It should be a win-win situation. You work for an inspiring nonprofit. Someone in your organization has brought in a seasoned professional as a consultant to help work through a known challenge. You’re short-staffed (and overworked), so this should be a good thing. For the consultant you see a chance to provide value to an organization you care about. You have the time, the skill, and the interest in helping.

So… why do these engagements sometimes end up with one or both parties walking...

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