The Productivity Gurus (Infographic)

by Justin Clark
The Productivity Gurus Infographic

In our quest for perfecting our productivity software, we’ve been observing many visionary entrepreneurs, innovators and business leaders who are wielding strong influence on today’s business landscape. But when it comes to revolutionizing the productivity landscape, these are some of the people who we found were the most influential.

About the Gurus:

Timothy Ferriss

American author and entrepreneur. His two published books, The 4-Hour Workweek and The 4-Hour Body have been New York Times bestsellers, while his third book The 4-Hour Chef was a #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller. Tim is also an angel investor & advisor (Facebook, Twitter, and 20+ more). He’s been features in The New York Times, The Economist, TIME, Forbes, and Fortune, and has been invited to speak at Google, MIT, Harvard, Facebook, the CIA, as well as major technology conferences. He blogs at

David Allen

Author of 3 books including Getting Things Done and the time management method of the same name. He runs GTD which offers productivity training and coaching to both businesses and individuals. Prior to specializing in productivity, David’s career included work as a magician, cook, karate teacher, lathe operator, and moped salesman.

Craig Jarrow

Author of the popular blog Time Management Ninja, which is dedicated to “helping you win the battle against wasted time, disorganization, and all other things evil…” Craig has written hundreds of articles about time management, productivity tools, and goal setting.

Michael Sliwinski

An entrepreneur who has been successfully running the web-based project management application—inspired by David Allen’s Getting Things Done method. Michael is the editor-in-chief of the Productive! Magazine and blogs regularly on productivity at Nozbe’s Blog.

Andrea Feinberg

Specializes in helping small business owners create more free time for themselves while their businesses run more smoothly & profitably. She’s one of the pioneers of the coaching profession and has certifications in Emotional Intelligence, Behavioural Analysis, and Strategic Leadership. She’s also a charter member of Coachville and a graduate of Coach U, and author of Time Junkie: 101 Ways for Business Owners to Break the Habit and Get More Free Time NOW!  Her website is Boss on the Beach.

Julie Morgenstern

Time management expert, New York Times best-selling author, consultant and speaker. Her many books include Never Check E-mail in the Morning, Organizing From The Inside Out and Time Management From The Inside Out. She’s appeared on Oprah, CNN, Rachel Ray, The Today Show, and has also been featured in The New York Times, Time Magazine, USA Today, and many more.  She can be found at

Stever Robbins

A coach, writer, and speaker who helps entrepreneurs & leaders build stronger businesses, careers, and lives. Stever is also a serial entrepreneur who loves “productivity in the service of fun” He graduated from Harvard and MIT and wrote the book It Takes A Lot More Than Attitude.  Learn more about him at

Natalie M. Houston

A personal productivity coach who helps everyone from academics to entrepreneurs stop procrastinating, gain more control over their time, and pursue the projects that matter most to them. She teaches at the University of Houston.  She blogs at

Tara Rodden Robinson

Tara Rodden Robinson: “The Productivity Maven.” Tara is an author, executive coach, speaker, and the host of GTD (Getting Things Done) Virtual Study Group. She coaches individuals and groups along with speaking and training services.

Allyson Lewis

Author of The 7 Minute Solution, The 7 Minute Life Daily Planner” and The 7 Minute Difference. Allyson has been featured in Investors Business Daily, The Chicago Sun Times, The Los Angeles Times, and writes for  Her business website is

Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton

Owner of Organizing Maniacs, a service business that helps individuals and businesses become more organized, productive, and successful. Cris is a Certified Professional Organizer in Chronic Disorganization, a productivity consultant, and a speaker.

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