Rank #1: Ep: 3 - David Allen guides you through a GTD® Mind Sweep
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!
Rank #2: Ep: 5 - Daily Habits with Charles Duhigg
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.”
Rank #3: Ep: 36 - Overcoming Procrastination
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.
Rank #4: Ep: 40 - Best Practices of Email Communication
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.
Rank #5: Ep: 7 - A Guided Weekly Review with Meg Edwards
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.
Rank #6: Ep: 24 - Making It All Work
Feeling overwhelmed? This talk from David Allen is a wonderful overview of the keys to control & perspective. Includes participant Q&A at the end.
Rank #7: Ep: 17 - Ten Common Questions About GTD
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?"
Rank #8: Ep: 38 - The Power of Outcome Thinking
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.
Rank #9: Ep: 21 - Optimizing Your GTD System with David Allen
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.
Rank #10: Ep: 25 - Making Change Stick
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.
Rank #11: Ep: 4 - GTD® and Brute Force
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.
Rank #12: Ep: 20 - Defining Your Areas of Focus
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.
Rank #13: Ep: 33 - Wrangling Your Priorities
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.
Rank #14: Ep: 29 - David Allen GTD® Keynote in Milan, Part One
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.
Rank #15: Ep: 43 - The Power of the GTD Weekly Review®
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.
Rank #16: Ep: 14 - Managing Multiple Roles Using GTD
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."
Rank #17: Ep: 34 - Crafting Your External Brain
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.
Rank #18: Ep: 23 - GTD and The Organized Mind
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.
Rank #19: Ep: 35 - The Case for Capturing
Listen to an engaging presentation David Allen gave on the case for capturing. In it, David explores the concepts of psychic RAM, society’s move into knowledge work, and the freedom we feel as we begin to implement the GTD methodology.
Rank #20: Ep: 10 - Improving an Organization with GTD
In this podcast interview, you'll hear Bob Hendriksen talking with Mike Williams. Bob is a plant manager for Steelcase, and a complete GTD enthusiast. He has a keen interest in improving systems, with an emphasis on 'lean' production. He discusses how lean improves flow to reduce waste, and points out that GTD is all about improving the mental flow. You'll also hear how Bob applies GTD in his work and life.