"Your emergency does not make my priority" is a good go-to for people who abuse your keenness to help and/or are consistently poor at planning & rely on you to save them.

Excellent post!

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Right, you can choose by yourself whether to make it your priority!

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Hello Benedikt!

Thank you for the shout-out!

I enjoyed reading the article and indeed is always best when we get common ground.

Another (but less desirable) alternative, is to escalate the priorities to higher management if a consensus is not achieved. This provides better visibility to management about the difference in priorities and settles on a decision going forward.

Wish you a great week,


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