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Kick of session if we're working across 4 different BU's! They expanded scope, shortened my timeline and then coordinator is dragging his feet.... week 4 and I'm already beyond RED. Planning on meeting with buyer tomorrow to request I work with him directly or another SME if they want to get back on track. 😣😂😂😂😂

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