David Allen

Productivity Guru & Author
Fee Range: $50,000–$75,000 [FEE NOTE]
Travels From: California
David Allen is an international author, lecturer, and founder and President of the David Allen Company, a management consulting, coaching, and training company.

In the last twenty years he has developed and implemented productivity improvement programs for over a half million professionals in hundreds of organizations worldwide, including many Fortune 500 corporations and U.S. Government agencies.

He delivers public and in-house seminars, executive workflow coaching, and consulting programs that address interactive and organizational productivity and alignment issues.

Having logged thousands of hours working with individual executives and senior professionals, David has developed a revolutionary, unique and highly practical system for improving personal and organizational productivity.

He is the author of two books -the international best-selling book,
Getting Things Done: the Art of Stress-Free Productivity (Viking; 2001) and Ready for Anything: 52 Productivity Principles for Work and Life (Viking; 2003). He has published numerous essays and articles in professional journals and periodicals on the topic of personal effectiveness. More than 150 of his original essays have been featured in his e-newsletter, "David Allen's Productivity Principles," with a global readership of more than 120,000 people.

He is a popular keynote speaker on the topics of time and stress management, individual and team productivity, and high performance work practices.

Most Requested Topics:

  • The Five Keys to Mastering Workflow
  • Managing Commitments - the Key to Relaxed Control
  • Creating Order Out of Chaos - Staying Afloat in a World of Too Much to Do
  • Getting Things Done the Art of Stress-Free Productivity
  • Getting Projects Off Your Mind and Moving - Why Natural Planning is Not Normal
  • Mastering the Art of Work
  • What's On Your Mind? How to Stop Unproductive Thinking and Get Things Done
  • Making Change Stick - the Two Magic Ingredients
  • Getting Things Off Your Mind and Getting Them Done - The Zen of In-Basket Maintenance
  • Leveraging Focus and Vision - Harnessing the Power of Imagery in Life and Work
  • Ready for Anything