Prioritize Mayday over all other communication channels.
Give value to the messages.
Keep Mayday running and visible in case anything important comes up.
Differentiate between asynchronous communication and urgent communication.
Set up work mode on your mobile to allow incoming Mayday notifications.
Write direct and specific messages. One message, one response.
We'd like to think that there are more people out there looking to work more efficiently, so they have time for everything else.