Getting Things Done



Our GTD® podcasts are here to support you at every stage of your GTD practice. You will hear David Allen and others interviewing people from all walks of life about their journey with GTD, from beginners to those who have been at it for years. The podcasts include personal and professional stories, as well as practical tips about GTD systems for desktop and mobile, using apps and paper. Start listening now and you'll be well on your way to stress-free productivity.


  • Ep. 127: Duct Tape Marketing

    20/10/2021 Duration: 22min

    From the archives: David Allen sits down with John Jantsch from Duct Tape Marketing and talk about Getting Things Done®

  • Ep. 126: You Are Smarter Than Your Mind

    05/10/2021 Duration: 04min

    David Allen offers this reminder that you can be smarter than your mind by capturing, clarifying, and organizing your thoughts.

  • Ep. 125: Capture Into Your In-Tray

    28/09/2021 Duration: 03min

    David Allen talks about capturing into your physical in-tray.    …………………………………………………. ………………………………………………….  #GTD #gettingthingsdone #DavidAllen #GTDpartner #GTDofficial #mindlikewater #FreedomFocusGTD #WeeklyReview

  • Ep 124: Growing Up On GTD®

    22/09/2021 Duration: 11min

    From the archives: David Allen interviews Garrison, the son of a staff member who was coached in GTD® at the age of 10 years old. What happens when someone grows up on GTD®?

  • Ep 123: The GTD® Ecosystem

    15/09/2021 Duration: 13min

    From the archives: A discussion about all of the components that can possibly make up your ideal GTD® system, since there is no one perfect system.

  • Inside Personal Growth Interview

    07/09/2021 Duration: 33min

    From the archives: David talks with Greg Voisen from Inside Personal Growth as they discuss GTD. The topics and conversation have as much value today as they did back then.

  • Ep. 121: The Three Cs of Effective Systems

    01/09/2021 Duration: 05min

    David Allen talks about the three Cs of effective systems -- Consistent, Current, and Context-driven. …………………………………………………. ………………………………………………….  #GTD #gettingthingsdone #DavidAllen #GTDpartner #GTDofficial #mindlikewater #FreedomFocusGTD #WeeklyReview

  • Ep. 120: GTD® and the Phenomenon of List Managers

    25/08/2021 Duration: 24min

    From the archives: Different perspectives on what's good to know and what's good to use when it comes to the abundance of list managers that are now available as GTD becomes more popular.

  • Ep 119: The Power of Naming Things

    17/08/2021 Duration: 05min

    David Allen talks about the apparent, and the more subtle, power of naming things.

  • Ep 118: Work Awesome Interviews David Allen

    11/08/2021 Duration: 20min

    David hops on the Work Awesome podcast to talk about Getting Things Done.

  • Ep 117: David Allen interviewed by Doug Goldstein

    03/08/2021 Duration: 12min

    From the archives: David was interviewed by Doug Goldstein about GTD in general but also about how it translates into the financial planning side of life. 

  • Ep 116: Getting Started with GTD

    27/07/2021 Duration: 05min

    From the archives: Kelly Forrester and David Allen talk about pointers and tips, and where can you start, when it comes to learning GTD.

  • Ep 115: In Conversation with Evan Taubenfeld

    20/07/2021 Duration: 55min

    From the Archives: David Allen interviews Evan Taubenfeld, a young up-and-coming rock musician, writer, and producer. David calls him a prime candidate for the poster child of GTD. Listen in as Evan shares how he uses GTD in his creative process.

  • Ep 114: Leading Organizations Through Challenging Times with GTD

    14/07/2021 Duration: 01h04min

    Lots to discuss about challenging times and the economy, and people trying to do more with less and how that relates to their individual and organizational systems.

  • Ep. 113: Best Practice of Organize

    07/07/2021 Duration: 29min

    From the archives: Kelly Forrester, David Allen and Robert Peake talk about some of the best practices to complete the Organize portion of the 5 step process, as they also describe what Organize really means.

  • Ep. 112: Holacracy and Dynamic Steering

    29/06/2021 Duration: 49min

    From the archives: What would your organizational structure be like if everyone is fully accountable for the roles they hold, both implicitly and explicitly? Can you imagine meetings where the things that you have your attention on are consistently and efficiently processed to concrete Projects & Next Actions? Join David Allen and Kelly Forrister as they speak with the experts from HolacracyOne. They'll talk about the "Holacracy" operating system, how it's been integrated into the David Allen Company, and how it complements GTD.

  • Ep. 111: GTD for Creative People

    22/06/2021 Duration: 48min

    From the GTD Slice of Life archive: Musician Evan Taubenfeld and entertainment lawyer Danny Passman join David Allen and Coach Kelly Forrister in an inspiring conversation about GTD for creative people. Lots of wonderful nuggets in this one about finding the creative spark within the structure of a GTD system.

  • Ep. 110: GTD on KQED

    15/06/2021 Duration: 52min

    From the archives: David Allen joins Scott Shafer on KQED Public Radio's show called Forum. He describes his system of reducing stress, becoming more creative, while increasing productivity.

  • Ep. 109: GTD on the Road

    08/06/2021 Duration: 54min

    From the archives: David shares his experience with GTD on the road and optimizing travel productivity.

  • Ep. 108: How GTD Can Help Reduce Burnout - part 2 of 2

    01/06/2021 Duration: 46min

    Part 2 of 2 (The complete conversation is available at GTDconnect) David Allen met with three trainers from our global network, to discuss how GTD can help to reduce burnout. While it has been an issue for years, burnout has been rising steeply since early 2020. The World Health Organization now calls burnout an official medical diagnosis. It is a result of chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed, and is characterized by three dimensions: feelings of energy depletion or exhaustion increased mental distance from one?s job, or feelings of negativism or cynicism related to one?s job reduced professional efficacy For this discussion, David is joined by Emily Gregory, Morten Rovik, and William Elliott. Morten shared an infographic on the stress curve. You can click here to download the PDF. Emily Gregory VitalSmarts One Productive Minute Morten Rovik produktiveNorge GTD Nordic podcast (in English) William Elliott ActionCo

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