David Allen





David Allen


Born
in The United States
December 28, 1945

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David Allen is a productivity consultant who is best known as the creator of the Getting Things Done time management method.

He is the founder of the David Allen Company, which is focused on productivity, action management and executive coaching. His Getting Things Done method is part of his coaching efforts. He was also one of the founders of Actioneer, Inc., a company specializing in productivity tools for the Palm Pilot.

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Q: What’s the one thing that we do that gets in the way of us being productive?


David Allen: It’s not one thing, but five, all wrapped together: People keep stuff in their head. They don’t decide what they need to do about stuff they know they need to do something about. They don’t organize action reminders and support materials in functional categories. They don’t maintain and review a complete...

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Getting Things Done: The Ar...

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Ready for Anything: 52 Prod...

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Making It All Work: Winning...

3.87 avg rating — 1,893 ratings — published 2003 — 27 editions
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Getting Things Done...Fast!...

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GTD Life with David Allen

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Getting Things Done With Wo...

4.09 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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GTD Weekly Review

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GTD Managing Projects

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GTD: Three Days to Clarity

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Getting Things Done Product...

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“If you don't pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves.”
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“Your mind is for having ideas, not holding them.”
David Allen

“You can do anything, but not everything.”
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