Why you’re always running late — and how not to be - Deepstash
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We all know someone who just can't be on time. They had to finish one more email or got stuck on a call with a friend, or completely lost track of time.

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Why you’re always running late — and how not to be

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  • Some people think that the less conscientious tend to run late, but research doesn't back that up.
  • Some think optimistic people might not consider potential delays. Again, little resea...

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The problem could be poor time management skills. They're not good at estimating how long tasks will take or may get caught up in the moment.

If you are always late by the sa...

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Some people have an underlying feeling that their time is more important than everyone else's. Politicians or businesspeople may exert their authority by keeping others waiting.

However, most...

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When you're late, you're rushing, your brain is multitasking, trying to pick between what you have time for and what you must do faster.

  • Your body might go into a fight-or-flight mode,

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  • Aim to get to places 10 to 15 minutes early, rather than on time. Plan to do something concrete while you are waiting, such as deleting junk emails or reading a book.
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