Are Chronically Late Entrepreneurs More Successful?

Could the traits that make someone chronically late also make them a more successful entrepreneur? If you find yourself constantly running behind, there could be evidence that you’re destined for success.

Fortune 500 consultant and Author ofNever Be Late Again: 7 Cures for the Punctually Challenged, Diana Delonzer says chronically late people have certain traits that can actually help them thrive in business. As you can guess, Host Mary McCarthy and Co-Host Sharon DeLay have a lot to say about this topic!

Delonzer says if you are a chronically late person, you possess these share qualities:

  • You’re an optimist (You believe you can squeeze more into your day)
  • Everything intrigues you (You are a bright and creative multitasker)
  • You can hop in and find a solution fast (You can think on your feet)

“Being an optimist, we have a tendency to throw a lot of things in our day.” ~ Mary McCarthy

“Yes we do. As an entrepreneur, we have a tendency to throw a lot of things in our day. So again, it’s the chicken and the egg.” ~ Sharon DeLay

What You Will Learn In This 15-Minute Podcast:

  • How chronically late people may have a lot of the same characteristics of an entrepreneur
  • What causes an entrepreneur to be chronically late?
  • Is a Chronically Late Entrepreneur more successful?
  • Solutions for the Chronically Late Entrepreneur


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“Now I’ve got someone waiting for me, who has given their time specifically for me, and they’ve lost that time, they don’t get it back. I now have less time with them. I have to rush through what it is I’m trying to do with them, so that they can stay on track. Or, they give me the full time, but now they are late for other people. And it’s just a domino effect.” ~ Host Mary McCarthy

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Related Readings:

Why Chronically Late People Are Actually More Successful 

5 Tips For Never Being Late Again

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About our Co-Host Sharon DeLay:

  • GO-HR
  • 4889 Sinclair Road, Suite 103
  • Columbus, Ohio 43229
  • (614) 473-0122

Sharon DeLay is the Founder and President of GO-HR, a full-service HR consulting business in Columbus. It works mainly with microbusinesses, doing everything from hiring to firing employees, and all Human Resource Management services that fall in between. You can’t “Go” without HR.

About our Host Mary McCarthy

Mary McCarthy is the President of YMT Consultants, an entrepreneurial consulting and training firm in the Columbus, Ohio area. It focuses on one-on-one work with microbusiness owners (businesses with 20 or fewer employees, including the solopreneur), assisting them to monetize and create systems for their small businesses.



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