Upcoming Author Interview: David Allen and Edward Lamont

David Allen, Edward Lamont, Sally Haldorson

March 25, 2024


We're excited to learn how to get things done together—with David Allen and Edward Lamont.

Our next live-streamed interview will be with international best-selling author David Allen and Getting Things Done partner Edward Lamont, authors of the new book Team: Getting Things Done with OthersThe authors will be in conversation with Sally Haldorson, Porchlight's Managing Director.

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
2pm CST/3pm EST
Live on YouTube, LinkedIn, and Facebook

→  If you need bulk copies for your business book club, organization, or teams at home (AKA “family”), we at Porchlight Book Company offer competitive discounts on all bulk book purchases.

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A groundbreaking book about how to harness the power of collaboration and work most effectively in groups—coauthored by Getting Things Done’s David Allen.

When Getting Things Done was published in 2001, it was a game changer. By revealing the principles of healthy high performance at an individual level, it transformed the experience of work and leisure for millions. Twenty years later, it has become clear that the best way to build on that success is at the team level, and one of the most frequently asked questions by dedicated GTD users is how to get an entire team onboard. 
By building on the effectiveness of what GTD does for individuals, Team will offer a better way of working in an organization, while simultaneously nourishing a culture that allows individuals’ skills to flourish. Using case studies from some of the world’s largest and most successful companies, Team shows how leaders have employed the principles of team productivity to improve communication, enable effective execution, and reduce stress on team members. These principles are increasingly important in the post-pandemic workplace, where the very nature of how people work together has changed so dramatically. 
Team is the most significant addition to the GTD canon since the original, and in offering a roadmap for building a culture of healthy high performance, will be welcomed by readers working in any sized group or organization. 

About the Authors

David Allen is an Associate Professor of English Education at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York (CUNY). His research focuses on how groups collaborate and create together, in schools and other settings.

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David Allen is an international best-selling author who is widely recognized as the world's leading expert on personal and organizational productivity. Time Magazine called his flagship book, Getting Things Done "the definitive business self-help book of the decade."
Edward Lamont is co-founder and Senior Partner of Next Action Associates, the GTD partner for the UK and Ireland. H

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Sally’s mission as Porchlight’s Managing Director is to make Porchlight a great place to work for employees, and a consistently high-performing service organization for everyone in or orbiting the publishing industry. After 25 years working in book retail, she has developed a penchant for business strategy, both as a socio-economic force and a literary genre. Happy to put her English and Creative Writing degrees to work, she helped craft three editions of The 100 Best Business Books of All Time, and she reads, writes, and reviews for the company’s marketing team. Sally lives north of Milwaukee with her husband, son, and dog, and, in her spare time, rather doggedly works to perfect her writing skills and her tennis game, unsure which is the more Sisyphean endeavor.

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