“Being on time shows respect to the other party and makes a positive representation of both yourself and our company. Plan for potential time pitfalls.”
What does this mean to you? I’d love for you to share your thoughts.
Regardless of your title or position, you have a responsibility. Especially considering the home care field, our clients are waiting for us.
Professionally, even personally, it says something when we are tardy. Sometimes there are circumstances out of our control. But we must plan as best we can to avoid potential time pitfalls, such as rush hour traffic. For many, when someone is late to a meeting, a work shift, a training, or any event that has a scheduled start time, it says, ‘I don’t respect your time. I don’t care about what you have to share.’
Being punctual shows that you are a professional, caring person. It says that you are respectful of others time and you follow the rules. We only have one chance to make a first impression. Of course, that is a great start. We must also work toward understanding that we have to continue to impress those we serve.
To start…do everything in your power to be punctual.