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Getting Things Done (GTD)

Getting Things Done (GTD) is a time-management methodology developed by productivity consultant David Allen. The system aims to help individuals and teams organise tasks, priorities, and objectives in a way that frees mental space and allows for more focused work. GTD emphasises the importance of capturing all tasks and ideas in an external system to declutter the mind, thereby making it easier to focus on the task at hand. It is based on the idea that one needs a reliable system to store tasks and reminders outside of one's head to function most effectively. The GTD method is outlined in Allen's book, "Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity," first published in 2001.

Origin of the Getting Things Done (GTD)
The Getting Things Done (GTD) methodology was created by David Allen, a productivity consultant. He first introduced the GTD system in his book "Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity," which was published in 2001. The methodology has since gained widespread acclaim and has been implemented by individuals and organisations around the world.
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General Manager. Since the early 2000s, Trevor has worked with thousands of Talent Management professionals to develop and apply assessment-based talent management solutions for selecting, developing and managing people. Trevor is an active member of the TTI Success Insights (TTISI) Global Advisory Council, contributes to TTISI product development and is a regular presenter at TTISI-R3. He is honoured to have received multiple Blue Diamond Awards and, more recently, the Bill Brooks Impact Award recognising his contributions to the TTISI global network.

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