What if the secret to getting more done wasn’t to push harder… but to relax? That’s the message from today’s podcast guest — bestselling author and productivity guru, David Allen.
When it comes to radically increasing your productivity, nobody knows more than David. Widely recognized as a world authority on both personal and organizational productivity, his work has literally changed the lives of millions of people around the globe, and his bestselling book — Getting Things Done — was named “the definitive business self-help book of the decade” by no less than Time Magazine.
Pretty impressive, right?!
So you can bet your sweet patootie that I was BEYOND pumped to sit down with David to find out how we can hack our productivity, get more done, and crush our to-do lists.
But if you’re expecting the same old advice about ‘hustling’ and ‘working harder’, think again: David’s decades of research centre around one simple truth: that our rate of productivity is directly proportional to our ability to relax.
… Aaahh! Sounds like my cup of (chamomile) tea!
So if you’d love to know how to ditch the overwhelm, alleviate stress and chaos, and get more done — with more calm and clarity — than ever before… then pop in those ear buds, baby! You’re in for a treat.
In this episode we chat about:
- His journey and how he got to where he is today (06:49)
- The inspiration behind his wildly success productivity system and bestselling book Getting Things Done (09:19)
- The 5 stages of mastering workflow (11:33)
- The biggest thing holding you back from super productivity (14:30)
- The power of creating space and why you need to learn how to ‘braindump’ (17:13)
- The secret to finding focus and getting in a state of flow (19:55)
- How to prioritize your tasks (and why this is so essential) (28:19)
- How your intuition influences your productivity (35:04)
- Why we procrastinate — and how to stop it (for good) (36:40)
- How to create new habits (44:48)
- Plus so much more!
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