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What do you do when your client emails you at 6pm on a Friday? Can I ignore?

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COB is at 5. Call it a night

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If you worked for EY you could say you didn't get the email cause they cut your phone bill...

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Depends on the urgency of the email, but usually I ignore it

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An email is a track record for an action item to be completed at some point in time. A call is urgent.

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Have another drink, maybe a double shot

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You client is wide awake tonight staring at the ceiling, hoping and wishing for a Good notification from you, hoping and wishing.....

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Call him back ... at midnight .... with an answer

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Or email them back on Sunday night.

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Don't respond, they were just trying to get it off their desk.

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@A2 - how do you know?

I was a client.

What did the email say? Can't you tell by reading it if it's urgent or not? It would need to be truly urgent for me to answer tho. Gotta train the clients sometimes....

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