Getting Things Done®
Fee ranges between: $22,001 - $32,000
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- Specializes in: Author, Balance Life/Work, Stress Management, Time Management/Productivity
David Allen is an author, consultant, international lecturer, and Founder of the David Allen Company. He is widely recognized as the world’s leading authority on personal and organizational productivity. His thirty years of pioneering research, coaching and education of some of the world’s highest-performing professionals, corporations and institutions, has earned him Forbes’ recognition as one of the top five executive coaches in the United States, and as one of the “Top 100 thought leaders” by Leadership magazine. Fast Company hailed David Allen “One of the world’s most influential thinkers” in the arena of personal productivity, for his outstanding programs and writing on time and stress management, the power of aligned focus and vision, and his groundbreaking methodologies in management and executive peak performance. Time Magazine labeled his first book, Getting Things Done as “the defining self-help business book of the decade.”
David Allen is the author of three books; the international bestseller, Getting Things Done: the Art of Stress-Free Productivity (“GTD” as the method is popularly known), Ready for Anything, and Making It All Work: Winning at the Game of Work and Business of Life.
Getting Things Done has been a perennial business bestseller since its publication in 2001, and is now published in 28 languages.
Getting Things Done has spawned an international movement of devoted adopters from executives, techies, soldiers, entrepreneurs, university professors, musicians, students and the clergy. It has given rise to a thriving “GTD” industry of web sites, blogs and software applications. Internet searches bring up tens of millions of references. David Allen is a rarity in the Twitter world, as one of the few non-celebrities with over a million followers hanging on his wit and inspiration.
Getting Things Done
This presentation describes the core principles for stress-free productivity, applicable to individuals, teams, and whole enterprises, and key techniques that can be immediately implemented.
The two key elements of self and organizational management are staying (1) in control and (2) meaningfully focused. Both factors are at risk for more and more people as the speed of change continues to increase in our global, competitive, always-on world. Staying on top of your world—personally, professionally, and organizationally—is a growing challenge. There is a way to navigate this turbulence effectively, in a sustainable way, but it does not happen automatically. It requires the application of specific best practices that can be learned, installed, and habituated.
Key Learning Points:
• Why lack of space, not lack of time, is the key limitation
• The five steps for creating relaxed, focused control
• How to create the optimal performance state
• Best practices for achieving and maintaining executive sanity
• How to optimize personal systems for getting the most meaningful work done
Additional Topics Include:
• The Five Keys to Mastering Workflow Managing Commitments - the Key to Relaxed Control
• Creating Order Out of Chaos - Staying Afloat in a World of Too Much to Do
• Getting Things Done: the Art of Stress-Free Productivity
• Getting Projects Off Your Mind and Moving - Why Natural Planning is Not Normal
• Mastering the Art of Work
• What's On Your Mind? How to Stop Unproductive Thinking and Get Things Done
• Making Change Stick - the Two Magic Ingredients
• Getting Things Off Your Mind and Getting Them Done - The Zen of In-Basket Maintenance
• Leveraging Focus and Vision - Harnessing the Power of Imagery in Life and Work
• Ready for Anything