firm, well after his own GTD practice was on a solid foundation. Beyond encouraging his employees to adopt GTD, he provides them with ongoing tools and support. During the onboarding period, he even meets with new employees to answer questions and refine their GTD implementation.

Mar 11 2019

29mins

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Ep: 47 - David Allen at the GTD Summit

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This episode of our podcast is from David Allen's opening talk at the GTD Summit in 2009. We've just announced the 2019 GTD Summit, and we'd love to see you there. Get all the details at gtdsummit.com.

Jan 29 2019

12mins

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Ep: 46 - Seamless Completions and Fresh Perspectives

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David Allen and Coach Kelly Forrister present an instructional webinar where you'll have the opportunity to take a deeper dive into understanding the power of completion and creating a vision for wild success.

Dec 12 2018

45mins

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Ep: 45 - Dealing with Competing Priorities

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Do you ever struggle with managing competing priorities and don't know how you'll get it all done?  Join David Allen for a conversation that's packed with practical GTD coaching advice on how to deal with competing priorities--from getting a higher perspective on your life and work, down to trusting your moment-to-moment action choices.

Nov 20 2018

33mins

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Ep: 44 - GTD® for Creative People

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Musician Evan Taubenfeld and entertainment lawyer Danny Passman join David Allen and Coach Kelly Forrister in an inspiring conversation about GTD for creative people. Lots of wonderful nuggets in this episode about finding the creative spark within the structure of a GTD system.

Sep 27 2018

34mins

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Ep: 43 - The Power of the GTD Weekly Review®

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David Allen shares his thoughts on what a good Weekly Review is and isn't, as well as some random tips and tricks from his years in the trenches.

Aug 15 2018

17mins

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Ep: 42 - Getting Things Done for Teens

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David Allen, Mike Williams, and Mark Wallace discuss the brand new book Getting Things Done for Teens, including what's different, what's the same, and some of the wisdom they've garnered in writing the book together. Learn more at www.gtdforteens.com.

Jul 08 2018

24mins

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Ep: 41 - David Allen Talks with General Randal Fullhart

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David Allen talks with General Randal Fullhart. Graduating from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1979, Randy has commanded at the squadron, group, and wing levels. He shares insights and tips about his journey with GTD, teamwork, and leadership.

Jun 12 2018

46mins

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Ep: 40 - Best Practices of Email Communication

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In this podcast, Coach Kelly Forrister focuses on the best practices of email communications with others, including appropriate use, writing effective subject lines, creating agreed upon response times, reply to all and more.

May 08 2018

28mins

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Ep: 39 - GTD® and Holacracy®

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In this podcast we hear a wide-ranging conversation between David Allen and the founder of HolacracyOne, Brian Robertson. Just as GTD is a systematic approach to maintaining perspective and control in your life, Holacracy is a systematic approach (or operating system) to running an organization. You'll hear a lot of interesting similarities between the two models, as well as their shared history and purpose.

Mar 27 2018

43mins

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Ep: 38 - The Power of Outcome Thinking

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David Allen explores the power of outcome thinking in front of a live audience. This talk will reveal just how much the thoughts we hold in our head have the potential to affect the types and qualities of action we take. From athletic performance to prepping for that next big meeting, what we think about *while* we act can affect *how* we act.

Feb 09 2018

23mins

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Ep: 37 - Tips for a Year-End Review

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The new year is always a great excuse to zoom out and recalibrate how your system is running, and a year-end review is an excellent way to do exactly that. In this conversation that first showed up on GTDConnect.com, David Allen & Coach Kelly Forrister give us some quick and practical tips for successfully performing a year-end review.

Dec 29 2017

10mins

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iTunes Ratings

256 Ratings
Average Ratings
170
37
24
15
10

Great podcast!

By la_pilo - Apr 29 2017
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Really enjoy the short podcasts focusing on single issues.

Awesome

By Snowwmman - Apr 05 2017
Read more
Thanks for all the great advice