…before you leave the house is not the time to start moving faster.
Strange things happen to time in the last ten, and the minutes go twice as fast.
Start acting with last minute urgency with twenty minutes** to go and you’ll glide out of the door gracefully, and right on time.***
*See also: Thrash Now– and this
** Double this if you’ve got kids
***I’m leaving the house in 19 minutes****
**** It’s inadvisable to include having a shower in your list of ‘last ten’ activities