What time is our appointment today?

geneOver the years, I have interviewed the biggest rock stars in the world, several times. Most were always on time, not so much the new one hit wonders. Last week, I was discussing with a New York friend our mutual habitual earliness anywhere we go. He said something in French that translated to:

Being on time is the
politeness of kings.

Translated further? Kings don’t have to be on time. Kings can do anything they want. Kings who show up on time are polite – and – know they need to keep to a schedule for success.

Be polite today. Be on time. Thank you King Yves.


*Here’s a great video to watch when you have time later – it’s over an hour long – featuring the late Randy Pausch talking about Time Management. It is as good though not as famous as The Last Lecture: