Most difficult engagement / project you have had? What made it difficult? What did you learn?

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Toxic director who didn’t invest any time in coaching or development and spent all her time overreacting to anything she disagreed with. I learned to be more proactive and come up with a plan to better manage the other consultants on the team

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I was once in a conference room the size of a prison cell, with no windows for 12 hours a day with 3 other people for four months.

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Same but with 7 other people over 6 months :(

Worked with a client team who essentially handed off all their work to us and took turns taking leave for 2 months because their leadership was absent

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Made a project plan based on a previous merger they provided and changed the names to match the current merger. Scheduled meetings on a weekly basis. Took notes in meetings. Never spoke to client. Played video games the rest of the time. Apparently I'm the best consultant ever according the client feedback to ppmd. They also recommended me for promotion to manager for "being extremely diligent and hardworking". Why can't projects/clients like these be the ones that get multiple phases?!!

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It's the little things that may me die inside and I wonder if the partners notice. I forget to capitalize a word in a email subject title. I was typing so fast, I forgot a word in another email. Like how do I fix this when spell check doesn't catch it?!?!? Like there are million of things I'm trying to do and I do not realize it until I've already hit send. Fortunately, I'm a regulatory attorney. So, it's mostly client investigations and assistance with due diligence. But, still. Ugh.

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When the client's underlings are a million times more annoying than the client 😬😬😬

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