Five Lessons Learned

For those who want to plan WhirlyBall excursions all day, three massive, unavoidable elephants also occupy the room: Sleep, Class, and Work

Our Community Consulting team huddled around the phone, each of us staring blankly at the PowerPoint presentation we prepared for the nonprofit organization we had been assisting over the past 10 weeks. One team member rushed in at the last minute as she returned from a "Women in Consulting" forum she helped coordinate, while two other teammates wouldn't be available for the teleconference because of recruiting events on campus. I had another meeting scheduled immediately after our presentation, and the conference room (actually, a lecture hall we received permission to use) was booked solid for the rest of the day. Did I mention that I was running on about four hours of sleep?

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