Episode 007: 5 Tips To Handle Late Team Members

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Why Lateness Is Killing Your Team

  • Wasted Rehearsal Time
  • Disrespect of Other Team Members
  • Weak Way To Start Rehearsal
  • Diminishes Promptness in Other Team Members
  • Erodes Other Essential Team Habits

5 Techniques To Change The Culture Of Lateness:

1. Leader: Be Early & Leave Margin
2. Start On Time…No Matter What
3. Change Your Language
4. Confront, But Assume the Best
5. Apply Social Pressure

Two Bonus Issues:

1. What do we do with people who have to be late because of a job, family situation, etc.?

2. What do we do with people who really are chronically late for everything?

Jon Nicol