GTD is short for Getting Things Done. It’s a system for doing just that. Doing things, not worrying about them by writing things down and making lists The list then allows you to stop worrying about the task. The other key feature is never writing down projects, just the first task of that project. “You can’t do a project, just the tasks within a project” is one of David Allen’s mantras.
The simple summary is:
Here’s a speech by the master himself given to Google employees.