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David Allen - Getting Things Done

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Redefine Your Approach To Work & Life

Chapters

00:00 | Trailer
01:04 | Brian’s thoughts on the episode
04:14 | Brian’s introduction
04:57 | David loves global London
05:39 | Reasons for moving from America to Amsterdam
11:28 | Having a clear space within with nothing on the mind, gives freedom
16:12 | Being appropriately engaged with your life so you can be fully present
17:03 | Make action decisions when you’re smart so that when you’re dumb you do smart things
19:08 | Don’t lose a valuable idea, park it in the right place
20:28 | Goal setting, is it running you, or are you managing it
23:33 | Decision making using the expansion or contraction theory
25:36 | What he blames Mrs Williams in the 4th grade for
27:53 | Understanding the methodology gives the freedom to advantageously use new technology
32:49 | Ultra-connected world reinforces the need for the methodology
34:10 | The art of stress free productivity is a Marshall Art
37:24 | The to do list, capturing, clarifying and organising it
39:15 | Procrastinators are the most sensitive, intelligent and creative people
40:45 | Time is not the issue
43:30 | Choosing to create or falling into the reactive email trap
43:55 | Freedom to be spontaneous comes from creating a to do list
45:54 | Stop, just stop
47:00 | Temptations of modern technology
48:10 | David visualises Twitter as a cocktail party
49:00 | Advice to 21 year old just starting to find his place in the world
49:54 | Using accountability coaches
50:42 | Technique for capturing a task when not possible or proper to use a captive device
52:16 | Success secrets
53:41 | A crisis that produced a calm that was rare to find because it demanded it
55:26 | GTD franchising
58:21 | What type of people take to gtd and why
59:56 | The value of in person instruction
1:01:24 | David’s Marshall Arts history
1:02:53 | A real interest in Japanese aesthetics and culture
1:03:30 | Phone call to the 20 year old David Allen
1:04:34 | Best advice ever received
1:05:34 | Advice to the 20 year old who is fascinated by some of these concepts
1:06:25 | Brian’s summing up.

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