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The Power of Business Storytelling

By |October 24th, 2017|Categories: Business Communications, RFP, RFP Writing|

Stories sell. Just ask Iceland. Iceland?! In the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis, this Nordic country of roughly 300,000 was brought to its knees. With few people and fewer industries, what was Iceland [...]

RFP Tips for the Executive Summary

By |September 27th, 2017|Categories: Business Development, Government Proposals, RFP, RFP Writer, RFP Writing|

A common RFP Proposal Response misconception that I have seen across North America is about the Executive Summary (ES). If the RFP proposal doesn’t ask for an Executive Summary, should you still provide one in [...]

RFP’s – Are you Tracking your Proposal Responses?

By |September 20th, 2017|Categories: Business Development, Procurement, RFP, RFP Writer, RFP Writing|Tags: , , , |

Are you Tracking your RFP Proposal Responses? I have been involved in RFP and Proposal responses as part of teams for many years. Many of these have been through the formal and competitive RFP process. [...]

Did you add Reference Letters to your RFP Response?

By |September 19th, 2017|Categories: Business Development, Procurement, RFP, RFP Writer, RFP Writing|

Did you add Reference Letters to your RFP Response? You read the RFP issued and you provided the mandatory 2 relevant references with contact information. Is that enough? Most organizations responding to RFPs think that [...]

Is your RFP Response Compliant?

By |September 19th, 2017|Categories: Business Development, RFP Writer, RFP Writing|Tags: , |

Is your RFP Response Compliant? Meeting the mandatory requirements is critical if you want to be considered as a successful bidder on any RFP Response. It sounds simple: read the Proposal, make a task list [...]

4 Steps to Better Private Business Strategy

By |August 17th, 2017|Categories: Private Business|Tags: , , |

“Strategy is a waste of time”. Lots of private business owners we know feel this way because their private business has achieved a high degree of success without strategy. Why should they start now? Here’s [...]