It should never happen, and it happens all the time: two people unintentionally work on an RFP response section simultaneously. Continue reading“Go Ahead: Say “Never””
Who would be writing about RFP responses over Christmas? Maybe the same person working on one over Christmas. Continue reading“A Working Holiday?”
The joy of milestone moments may explain why I’ve stayed so long in Proposal Land, even in the face of some not-so-joyful days and nights: the feeling of accomplishment with another stage completed, and the satisfaction of creating something new. Those feelings may also help to explain why others also work on RFP responses again and again. It’s a good thing for proposal managers to keep in mind when choosing proposal team members, and while managing them for peak results.
Those feelings aren’t unique to RFP responses, of course . . . Continue reading“It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like . . . a Book!”
I’m editing an RFP response in my usual workplace: my home office. The rest of the team is elsewhere: other home offices, regular offices in other cities altogether. Continue reading“Dispersed Proposal Teams: Battling the Isolation”
Writing easy-to-understand and memorable RFP responses isn’t easy. The place to start is to keep things as simple as we can. Continue reading“Keeping the Writing Simple”