You lucky listeners have a special podcast this week today "GDT" (Getting Things Done). First, Rob takes some time to answer a question from one of our listeners on how to get started on a path to wellness. Then, you'll hear from our guest speaker, David Allen, the author of Getting Things Done . Are you spinning in your head with all the things going on in your life and think you need to manage your time better? David will show you that it’s not about time management but about finding space in your head to think. It’s about understanding what outcomes you are committed to make and what actions you need to take. You will learn how to organize your life to reduce stress and create more space for creativity. Ahh.. that sounds good!
“Most people are still trying to use their head as their office…It wasn’t designed for that. Your head is designed for having ideas but not for hanging onto them.”- David Allen
David sees himself as a lazy guy that was always looking for the easiest way to do things. After helping many of his friend’s businesses find success by making things easier, he started creating models around what he was teaching and became a consultant. He had a martial arts training that taught him how to clear his head for a fight but realized this is what people needed in business and daily life. Slowly he applied these principles to helping normal people clear their heads, get more done with less effort, and reduce the stress.
2:41 -Starting Over: Q/A with listener Will (Notes below):
3:55 -Workout: Which should you begin with this year?
8:00 -Nutrition: How should you eat?
16:12 -Mindset: How to create a path of success to achieve goals
21:55 -Interview with David Allen
22:17 -David’s Story
25:19 -From 9 year old to CEO’s, learn how to organize you life
27:15 -The methodology behind the book and how it can help you.
29:06 -How do you free the space in your mind
31:38 -How taking 45 seconds now can chance your life!
33:10 -5 Steps of the GDT System
33:25 -Step1: Capture
34:16 -Step 2: Clarify
35:59 -Step 3: Organize
36:35 -How do you get through the emotional block?
38:11 -How to organize your lists
39:56 -The best apps to use for helping use
41.28 -Tricks to not get things lost in your notebook
42:52 -Getting back on the path once you have fallen off
44:05 -Step 4: Reflect and weekly review
48:59 -Step 5: Engage
49:43 -How you get out of your head and be present.
52:00 -The time it takes for Step 1
52:40 -Your head is not your office!
55:00 -GDT Fundamentals Workshop
56:55 -David’s 1 biggest piece of advice to you
58:45 -GDT for children
1:01:30 -How you can actually relax on the weekends and vacations
1:03:10 -Best piece of advice to take action on now…2 minute rule
January 20th 2016
Century City, CA
QUESTION from Will: I haven’t worked out in years. What is the best way to get started. I am about 50 Pounds overweight. I have tried all kinds of diets but no luck. What would you suggest with someone starting over?
Mindset: How to create the mindset to succeed
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