Decision Maker - How to Prioritize
WILL OF GOD
WORD (Commands, Principles, Examples)
INPUT from others (Peers, Leaders, Experts)
Life Plan to glorify God and serve others
Obedience to the Great Commission
Grow in Grace (rewards)
Increase Usefulness to the Master
LEADING of Holy Spirit
(not feelings/peace/circumstances but conviction)
- Important & Urgent
- Important & Non-Urgent
- Non-important & Urgent
- Non-important & Non-Urgent
Important tasks are those that contribute to your most important written goals and objectives (directly or as prerequisites).
Urgent tasks are those that must be done within a specified time (deadline) or have some other time specification.
A - (I) ACT & ACHIEVE this week (today)
B - (II & III) BEGIN ACTION this week
C - (III & IV) CAN be left undone
Questions to ask when comparing tasks:
Stitch in Time?
Consequences (+/-) of doing or leaving undone?
Delegate/Transfer to someone else?