Time is relative and absolute. Time is finite yet most people carry on as if it can last forever.
What if today was the last day you could see your parents? What if you kept putting off seeing them because it was an extra half hour on your commute? What if you got out of two meetings 15mins early?
Everyone agrees that family comes first, yet rarely is this seen in work. There is no urgency to get something agreed, decided, put to bed. The scourge of being visible in the office cripples productivity and consistently places the urgent above the important.
Even top execs are one pay check away from being broke. Learn how to spend your time and your money or you will quickly lose both.