The Business of Deadlines
The most common thing we all share in the workplace is deadlines. Deadlines don’t know care what your industry is, what your business is or even what your assignment is. Deadlines don’t really care who you are. Sometimes we act like deadlines care about us. “Don’t they know who we are?” Business is very much focused on getting things done. You are given things to do. When you are given something to do, what is your first question? I would bet you it is, “When is it due?” Or it could be, “When do you need it?” What do successful folks do? What do those folks do who “get ahead” of others?