Getting Things Done

  • Author: Vários
  • Narrator: Vários
  • Publisher: Podcast
  • Duration: 120:31:55
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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.


  • Ep: 48 - Installing GTD in an Organization

    11/03/2019 Duration: 29min

    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.

  • Ep: 47 - David Allen at the GTD Summit

    29/01/2019 Duration: 12min

    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  

  • Ep: 46 - Seamless Completions and Fresh Perspectives

    12/12/2018 Duration: 45min

    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.

  • Ep: 45 - Dealing with Competing Priorities

    20/11/2018 Duration: 33min

    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.

  • Ep: 44 - GTD® for Creative People

    27/09/2018 Duration: 34min

    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.

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

    15/08/2018 Duration: 17min

    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.

  • Ep: 42 - Getting Things Done for Teens

    08/07/2018 Duration: 24min

    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

  • Ep: 41 - David Allen Talks with General Randal Fullhart

    12/06/2018 Duration: 46min

    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.

  • Ep: 40 - Best Practices of Email Communication

    08/05/2018 Duration: 28min

    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.

  • Ep: 39 - GTD® and Holacracy®

    27/03/2018 Duration: 43min

    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.

  • Ep: 38 - The Power of Outcome Thinking

    09/02/2018 Duration: 23min

    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.

  • Ep: 37 - Tips for a Year-End Review

    29/12/2017 Duration: 10min

    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, David Allen & Coach Kelly Forrister give us some quick and practical tips for successfully performing a year-end review.  

  • Ep: 36 - Overcoming Procrastination

    15/12/2017 Duration: 16min

    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.  

  • Ep: 35 - The Case for Capturing

    17/11/2017 Duration: 28min

    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.  

  • Ep: 34 - Crafting Your External Brain

    11/10/2017 Duration: 33min

    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.

  • Ep: 33 - Wrangling Your Priorities

    28/08/2017 Duration: 24min

    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.

  • Ep: 32 - The Better You Get...

    31/07/2017 Duration: 29min

    David Allen says, "The better you get, the better you'd better get." This podcast is about how to improve your skills, when you're already proficient at GTD®. Coaches Meg Edwards and Kelly Forrister will guide you through some of the coaching they would give to a client who already has a solid foundation and plenty of experience with GTD.

  • Ep: 31 - David Allen talks with Dr. Theo Compernolle

    13/07/2017 Duration: 33min

    David talks with Dr. Theo Compernolle, a doctor with a 35-year background in medicine, psychiatry, teaching, and research. His most recent book is Brain Chains. You'll find this interview to be educational, and perhaps challenging, as you learn that we may be using technology in counter-productive ways.

  • Ep: 30 - David Allen GTD® Keynote in Milan, Part Two

    23/05/2017 Duration: 40min

    In this conclusion 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.

  • Ep: 29 - David Allen GTD® Keynote in Milan, Part One

    02/05/2017 Duration: 50min

    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.

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