Time is of the essence. Punctuality is a virtue. Those people who are not punctual are not treated seriously by others. Why would you treat somebody seriously who is never on time whenever you schedule a meeting with her? I know how you can help a person who has problems with punctuality. think about mantel clocks and see how they can help somebody become more punctual. Life of a punctual person is a lot less stressful than the life of somebody who is never punctual. If you are punctual, people are going to be happier with you knowing that you are always on time.