Andrew Miner on Getting Things Done
Radio Interview: Wednesday, 15 August 2012
I interviewed Andrew Miner on "Getting Things Done" on Philosophy in Action Radio on Wednesday, 15 August 2012. You can listen to or download the podcast below.
Getting Things Done (or GTD) is an organizational system developed by David Allen during his 20-plus years of consulting with business professionals and executives. Its primary virtue is its sound epistemological approach and its concrete advice on how to apply that approach to daily activities. The end result of using it is that you are able to handle many more projects simultaneously with little or no stress.
Andrew Miner is a Software Engineer who has worked at several very large companies (IBM, Amazon, Microsoft) and at a number of startups and small companies as well. For the past 5 years, he has actively applied GTD in his own life and work. He has written extensively on GTD in his blog, as well as given a number of lectures it. He lives in the Santa Cruz mountains with his wife of 12 years, Rachel, and his 8-year-old son Cameron.
- Duration: 57:43
- Download: MP3 File (13.2 MB)
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- What GTD (or "Getting Things Done") is
- The basic GTD methodology
- Why GTD works
- How to get started with GTD
- Useful tools for GTD
- The review process
- Applying GTD to email
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