If you are always late to appointments, it's time to change that habit. Learning to embrace downtime can help.
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Fast Company interviewed Diana DeLonzor about four habits punctual people share, one of which is comfort with downtime. Arrive early and use that extra time productively:
"Punctual people use the extra five or 10 minutes as a chance to catch up on emails, read over notes, or simply enjoy the solitude."
She suggests chronically late people always bring something with them to do. We've reported on the idea of a "sponge" activity before to fill wasted time. Fill your sponge and improve your on-time record.
4 Habits of Punctual People [Fast Company]