Draw an Imaginary Deadline

2011 The Nines Conference


In this 3-minute session from the 2011 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Craig Groeschel is the founding and Senior Pastor of LifeChurch.tv offers a practical time management tool for leaders to fight their tendency towards procrastination.


Which of Craig's points did you find most impactful? Why?
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What did the Lord reveal to you through this message? Did you gain a specific insight into your life or ministry? What challenged you?
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How were you encouraged through this message? How can you use what you’ve learned to encourage someone else—in your personal life, at work, or at church—and equip them as a disciple of Christ?
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How, practically, can you implement what you heard from this message in your life and/or ministry today? What will you do differently this week because of what you’ve just heard?
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Like Craig pointed out, it's easy to procrastinate when it comes to the tasks that do not have a hard deadline. Most of our work falls into this category, which is why an imaginary deadline can play a helpful role in helping us creatively complete our work. Make note of the areas where you struggle with procrastination and begin to implement imaginary deadlines for yourself in order to better manage your time.


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