Deadlines: This card is a reminder that when work is due to a team is often left implicit. Naturally, when teams are not explicit about when work should be done, the team members that struggle with deadlines disappoint their (type A) colleagues and this pattern of organized (type A) people banding together and complaining about their spacey colleagues begins. This reinforces that one way of being is better, and this rhetoric on a team kills collaboration and holds the team back. A team full of (type A) task masters will hit their deadline, but without those other team members, the work will fall flat. Collaboration only works when difference is harnessed in service of collective goals.
Often the issue is that people just work differently, and if a deadline is important, it must be made explicit. Checking back on the progress of work regularly and explicitly will allow people to have these discussions ahead of time, and the hope is that those in the group that love deadlines will get what they need, and those that are more flexible with time will know the difference between a suggested due date and a hard date that affects others on the team.
In a meeting, this card can provoke a good conversation about how this has gone for your team.
Facilitator tip: Just touch base on pending deadlines each time you are together or send a short email: "Hey all, just a reminder that we are all bringing completed proposals to the meeting on Friday, so please let me know if anything comes up for you that would not make that possible."