First I would definitely let them know you need a quick response. Don’t over do it. If you cry wolf you may never get responses when you REALLY need one. But don’t let them think that you are around eating a leisurely lunch while you wait either.
Avoid using the “Urgent” word or the red explanation sign if it’s not really urgent. I always freak when I see those. I think I have forgotten something that was very important, when in reality it was not that urgent to begin with.
If it is a great deal of information, don’t ask them to review and get back to you; instead, place a short paragraph at the beginning of the email with a summary and ask them for a quick response.
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