I HATE when people make excuses! I have colleagues who start every conversation with a statement along the lines of, "You wouldn't believe how busy I've been..." or "I get to my office every morning at X O'Clock and still cannot get all my work done..." or "I work until 10 pm every night"....
- Have poor time management skills; or
- They don't know how to delegate; or
- They cannot prioritize [HINT: Family comes first!]; or
- They are Wannabe Martyrs.