Describe A Time When You Missed Or Were Late For A Meeting

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when it happened
I'm a project manager for a small software development company. Last month, I ...(Available for VIP only.)
what happened
At 10:05 AM, I realized that my system was not functioning correctly and that ...(Available for VIP only.)
why you missed/were late for it
I tried very hard to fix the problem. Unfortunately, the technical issues ...(Available for VIP only.)
To avoid further delays, I apologized for my lateness and requested a quick ...(Available for VIP only.)
and explain how you felt about this experience
After the meeting, I reflected on what had happened and identified the root ...(Available for VIP only.)
In conclusion, being late or missing a meeting can be detrimental to the ...(Available for VIP only.)

Part 3
1. Do you think it is important to be on time?
Yes, it is important to be on time. Being on time can help establish trust, ...(Available for VIP only.)

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