In this episode, Dr. David Hanscom talks with David Allen, bestselling author of Getting Things Done, about how his approach can help you put steps into action once you've learned about chronic pain and are ready to take control of your life again. He explains the value of starting where you are and not where you should be, and using a step-by-step approach to get the day-to-day things under control first. He discusses how to organize your thinking, and build up an “external brain” - e.g., a computer app or a piece of paper - to capture what you need to do and stay engaged to get it done. For more information, visit: https://backincontrol.com
One of the world’s most influential thinkers on productivity, David Allen’s 35 years experience as a management consultant and executive coach have earned him the titles of “personal productivity guru” by Fast Company Magazine and one of America’s top 5 executive coaches by Forbes Magazine. His bestselling book, the groundbreaking Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity, has been published in thirty languages; and the “GTD” methodology it describes has become a global phenomenon. David, his company, and his partners are dedicated to teaching people how to stay relaxed and productive in our fast paced world.
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