If you send a colleague an email on Friday afternoon about scheduling something for late March/ early April, perhaps trust your colleague to respond to that email early in the next work week. Because as much as you want to get this thing scheduled, this is not a time-sensitive urgent email to which to respond at the end of January. It’s totally ok that I don’t respond to this sort of email immediately, and certainly ok if I don’t respond to this email over the weekend. And sending email after email (something like five emails in the course of three days, all asking the same freaking question) about this issue only makes me want to be passive aggressive and stall because you know what? Your time is not more valuable than my time is. Stop pestering me! I promise, I understand that this thing needs to be scheduled, and I fully intend to respond to you. But no, this is not at the top of my list of priorities. And the more emails you send me, the further down the list it goes.
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On Crazy’s Agenda
* polish long article that I should have sent off like a year ago and send it off to editor of Fancy Journal.
* draft of Chapter 2.
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