What’s the message you are telling people when you don’t follow through, or keep people waiting by being late or other sorts of abherational behaviors?

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I'm Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter a coach who helps people professionally in a number of different ways. I’ve got a question for you. Ever been late to a meeting? Ever been late to a phone call?
The person on the other end of the situation—the meeting, the phone call, whatever it is what's the message that you want to send to them by being late, by keeping them waiting, by not respecting their time and expecting them to accommodate yours? What's the message that you sent.
I know how I take it because I recently had something, where someone was a half-hour late for a meeting with me and expected me to push my schedule back to accommodate them. Uh-uh!

I’m not going to push my schedule back and be late for the three people that I had scheduled it follow you. Why was the choice made to expect me to accommodate you? That's the ultimate question.

What’s the message that you wanted me to take on? “I’m more important than you. You should jump through hoops for me.”

Sorry. I respect these other people, too. My time has value. So, does yours and I point this out because of how casual some people are with other individuals’ time and the message that they can take that they can seen as unimportant as a result, or that their time doesn't matter as they’re staring at their phone or iPad waiting for this person to show up or make the phone call.

You are sending a message whether you like it or not. It's not a good one for you.

Hope you found this helpful. I’m Jeff Altman. My website is NoBSCoachingAdvice.com. There's a lot there to help you. If you're interested in 1on1 coaching that’s designed to improve your leadership, help you with a job search, hiring more effectively, your management effectiveness or in the workplace, in general, you can schedule time for a free discovery call or schedule time for coaching. I’d love to help you.

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No BS Management Advice | Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter
No BS Management Advice | Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a coach who worked in recruiting for what seems like one hundred years. He is the head coach for NoBSCoachingAdvice.com. He is the host of “The No BS Coaching Advice Podcast,” and “No BS Job Search Advice Radio.”

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