Meet David

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Mind Like Water

I’m often identified by my description of a relaxed balance of perspective and control, known as “mind like water.” This is not an empty mind (it’s impossible to have nothing on your mind, if you’re conscious); it’s a mind that is operating at a more productive and creative level. GTD® helps you achieve and maintain that optimal condition, by using your mental energies to think about things rather than think of them.
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David's Journey

David Earns Black Belt

David Earns Black Belt

The language David uses to teach about the productive experience shows the influence of his time spent earning a black belt in karate.

David Is Livin’ the Dream

David Is Livin’ the Dream

David’s approach to work/life balance isn’t about creating separation between work and the rest of life. It’s about appropriate engagement, giving his full attention to whatever he’s doing—whether it’s working while at home, or enjoying friends and family without having to think about work.

David Speaks at the DO Lectures

David Speaks at the DO Lectures

When David was invited to speak at the DO Lectures in Wales, he talked about the importance of getting stuff off our minds into a trusted external system. Freed from having to track life’s many commitments, our mental energy is available to do more creative and productive work.

David Unveils New Brand

David Unveils New Brand

Showing his trademark flair for balance and fun, David unveils the new GTD brand. The launch of the new brand starts with a responsively designed site—featuring more video, audio, and photos—that you can easily access from your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer.