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RFP Responses for Small Business – Step Four

How does a small business win contracts? Follow a four-step action plan. Today, Step Four.

Step Four is about getting better: what the Quality industry calls “continual improvement.” What does it mean in practical terms?   Continue reading

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RFP Responses for Small Business: Step Three

How does a small business win contracts? Follow a four-step action plan. Today, Step Three.

Step Three is keeping your eye on the ball(s). Juggling is easy by comparison: Here, there are six balls to keep track of.   Continue reading

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RFP Responses for Small Business – Step Two

How does a small business win contracts? Follow a four-step action plan. Today, Step Two.

Step Two is being selective.  There are six questions every business, large or small, should ask and answer satisfactorily before pursuing any opportunity.  Continue reading

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RFP Responses for Small Business: Step One

Every year in Canada, governments and private companies buy about $30 billion in goods and services in competitive procurements. At any given time, there are thousands of active tenders and requests for proposals (RFPs). How does a small  business win contracts? Follow a four-step action plan. Today, Step One.

Step One is finding opportunities.  Continue reading

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