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Who Is David Allen?
David Allen (born December 28, 1945) is an American productivity consultant best known for the creation of a time management method called "Getting Things Done". He claims to have had 35 professions before age 35 but began applying his perspective on productivity with businesses in the 1980s when he was awarded a contract to design a program for executives and managers at Lockheed.
The Best David Allen Books of All Time
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Best David Allen Quotes
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"If you’re like me, you like getting things done and doing them well, and yet you also want to savor life in ways that seem increasingly elusive, if not downright impossible, if you’re working too hard."- David Allen, Getting Things Done
"Complete the projects you begin, fulfill the commitments you have made, live up to your promises—then both your subconscious and conscious selves can have success, which leads to a feeling of fulfillment, worthiness and oneness."- David Allen, Getting Things Done
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