put in the big rocks first

Preventing Chronic Lateness

Are you chronically late?  Do you start out each morning with the vow that today you’re going to arrive everywhere on time, only to let yourself down, day after day? Here are some thoughts that might help. Chronic lateness is generally caused by two errors of judgment.  One is not knowing how much time it’s going to take you to get ready.  The other is not prioritizing your time prior to leaving.

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Put In The Big Rocks First

Do you find yourself scrambling for time?  Do you often think, “I have plenty of time to do this,” then end up rushing at the last minute to finish up?   Do you frequently arrive late because you delayed getting ready but then time got away from you? Steven Covey, author of “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People”, tells a story in one of his other books which appears in many places on the Internet.  (I took this version from…

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