WHO IS HE
- Guru of time management
- Author of best selling book GTD
- One of the most influencial people in 2006
WHY IS HE FAMOUS
His book, “GTD: The Art of Stress Free Productivity" revolutionised the way thousands of manager manage their time. The techniques, that David uses are really down-to-earthg. It starts with the philosophy to get everything that you have to do, out from your head. Surprisingly, that is a big step towards less stress and higher productivity! Then David shows, what concretely you have to do for that. You will make lists, long lists. You put everything into it, from your project plan-writing task to dentist appointment. Then you will get these lists shorter by doing all the stuff that takes less than 2 minutes, right away! Then you delegate and delete. Then you review. Then you get all the stuff done. David Allen is ranked among 50 people worldwide who matter the most in 2006. This list also features people like Jeff Bezos (Amazon.com), Bill Gates, Sergey Brin (Google), Richard Branson and many more. Follow this link to read about Business 2.0 ranking Business Week has David´s book Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress Free Productivity on their long-run best selling business book list. Click here to see full listing.
WHY WE LIKE HIM
Because the methods he offers are simple and suprisingly obvious. David does not promise that will reveal a secret formula, however his method, called simply GTD (Getting thngs done) to a large extend increases the effectivness of work. David is a great speaker, cool person and engages the public, so they start, even during the seminar to implement GTD in their lifes.