It didn’t matter whether she had asked for the meeting, or how much her secretary or associates cajoled her. Rebecca always arrived late, in a flurry of activity and perfunctory apologies. For most of us, being late is an accident, a mistake or an occasional oversight. But there are people like Rebecca for whom being late is a bad habit, like picking your nose or adjusting your private parts in public. Here’s what being habitually late says to your clients.Originally published February 24, 2011
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