How to be a crappy consultant, in five easy steps

I have just started a new position in Guatemala, and it involves getting to know an international organization with a huge range of evaluation needs.  I don’t anticipate feeling fully comfortable with my position for another 6 months.  It’s a permanent position (not a consultancy), but this limbo period has still called into memory the most difficult consultant I’ve ever worked with, in a humble attempt to make sure I don’t repeat the same mistakes.

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