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Getting Things Done

with David Allen

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Learn the art of getting things done with world-renowned productivity expert David Allen.
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Getting Things Done
Video Duration: 0s 1h 32m Appropriate for all Updated Jan 02, 2015


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Join author and world-renowned productivity and time management expert David Allen as he walks you through his five-step process for Getting Things Done. He'll show you how to stay on top of your work and avoid feeling buried by it, while carving out space in your life to do more meaningful things. Learn how to capture, clarify, organize, reflect, and engage with tasks that are demanding your attention, and come away with a clear head and a clear focus.

NEW for 2015: In an exclusive bonus chapter, David Allen answers some of the most frequently asked questions he receives about Getting Things Done, including why GTD is different and how it can scale for larger teams and organizations.



Wouldn't it be great if there was a way to surf on top of your world and your work instead of feel frustrated or buried or overwhelmed by it? You know, these days with the world coming at us as fast as it is, with so much information, so much connectivity, 24-seven. It's really necessary that we get space, and room, to be able to do the things that are meaningful to us without being distracted, or without being overwhelmed or confused. It's possible to actually do that.

I'm David Allen and I've spent the last 30 years researching the best practices and have developed a methodology known as getting things done. It basically includes very simple steps to capture things that have your attention, clarify exactly what they mean, organize them appropriately so I can step back and reflect and review. On the whole nature of my world and my work and its commitments, so that then I can make good intuitive trusted choices about how do I focus, what am I doing, minute to minute, day to day.

And all of these steps lead you to the final step of being able to engage with your world in meaningful ways with a clear head and clear focus. It's easy to do. Let's get started.

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Q: This course was updated on 1/02/2015. What changed?
A: We added 45 minutes of new content in the Bonus Interview chapter. Learn why Getting Things Done is different from other productivity improvement methods, and how it can work for you, your family, and your team.





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