One of my pet peeves is when people arrive late – whether to a meeting or even a dinner reservation. I’m not sure if the same rings true for you, but I think most would agree that being late stalls productivity and can be just plain annoying.
The Express Tribune’s Umnia Shahid recently published an article listing five habits of people who are never late. Habits include:
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1. They don’t blame their situations. “Being late is 100% your fault,” Shahid writes. “It’s always possible to be on time when it matters.”
2. They value other people’s time. Being late is rude.
3. They’re pessimistic about the clock. “Chronic latecomers abide by what are called time unicorns: unusual situations in which they made it somewhere or did something in record speed,” Shahid writes. “The solution: For various situations, set a timer from the moment you begin until the minute you finish.”