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How to Plan Ahead

(excerpts from “The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership” by John Maxwell)

P  Predetermine a course of action.

L  Lay out your goals.

A  Adjust your priorities.

N  Notify key participants.

A  Allow time for acceptance.

H  Head into action.

E  Expect problems.

A  Always point to the successes.

D  Daily review your plan.

Of the components in the PLAN AHEAD strategy:

  • Which are you most likely to do well?
  • Which are you likely to skip or do poorly?
  • What would help you become stronger in each of the components (coaching, watching someone, training, tips/tools)?

Boasting about Plans

Most leaders like to plan. Once they have crafted a good plan, they are exhilarated by the possibilities the plan promises.

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Power of a Plan

planning-powerConsider the parable of the 10 maidens (Mat 25:1-13). If you knew Christ was coming for you tomorrow, what would you do today to prepare to meet Him (Mat 24:44)?

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