Leadership & Training

JS Tip 2: Managing Your Time

Fashionably late does not exist in business. Be on time to everything.

Nothing ruins your credibility faster than not keeping your appointments. It also tells those waiting on you that they're not important. This is dangerous for all positions: management, sales, administration. All of them.

Best case scenario: somebody gets upset with you. Worst Case?

When George Washington's secretary tried to excuse his lateness by saying that his watch was slow, Washington replied, "Then you must get another watch, or I another secretary." 

If you'd like additional information or need anything at all, let us know. Our thanks to Sarah Arnett for inspiring this week's tip.