None of us likes to be late. For some it’s a regular occurrence and for others an occasional happening, yet whatever the reason lateness is one of the things that will usually come near the top in any survey of irritating or most annoying habits, either socially or in the workplace.
It can reflect on us as an individual, an employee, a jobseeker or a friend, and quite often is the cause of much unnecessary stress.
Sometime it can’t be helped, but if it’s happening to you more often than not then here are 4 tips to try and get you back on time:
Know your Time Bandits
Any time management training will start with you identifying your time bandits – those things you do which eat into your time, distract you or take your concentration away from the job in hand. For some it will be e-mails, for others web surfing or social media, possibly gossip or coffee breaks.
Sometimes it’s tough to admit what it is – it may be something you really enjoy and can’t imagine not doing. But you do need to be tough with yourself and understand how time bandits eat into your time and impact on getting other things done. Continue reading “4 Tips for Never Being Late!” »