2:55 vs 3PM

Posted by | June 16, 2009 | Uncategorized | No Comments

Got a co-worker with A.D.D. or a distracted multitasker in your life? One subtle way to manage them is to use five minute time increments. It’s a universal belief that “2:55” is a lot earlier than “five to 3.” Almost an hour earlier! So when one of us wants to make sure the other one isn’t late, we tell him the meeting’s set. For 2:55pm. Works every time. What management tricks on troops do you use to best manage those people?

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