Client: We need you to change priorities ASAP to take on this new project with a tight turnaround.
I do. Three days later:
Client: Why isn’t [other project] done? Where are we on that?
Me: I had to set that aside to work on the crisis.
Client: I didn’t authorize that!
Me: …You did though. You said to drop everything.
Client: Well, not your other jobs for me!