Some reasons why you are always late and how you can fix it
You just can’t seem to be on time.
Are you one of those who are always late for meetings, lunches, engagements, and deadlines? Are you branded by everyone as a perpetual latecomer? You try your hardest to set your body and physical clock to be on time, but alas! Once again, something or the other happens, and there you are again late. So, why do you think that happens so frequently? Why can’t you keep up with the time? And if you are a perpetual latecomer, then what can you do to fix it. Let’s have a look at the reasons and ways to curb your problem.
You have a lot on your plate.
We sincerely think that you believe that you can manage everything at a single time. You are not a perpetual latecomer; rather, you are a habitual multitasker. Time management consultantDiana DeLonzor has a name for you; she says habitual multitaskers are basically producer. You just fill your day with multiple taskswithout predicting how much you would take to finish it. As a result, you are unable to complete even a single task and also the quality of work is also affected.
How to solve this problem.
Please put all the things aside that can distract you when you are completing something. It can be music, your favourite social media, and focus on the task at hand. Also, if you plan to multitask than, set a timer for your task to complete and try to complete your work in the said time.
You don’t understand time.
One of the main reasons why you are lagging behind is you have a tendency of underestimating the amount of time it takes to finish some tasks. You don’t take your past experiences to account and are too hopeful with your time estimates.
How to solve this problem?
The solution is simple, take the help of time calculating apps, or you can ask somebody to help with your abilities to estimate how much time you take to finish a task.
Deadlines thrill you.
You may laugh all you can, but there are many amongst us who are most efficient when you are nearing a deadline. As students, their most productive self comes out the night before the exam or the submission of the project.
How to solve it?
You can satisfy your desire to thrill in various adventure sports and stop applying it in real life. Such an approach can be very dangerous in your workplace environment.
So, what is keeping you late?