Posted on Aug 04, 2008 | Comments 0
Do you often get late for your office, appointments or interviews? If you are someone who constantly keep others waiting, then try to realize that you are not only holding up the things but you are behaving in a disrespectful way.
So, it is very essential for you to maintain punctuality and if you want to know how to be punctual, then here are certain successful ways to maintain punctuality in every important aspect of your life.
Aim to reach early rather than just arriving on time!
The first and foremost thing, which you have to remember is to be early rather than just arriving on time. So, if you want to be punctual at all times, maintain a constant goal to arrive early, rather than just reaching the place on time.
Always try to be time conscious!
Keep all your watches accurate. For some of you, moving the time up in your watch can help you to be early and for others, this subconscious awareness that the time is wrong can lead to reach the destination late.
Think about the circumstances of being late!
Before you try to be late, just try to consider the circumstances of your tardiness . You will possibly find that there will be certain level of disapproval or impulsive pessimistic opinion on you in behalf of the person, who is waiting for you since long time. So, to avoid all such kind of undesirable situations, try to maintain punctuality.
Commit yourself to maintain punctuality!
Commit yourself to complete every activity 5 minutes early and try to reach your destination 15 minutes early. This can help you a lot in maintaining perfect time always.
Be prepared for the next day, the night before!
Try to make out all your preparations of your next day in the night itself. Decide what you are going to wear for the next day. If at all you are going for a new place, get all the necessary directions and keep all your essential things like keys, shoes, purse in your dressing area.
Assign an extra time for every activity!
If you think that it takes 15 minutes for your breakfast, then try to schedule it for 20 minutes. It is always recommended to end up with too much time rather than left with too little. Also remember, never allot that extra time for another activity.
If you really feel that you have to be punctual every time, these are certain strategies which you can implement in your routine life. Try to consider these simple strategies and enjoy the success of being punctual always.
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