What To Say When Someone Is Late

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Poor time keeping is inefficient and disrespectful

Don't allow lack of punctuality to go unremarked. This video illustrates how to comment on poor time keeping - and why you absolutely must!

Summary of learning messages

  • Don’t ignore poor punctuality
    Say something the very first time someone is late

  • Be friendly and non-threatening
    Say something like, ‘It’s not like you to be late, is everything OK?’

  • Saying something now avoids problems later on
    Poor timekeeping becomes part of the culture if tardiness is left unchecked

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