Time Management

About the Episode

Lisa Johnson talks with Dana Allin about how he has been able to focus on time management and productivity amidst a busy life. Dana shares about different resources he has used in both his time as a pastor and his role now overseeing a denomination, specifically related to principles and strategies connected to David Allen’s time management program, Getting Things Done.

About Our Guest

Dana Allin is the Synod Executive of ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians. He formerly served as the President of the board of ECO, the pastor of Indian River Presbyterian Church in Fort Pierce, FL and the pastor of Christ Presbyterian Church in Lakewood, CA. Dana attended Fuller Seminary, where he received both an MDiv and a DMin. He also has a BS in Microbiology from University of California, Santa Barbara and is an Associate Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation. Dana’s passion to encourage and inspire leaders has led him to develop both the Missional Leader Training program and the Coach Certification Process. He lives in Santa Barbara with his wife, Beth and their three children – Micah, Peyton, and Piper.

Additional Resources

Find the books Dana mentioned:

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones  By: James Clear

The Time Trap: The Classic Book on Time Management  By: Alec Mackenzie and Pat Nickerson

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity  By: David Allen

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life  By: Nir Eyal and Julie Li

The 12 Week Year: Get More Done in 12 Weeks Than Others Do in 12 Months  By: Brian P. Morgan and Michael Lennington

More about David Allen’s Getting Things Done: