We are trained “clock watchers.” So why do so many of us have difficulty in showing up to meetings on time? And are we fully aware of the adverse, potentially disastrous consequences on our business relationships?
Consider the consequences of showing up early. It’s the complete antithesis of the impression that you will create if you show up late. It will set you apart, provide you with a significant competitive advantage and create a winning mindset (and, if replicated contribute to a very important aspect of company culture).
Additionally, the rather dramatic consequences of being late (especially if it’s habitual) are inversely related to the relative ease with which the problem can be addressed and reversed.
Read on to learn:
- Why chronic tardiness stunts your career growth
- Simple steps to reverse the behavior
- A simple mantra for showing up ‘on time, fully engaged and fully prepared’ – every time
This is the second article in a recent series on Respect by Proven Recruiting Co-Founder Ingram Losner. To start from the beginning, click here.