Ulf Dittmer wrote:I don't buy the point about intrusiveness. The other person means to talk to you, otherwise they'd text or send email. Scheduling a half hour call is fine, but most calls are far shorter, and that would be overkill.
Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:(...)
I see a few schools of thought on this:
1) Never answer the phone
2) Look who it is and then answer (assuming you recognize the # and are available to talk)
3) Always answer (assuming you recognize the # and available to talk)
Where do you lie? I'm at 3.