Getting Things Done by Dave Allen


Productivity is a hot topic, and with good reason – we have less time it seems (it’s debatable), and more things to divide our attention on. I find myself luridly drawn to those Inc. and FastCompany articles that appear almost daily, telling us how to get a grip on our time management. But recently I read the big Kahuna of personal productivity. Here’s what I got from it.

Dave Allen’s book Getting Things Done is considered the modern day bible for productivity and personal effectiveness, and not only because of its widespread influence upon knowledge workers and executives of the 21st Century, particularly those based in Silicon Valley, but also because of its comprehensive and fastidious nature. It’s an epic.Read More »