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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.
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Now displaying: September, 2023
Sep 28, 2023

David Allen, Eric Mack, and John Forrister discuss their software journey, from early years to their current use of the Microsoft 365 suite of tools. A consistent theme is that it's not about the tool, but about bringing a productive mindset and habits to any tool. They discuss how the tools shape our behavior, and may or may not promote good GTD habits. The story starts in the mid-1990s with Lotus Notes. They talk about why Notes, and also why Microsoft 365 now. There are interesting tangents into groupware, CRMs, and instant messaging.

Be sure to listen after David hops off, as Eric and John continue discussing for another few minutes, and invite your input on future topics.

You can listen to the entire conversation from November 2021 at GTD Connect®.

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This audio is one of many available at GTD Connect, a learning space and community hub for all things GTD. Join GTD practitioners from around the world in learning, sharing, and developing the skills for stress-free productivity.

Sign up for a free guest pass
Learn about membership options

Knowing how to get the right things done is a key to success. It’s easy to get distracted and overwhelmed. Stay focused and increase productivity with GTD Connect—a subscription-based online learning center from the David Allen Company. GTD Connect gives you access to a wealth of multimedia content designed to help you stay on track and deepen your awareness of principles you can also learn in GTD courses, coaching, and by reading the Getting Things Done book. You’ll also get the support and encouragement of a thriving global community of people you won’t find anywhere else.

If you already know you’d like to join, click here to choose from monthly or annual options.

If you’d like to try GTD Connect free for 14 days, read on for what’s included and how to get your free trial.

During your 14-day free trial, you will have access to:

  • Recorded webinars with David Allen & the certified coaches and trainers on a wide range of productivity topics
  • GTD Getting Started & Refresher Series to reinforce the fundamentals you may have learned in a GTD course, coaching, or book
  • Extensive audio, video, and document library
  • Slice of GTD Life series to see how others are making GTD stick
  • David Allen’s exclusive interviews with people in his network all over the world
  • Lively members-only discussion forums sharing ideas, tips, and tricks

Note: GTD Connect is designed to reinforce your learning, and we also recommend that you take a course, get individual coaching, or read the Getting Things Done book.

Ready to start your free trial?

Sep 20, 2023

In another chat with David Allen, Dave Edwards asks about the Clarify and Organize steps. But they also veer off the agenda to talk about what goes on the calendar and why, the Someday/Maybe list, and feeling good about what you choose to do in any moment.

You can listen to the entire conversation from November 2021 at GTD Connect®.

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This audio is one of many available at GTD Connect, a learning space and community hub for all things GTD. Join GTD practitioners from around the world in learning, sharing, and developing the skills for stress-free productivity.

Sign up for a free guest pass
Learn about membership options

Knowing how to get the right things done is a key to success. It’s easy to get distracted and overwhelmed. Stay focused and increase productivity with GTD Connect—a subscription-based online learning center from the David Allen Company. GTD Connect gives you access to a wealth of multimedia content designed to help you stay on track and deepen your awareness of principles you can also learn in GTD courses, coaching, and by reading the Getting Things Done book. You’ll also get the support and encouragement of a thriving global community of people you won’t find anywhere else.

If you already know you’d like to join, click here to choose from monthly or annual options.

If you’d like to try GTD Connect free for 14 days, read on for what’s included and how to get your free trial.

During your 14-day free trial, you will have access to:

  • Recorded webinars with David Allen & the certified coaches and trainers on a wide range of productivity topics
  • GTD Getting Started & Refresher Series to reinforce the fundamentals you may have learned in a GTD course, coaching, or book
  • Extensive audio, video, and document library
  • Slice of GTD Life series to see how others are making GTD stick
  • David Allen’s exclusive interviews with people in his network all over the world
  • Lively members-only discussion forums sharing ideas, tips, and tricks

Note: GTD Connect is designed to reinforce your learning, and we also recommend that you take a course, get individual coaching, or read the Getting Things Done book.

Ready to start your free trial?

Sep 12, 2023

In another chat with David Allen, Dave Edwards asks about the Capture step. David explains why he changed the first step in the GTD workflow from collect to capture. They also discuss the change in mental clarity and space that comes from getting everything off your mind, and deciding next actions on each thing.

You can listen to the entire conversation from October 2021 at GTD Connect®.

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This audio is one of many available at GTD Connect, a learning space and community hub for all things GTD. Join GTD practitioners from around the world in learning, sharing, and developing the skills for stress-free productivity.

Sign up for a free guest pass
Learn about membership options

Knowing how to get the right things done is a key to success. It’s easy to get distracted and overwhelmed. Stay focused and increase productivity with GTD Connect—a subscription-based online learning center from the David Allen Company. GTD Connect gives you access to a wealth of multimedia content designed to help you stay on track and deepen your awareness of principles you can also learn in GTD courses, coaching, and by reading the Getting Things Done book. You’ll also get the support and encouragement of a thriving global community of people you won’t find anywhere else.

If you already know you’d like to join, click here to choose from monthly or annual options.

If you’d like to try GTD Connect free for 14 days, read on for what’s included and how to get your free trial.

During your 14-day free trial, you will have access to:

  • Recorded webinars with David Allen & the certified coaches and trainers on a wide range of productivity topics
  • GTD Getting Started & Refresher Series to reinforce the fundamentals you may have learned in a GTD course, coaching, or book
  • Extensive audio, video, and document library
  • Slice of GTD Life series to see how others are making GTD stick
  • David Allen’s exclusive interviews with people in his network all over the world
  • Lively members-only discussion forums sharing ideas, tips, and tricks

Note: GTD Connect is designed to reinforce your learning, and we also recommend that you take a course, get individual coaching, or read the Getting Things Done book.

Ready to start your free trial?

Sep 5, 2023

You may already be familiar with Peter Byrom from his insightful participation in the GTD forums. Now you'll have a chance to hear him describe the arc of his GTD journey. He talks in detail about the digital tools he has used, including Things, Todoist, and Outlook. Peter also reflects on his recent experience with the more subtle relationship between next actions and projects, and the Purpose and Principles horizon. At one point he refers to the GTD story that we posted in written form in 2019, and you can read that by clicking here. After the interview, Peter helpfully recorded a six-minute video about his Todoist setup. Click here for that video.

You can listen to the entire conversation from August 2021 at GTD Connect®.

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This audio is one of many available at GTD Connect, a learning space and community hub for all things GTD. Join GTD practitioners from around the world in learning, sharing, and developing the skills for stress-free productivity.

Sign up for a free guest pass
Learn about membership options

Knowing how to get the right things done is a key to success. It’s easy to get distracted and overwhelmed. Stay focused and increase productivity with GTD Connect—a subscription-based online learning center from the David Allen Company. GTD Connect gives you access to a wealth of multimedia content designed to help you stay on track and deepen your awareness of principles you can also learn in GTD courses, coaching, and by reading the Getting Things Done book. You’ll also get the support and encouragement of a thriving global community of people you won’t find anywhere else.

If you already know you’d like to join, click here to choose from monthly or annual options.

If you’d like to try GTD Connect free for 14 days, read on for what’s included and how to get your free trial.

During your 14-day free trial, you will have access to:

  • Recorded webinars with David Allen & the certified coaches and trainers on a wide range of productivity topics
  • GTD Getting Started & Refresher Series to reinforce the fundamentals you may have learned in a GTD course, coaching, or book
  • Extensive audio, video, and document library
  • Slice of GTD Life series to see how others are making GTD stick
  • David Allen’s exclusive interviews with people in his network all over the world
  • Lively members-only discussion forums sharing ideas, tips, and tricks

Note: GTD Connect is designed to reinforce your learning, and we also recommend that you take a course, get individual coaching, or read the Getting Things Done book.

Ready to start your free trial?

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