Getting Things Done

The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

Ranked #1 in Time Management, Ranked #1 in Productivitysee more rankings.

"The Bible of business and personal productivity" —Lifehack

"A completely revised and updated edition of the blockbuster bestseller from 'the personal productivity guru'"Fast Company

Since it was first published almost fifteen years ago, David Allen’s Getting Things Done has become one of the most influential business books of its era, and the ultimate book on personal organization. “GTD” is now shorthand for an entire way of approaching professional and personal tasks, and has spawned an entire culture of websites,...

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Tony Hsieh CEO/Zappos.comGetting Things Done by David Allen. He recently spoke at our Zappos all-hands meeting and gave me a signed copy of his book. (Source)

Ev Williams Co-Founder/Twitter, CEO/MediumRecommends this book

Dustin Moskovitz Co-founder/Facebook and AsanaPut first things first. (Source)

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Ken Norton Recommends this book

Eric Rose Chairman/Columbia University Department of SurgeryWhen I'm flat-out stressed about the volume and complexity of my work, I open this book and find immediate ways to gain a sense of control. That's really a critical need for decision making. David made me what I am today: headstrong and proud of it. (Source)

Joline Godfrey A true skeptic of most management fixes, I have to say David's program is a winner! (Source)

Michael McCullough Helps you actually to action. (Source)

Carola Endicott Warning: Reading Getting Things Done can be hazardous to your old habits of procrastination. David Allen's approach is refreshingly simple and intuitive. He provides the systems, tools, and tips to achieve profound results. (Source)

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Nicholas C. Zakas If you’re like me and have trouble sleeping because your mind keeps telling you all the stuff you need to do, this book is great: I’m amazed at how much less busy my brain feels, especially at night. (Source)

Scott Keyes Business-wise, Getting Things Done. Big believer in the David Allen method. (Source)

Lewis Smith "Getting Things Done" by David Allen really changed my whole attitude to managing myself and all the stuff I have going on. It's not the best written book, but the concepts in it were revolutionary to me and meant I went from feeling stressed all the time about work, to much calmer with much less stuff in my head. (Source)

Todd Henry The manual for personal productivity. (Source)

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