When creating a fixed-date workflow or a property-based workflow, you will see that a delay is automatically set as the first step. This delay cannot be deleted, as it is required to set up the scheduling of the workflow based on the fixed date or date property you've chosen.
With this delay, you can choose to perform the first action of your workflow on, before, or after the date around which the workflow is centered. This delay is editable once it's saved. You will also be able to edit or delete any additional actions or delays in the workflow.