BBC: The psychology of the to-do list
Your mind loves it when a plan comes together – the mere act of planning how to do something frees us from the burden of unfinished tasks.
The Atlantic: David Allen on How to Fix Your Life
James Fallows interviews David for The Atlantic, about coping with the modern nightmare of
email and all-hours connectedness.
How to clear your inbox, make decisions, and generally get things done
David speaks with Tom Fox, who writes The Washington Post's Federal Coach blog, and is the Director of the Partnership for Public Service's Center for Government Leadership. They discuss some of the productivity issues that leaders face and how to get them unstuck.
The 10 Best self-help books
What's your favorite self-help book of all time? According to "The Independent" in the U.K, David Allen's Getting Things Done is number four, above works by Dale Carnegie, Eckhart Tolle and a Roman emperor. Excerpt from the article: "The likeable geek says we need to apply a two-minute rule to decisions and operate a 'do it, delegate it, defer it, drop it' principle."
SF Chronicle interviews David Allen: Staying on track
In an interview with The Chronicle, David discusses ways to stay productive amid information overload.
David Allen feature article in The New York Times business section
David paints a broad "state of the union" perspective on the topic of productivity, and what you need to know to eliminate overwhelm and stay focused.
Video interview about technology with David Allen on Bloomberg
David talks about the impact of technology on productivity. He speaks with Cory Johnson on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg West."
Fast Company: 30 Second MBA videos with Mike Williams
CEO Mike Williams is featured in three videos on Fast Company. First, Mike gives you the inside look with practical advice on how he prioritizes his day. Next, he talks about how he inspires his staff. Last but not least, Mike tells you how he prepares for a big meeting.
Fast Company: Turning Information Overload Into Knowledge
CEO Mike Williams and other industry CEOs talk to Fast Company about the best ways to channel the overload of information they receive every day into useful information.
My Quest for the Best
David Allen Company CEO Mike Williams gives an insightful interview on the importance of learning "agility competency" in order to flourish in today’s work environment, his professional journey through corporate America, and how Getting Things Done became his indispensable tool in that process.
The Atlantic Wire's Media Diet asks David Allen what he reads
The Atlantic Wire's Media Diet regularly reaches out to prominent figures in media, entertainment, politics, the arts and the literary world to hear about how they deal with the torrent of information in our world.
LifeHack interview with David Allen
On this podcast episode, Mike Vardy chats with David Allen, who introduces his new CEO, Mike Williams.
Keys to success for startups, on the Dorm Room Tycoon
David discusses gaining control and focus and the keys to success that startups can look for when launching their new venture.
David Allen featured in Leadership Hall of Fame
Discover why David was selected for Fast Company's Leadership Hall of Fame, and how his book Getting Things Done still resonates in today's constantly changing high-tech world.
David Allen named one of Top 50 motivational people on the web
Under30CEO.com has compiled its list of the most motivational people on the web, and David Allen is near the top.
David Allen talks about the best way to make a plan
Meetings and good ideas often end up going nowhere unless the right thinking is done on the front end.
David Allen featured in new book Willpower
GTD and David Allen's work with Drew Carey are featured prominently in this new book by John Tierney and Roy F. Baumeister.
David Allen interviewed on TechCrunch TV
David Allen talks with TechCrunch TV about how America can get things done.
David Allen interviewed on KQED
David talks to NPR station KQED about GTD, the gnawing sense of anxiety, and the strategic value of a clear mind.
David Allen interviewed on Live Digital
David Allen discusses key GTD principles for increasing performance and being productive while avoiding the trap of getting bogged down with emerging technologies and the process of trying to get organized. The segment with David begins at 10:08.
Harvard Business Review: Being More Productive
Harvard Business Review has a terrific new interview with David Allen and Tony Schwartz. It’s an in-depth discussion of the importance of having a system for making choices wisely and managing your energy effectively.
PC Magazine's Twitter Top 100
PC Magazine named David Allen one of the top 100 people you should follow on Twitter
David Allen on MSNBC - Staying Productive
MSNBC featured David Allen on their Daily Rundown show talking about staying productive in a high-tech world.
David Allen on MSNBC - Avoiding Burnout
MSNBC featured David Allen on their Daily Rundown show talking about productivity, Getting Things Done, and avoiding burnout.
NPR: GTD featured on All Things Considered
National Public Radio explores how tech-savvy individuals are drawn to GTD.
Costco Connection: Feature of David Allen & GTD
David Allen and GTD are featured as the cover story of Costco Connection.
The Science Behind GTD
A scientific evaluation of why GTD works
BusinessWeek: How I Got a Grip on My Workweek
BusinessWeek Executive Editor Ellen Joan Pollock gets coached by the David Allen Company.
Christian Science Monitor: Mastering the High-Tech Tools that Help Us
Feature story about the value of GTD and David Allen's work.
Time Magazine: The Oracle of Organization
Time reports on Getting Things Done.
CNN.com: Cutting Through the Clutter with GTD
An Article from CNN.com on cutting through the clutter to get things done.
U.S. News & World Report: The Art of Getting Things Done
A look at GTD and what's it's doing for today's business world.
The Atlantic: Organize Your Life!
Jim Fallows examines how the modern condition is to be overwhelmed by everything. Now comes David Allen, who can teach even you how to stop stewing and start doing.
Fast Company: You can do anything - but not everything.
Fast Company features David Allen and his unique advice on how to keep up the pace -- without wearing yourself down.
Fast Company: Six Ways to Slow Down Smart
How do people accustomed to life in the fast lane handle slower times -- and prepare for the next cycle of growth?
Wired Magazine: A Guide To Getting Things Done
If you thought your time-management skills were up to scratch, think again. David Allen's personal-productivity guidebook Getting Things Done has become a call to arms for webheads who want to accomplish more tasks in less time.
Fast Company: Don't Manage Time, Manage Yourself
Insights on the GTD approach, in particular, how it's about managing yourself, not your time.
About.com: Interview with David Allen
Top productivity guru shares his thoughts and experience about entrepreneurship.
American Way Magazine
Think there aren't enough hours in a day? Then you haven't met the devotees of GTD.
BusinessWeek: Getting Serious about Getting Things Done
BusinessWeek looks at the phenomenon of GTD.
BBC News: Organise your life the Downing St way
Giles Wilson with the BBC News Online Magazine interviews David Allen.