Give the right response when they don’t give a deadline

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Next time someone asks you, “When can you have this done?” resist the understandable temptation to blurt out the earliest, and possibly unrealistic date, just to please someone and show your efficiency. Instead, ask “Is time a factor for you?”

The answer will give you much more of a sense of the real schedule involved—if there even is one.

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