Eat foods that have low odor.
Don't chomp ,talk with your mouth full.
Eat only healthy foods so you don't tempt dieters.
Never eat at your desk.
Warn your colleagues that you are expecting a call and may need to briefly leave the meeting when the call comes through.
Warn your colleagues that you are expecting a call and answer it freely while in the meeting.
Put your phone on vibrate and quickly leave the meeting when the call comes through.
Ask the person who is facilitating the meeting to stop for a minute while you take the call.
Within 24 hrs
Emails are generally not urgent, if the person really wants a reply, they will phone.
As long as it is done within a week .
There is no set time.
You introduce the older person to the younger person.
The rule is people of lesser authority are introduced to people with greater authority.
You introduce the younger person to the older person.
It is always ladies who are introduced to men.
Wait until later to ,it is rude to read and reply to the message.
Reply right away it is far less diverting than talking on the phone.
Read the message, but wait until later to respond.