Importance of Time

People need to understand the importance of time. They say they will be somewhere at 1 PM and they show up at 1:15. In their mind, it’s no big deal but in reality, it truly is a big deal

If you agree to be somewhere at a given time and are late, your message to the other person is their time has no value so you have no problem wasting it. At the very least, the message is that you feel your time is more valuable than theirs.

If you are 10 minutes late for a meeting with 5 other people, you need to realize you didn’t waste 10 minutes but rather you wasted 10 minutes for each of the 6 of you so you really wasted one full hour.

I believe I have every right to waste as much of my own time as I choose. However, I don’t have the right to waste anyone else’s time.

Some people are late because they want to show they are important. In my opinion, this just shows they are thoughtless and inconsiderate.

People will occasionally be late due to unforeseen occurrences, but it should be the exception as opposed to the rule.

Be considerate of other peoples time, make every effort to be on time and hopefully, others will value your time as well

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Lawrence

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