46: Getting Things Done – Interview with Mike Williams
CEO of the David Allen Company
Listen to this interview to learn:
- Smart steps to take when you find yourself in a situation where the rules and structures have changed (or vanished!).
- How stretching beyond the comfort zone led to great opportunities.
- Key points to consider as a founder transitions to a new role and brings in a CEO.
- How the best practices of your business life can bring order and harmony to your family life, as well.
Mike Williams brings 22 years of diverse training, leadership, and organizational development to his role as CEO of the David Allen Company, a global leader in productivity training and consulting that provides services designed to increase performance, capacity, and aligned execution. The company counts among its clients some of the world’s most prestigious corporations, including over 40% of Fortune 100 companies.
David Allen’s methodology Getting Things Done® (GTD) provides proven techniques for gaining greater control and perspective. This pioneering and proven system has assisted millions of people worldwide and has well earned its recognition as the gold standard in personal management and productivity for many of the world’s best and brightest people and companies. Mike was a featured panelist at the 2009 inaugural Getting Things Done® conference in San Francisco. His strong enthusiasm for GTD has led him to develop a curriculum for teaching the methodology to children.
Before becoming CEO of the David Allen Company, Mike was Senior Business Leader for GE Healthcare, where he was responsible for creating and executing the strategic plan and vision of his division. He earned the GE Healthcare Hero Award for leading the team responsible for orchestrating the extremely successful integration of two service organizations with distinct corporate cultures. His team utilized GTD planning and execution models to achieve integration and realignment in 60 days.
For more information, visit Mike’s website.
Contact Info for Mike Williams
Business Telephone: 805-646-8432
Web address: DavidCo.com
Travels From: Los Angeles, CA