Getting Things Done

Synopsis

Our GTD® podcasts are here to support you at every stage of your GTD practice. You will hear David Allen and others interviewing 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.

Episodes

  • Ep: 18 - Sharing GTD with Kids  Teens

    Ep: 18 - Sharing GTD with Kids & Teens

    24/06/2016 Duration: 27min

    Coaches Meg Edwards and Mike Williams share strategies, techniques, and insights for engaging kids and teens in GTD. They'll weave in personal stories from their own experience as parents, and give practical exercises for bringing the power of GTD to young people in your life.

  • Ep: 17 - Ten Common Questions About GTD

    Ep: 17 - Ten Common Questions About GTD

    09/06/2016 Duration: 45min

    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?"

  • Ep: 16 - GTD and the Medical Community

    Ep: 16 - GTD and the Medical Community

    25/05/2016 Duration: 51min

    This episode features two wonderful doctors and GTD enthusiasts in our GTD community: Dr. Julie Flagg and Dr. Julian Goldman. They join David Allen and Senior Coach Kelly Forrister in a lively and heartfelt discussion about how GTD has helped their stability, clarity, and focus.

  • Ep: 15 - David Allen at the Do Lectures

    Ep: 15 - David Allen at the Do Lectures

    07/05/2016 Duration: 33min

    David gives a unique and inspiring presentation about the power of Getting Things Done to the participants of The Do Lectures in Wales, September 2010.  If you're new to GTD, you'll love the fast-paced overview David gives of the entire systematic approach.  If you're a seasoned practitioner, you'll appreciate the transparency and authenticity in which David shares a bit more of his behind-the-scenes story.

  • Ep: 14 - Managing Multiple Roles Using GTD

    Ep: 14 - Managing Multiple Roles Using GTD

    20/04/2016 Duration: 47min

    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."

  • Ep: 13 - David Allen and The Simpsons Writers

    Ep: 13 - David Allen and The Simpsons Writers

    29/03/2016 Duration: 29min

    What happens when you cross GTD with one of the world's most successful TV comedy shows? You'll find out in this high-energy and humorous dialog between David and three of the writers of The Simpsons. Listen to Rob LaZebnik, Dan Greaney, and Danny Chun share how, in a unique professional environment, they produce creative comedy by committee.

  • Ep: 12 - GTD and Self-Leadership

    Ep: 12 - GTD and Self-Leadership

    14/03/2016 Duration: 34min

    Join David Allen in an intriguing conversation with Robyn Scott, a brilliant 30-something Brit with a fascinating background and palette of projects. As an author, social entrepreneur, and already a recognized leader in global change, she discusses how GTD has had an impact on her work, and explores with David a new and effective technique for motivating ourselves to actually take the next actions that we define.

  • Ep: 11 - GTD at the Executive Level

    Ep: 11 - GTD at the Executive Level

    13/02/2016 Duration: 26min

    Dr. Deb Smith-Hemphill, a long time practitioner and now Certified Trainer, GTD Connect member, and advocate of the GTD methodology, owns and manages her own successful management consulting business in California. In this witty and upbeat conversation, she chats with David about her professional path, her intersections with David and GTD, and gives lots of detail about her own streamlined system to get things done from an executive level.

  • Ep: 10 - Improving an Organization with GTD

    Ep: 10 - Improving an Organization with GTD

    19/11/2015 Duration: 46min

    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.

  • Ep: 9 - GTD and Technology with Ken Case

    Ep: 9 - GTD and Technology with Ken Case

    17/09/2015 Duration: 20min

    What role does technology play in productivity? Since GTD is software-neutral, can technology help us be more productive? Join us for a conversation with Ken Case, CEO of the OmniGroup, about his personal system. Ken and Andrew talk about how to stay steadily productive in a world where the number of software options for your GTD system is rapidly increasing, as well as how to avoid the temptations and complications that come along with new technology.

  • Ep: 8 - Introducing GTD to a Friend

    Ep: 8 - Introducing GTD to a Friend

    17/08/2015 Duration: 35min

    Mike Williams interviews Andy Armstrong, with a focus on what it's like to introduce GTD to a friend. Years ago, Mike gave Andy a copy of "Getting Things Done." They talk about how Andy's GTD practice has developed, the value of the Mind Sweep and how he approaches the Weekly Review. Andy is a great example of stress-free productivity.

  • Ep: 7 - A Guided Weekly Review with Meg Edwards

    Ep: 7 - A Guided Weekly Review with Meg Edwards

    22/07/2015 Duration: 33min

    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. 

  • Ep: 6 - GTD and Creativity with Todd Henry

    Ep: 6 - GTD and Creativity with Todd Henry

    24/06/2015 Duration: 22min

    Can creative people practice GTD?  Isn't all that structure restricting?  Find out as we talk with Todd Henry, the author of "The Accidental Creative".  Thousands of creatives have found that implementing GTD's methodology actually provides *more* freedom to create, not less.

  • Ep: 5 - Daily Habits with Charles Duhigg

    Ep: 5 - Daily Habits with Charles Duhigg

    17/06/2015 Duration: 24min

    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.”

  • Ep: 4 - GTD and Brute Force

    Ep: 4 - GTD and Brute Force

    09/06/2015 Duration: 27min

    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.

  • Ep: 3 - David Allen guides you through a GTD Mind Sweep

    Ep: 3 - David Allen guides you through a GTD Mind Sweep

    27/05/2015 Duration: 23min

    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!

  • Ep: 2 - David Allen talks to Daniel Pink

    Ep: 2 - David Allen talks to Daniel Pink

    27/05/2015 Duration: 23min

    How do we combat information overload? In this GTD Connect preview, David Allen & best-selling author Daniel Pink (Drive, To Sell Is Human) discuss technology's impact on our decision making. They cover GTD's timeless solution to the current problem, as well as Dan's personal GTD setup. Be sure to check out the GTD Connect discount at the end of the interview!

  • Ep: 1 - David Allen talks about the New Edition of Getting Things Done

    Ep: 1 - David Allen talks about the New Edition of Getting Things Done

    27/05/2015 Duration: 24min

    What's different now? Over the 15 years since David Allen first published Getting Things Done, the ability to achieve  "stress-free productivity" with GTD® grows more important than ever.  David joins us in an all-new interview where we discuss the changing times, why people get trapped in unproductive thinking, and how to instantly gain more clear space.

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