Doug’s GTD Story

Tell us a little about you and your work My name is Doug Crane and I am a librarian by profession for over 22 years. I currently have the honor to serve as Director of the Palm Beach County Library System in southeast Florida where I oversee the major executive functions of a busy seventeen-branch …

What is GTD?

Keys to the GTD® Methodology People often ask us, “So, what is GTD?” If you’re new to GTD or have been looking for a succinct way to explain it to others, check out this short video where David Allen shares the keys to the Getting Things Done® methodology. Hear why GTD can help you feel …

20 Things GTD is Not

GTD is not about managing time better It’s about managing your attention GTD is not about having better control over the world It’s about being in control on where you put your focus GTD is not about setting plans and achieving fixed goals It’s about having the freedom to explore options GTD is not about …

GTD Courses and Coaching

Looking for GTD Training? David Allen Company Global Partners offer GTD public and private courses and coaching services around the world.  Here are a few links to get started:   GTD Training in the United States GTD® Focus GTD Focus is the Exclusive Partner for the delivery of Getting Things Done® (GTD®) individual coaching in the …

Marx’s GTD Story

Your name  Marx Acosta-Rubio What do you do for work? I own several companies and coach entrepreneurs how to be successful and happy. Where do you live? Near Dallas, Texas. How did you hear about GTD? A friend recommended the book and then I hired David Allen to be my first consultant for my first …

Starting with where you are, not where you should be

Question: Why does Getting Things Done® focus on the “weeds” rather than the higher-level stuff? Why don’t we start with goals and vision and then make our way to day-to-day work? David Allen: I appreciate your question. The professional and personal self-help training programs consistently emphasize higher-horizon focus—clarity of purpose, values, vision, goals, etc. I agree that …