How can we help you today?

Since 1994, Boardroom Metrics has provided one-stop, confidential access to independent industry experts, professional business advisers, senior interim managers and full-time executive talent.

Top 12 Tips for Winning RFP’s and Proposals.

Download our Top 12 Tips for Winning RFP’s and Proposals
Our writing team put together these practical tips that will help you win more business through RFP’s and Proposals.

Download PDF

rfp-art-2

Corporate Governance for Private Business

Is your private business, industry or trade group membership interested in learning more about a Board of Directors for their private business?

Find Out More

Jim Crocker, Founder and Chair of Boardroom Metrics is known for his blunt honesty and practical business approach. In his presentation ‘Private Company Board Best Practices’ he shares insight from private companies on the important considerations for setting up and running an effective private company Board of Directors.

An experienced Director, Founder, CEO and Consultant, Jim says “Governance and strategy fail way more often than people realize. By taking the complication out of both, they become a lot more effective.”

Jim’s profile

Meet Karen McElroy, Boardroom Metrics CEO and Leader of the RFP, Bid Proposal Response Practice

Starting seven years ago, Karen has built an experienced team of business writers and graphic artists in Canada, the United States and Europe. Dedicated to helping clients win competitive RFP and Proposal bids, Karen is known for her unfailing responsiveness, lively personality and wealth of RFP writing experience. “Taking the stress out of the RFP writing process allows our clients to focus on what they do best”, Karen says. “Our expertise is making our clients look great.”

Karen’s profile

DeanLukehart

Meet Dean Lukehart, Professional RFP Writer

Dean Lukehart helps Clients develop Winning RFP Responses.  His professional perspective has been gleaned from 25 years of Business Development Leadership roles at influential Marketing Agencies across the U.S.A., combined with a Penn State University Journalism Degree.

Dean’s profile

How can we help you?

Contact us to find out how we can help you. Toll Free US and Canada 1-888-414-1726 or 416-994-6552
Get In Touch

Listen to our Podcast of experts, leaders & entrepreneurs

The founders of Boardroom Metrics tap into their network of leaders, professionals, entrepreneurs, freelancers and friends for wide-ranging insights on business.

Podcast

Articles by Our Consultants

How to Maximize CEO Incentive Compensation

June 16th, 2017|

The Best Incentive Plans Are Easy to Understand This morning I chatted with a Board Chair about how to implement a highly motivating compensation plan for his CEO. I shared with him the most effective plans that I had ever utilized. They had these characteristics. Easy to understand. Incentive plans work best when the reward [...]

Insight on the Role of CEO – Blog Series by Julia Dumanian

May 25th, 2017|

Canadian Hearing Society CEO Julia Dumanian has an in-depth perspective on the challenges of the CEO role in today's organizations. In this blog series, Julia shares her insight on the role of the CEO. Julia Dumanian, CEO of Canadian Hearing Society When Julia was a Boardroom Metrics consultant, we asked her to document her [...]

The Best Advice You Will Ever Get to Win an RFP

May 19th, 2017|

Here’s the best advice we've got for winning an RFP: Read. The. RFP. Whether you are writing the response yourself or engaging a professional writer, reading the entire Request for Proposal (RFP) will do a couple of things: Differentiate you from much of your competition who won’t bother, thereby ensuring they miss stuff – or [...]

Four Basics of Responding to an IT RFI, RFQ, RFP

May 18th, 2017|

Boardroom Metrics provides Request for Proposal (RFP) response writing for Information Technology clients in the United States, Canada and Europe. Information Technology (IT) RFP responses must be written in a way that complies with all the mandatory requirements of the issuer – requirements that are unique to every proposal. In addition, IT RFPs often contain sections that [...]

What Private Companies Can Learn About Board Structure from Public Companies

May 3rd, 2017|

Private Company Boards are Smaller and Less Independent Statistics show that private company Boards are smaller and less independent than public company Boards. This matters. The rationale that leads public company Boards to be larger and more independent also applies to private company governance. 1. Board independence. Private company boards are overwhelmingly composed of related [...]

Four Factors Separating Strong Boards from Failed Boards

May 3rd, 2017|

Failed Boards are more common than people realize. Failed Boards are much more common than most people realize. Charged with the responsibility of identifying and mitigating risk; validating and overseeing strategy; and, hiring and performance managing the CEO, most organizational failures are the responsibility of the Board. From Enron to Volkswagen, Boards full of smart [...]