The Longer Something Takes To Happen, The Less Chance It Has Of Actually Happening!!  ─ Law #22

Confucius may have been the first person to say it, but it is still hard for some people to understand this principle. It manifests itself in many ways.

The probability that you will obtain an order from a customer dwindles as time goes on.

Material in inventory is less likely to be used the longer it sits in storage.

The probability that a job offer will be accepted diminishes the longer it takes for the candidate to reply.