Your Head Is Not For Holding Ideas (with David Allen)
Your mind is brilliant at surfacing potential insights, and connecting dots that help you solve problems. However, many people rely on their mind as the key repository for all of their hunches and ideas, which is not a great system. Too many things slip through the cracks.
On this episode, David Allen shares the five key steps for turning hunches into breakthroughs, and why he’s just released a workbook companion to his bestselling book Getting Things Done.
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The intro music for the AC podcast is by Joshua Seurkamp. End remix is by DJ Z-Trip.
Positioning himself as an “arms dealer for the creative revolution”, Todd Henry teaches leaders and organizations how to establish practices that lead to everyday brilliance. He is the author of five books (The Accidental Creative, Die Empty, Louder Than Words, Herding Tigers, The Motivation Code) which have been translated into more than a dozen languages, and he speaks and consults across dozens of industries on creativity, leadership, and passion for work.