Join Judy Steiner-Williams for an in-depth discussion in this video Debrief on the outcome, part of Writing a Proposal.
- You submit your proposal and then wait.…Of course you hope that you hear congratulations,…but only one proposal writer will get that good news.…You may be in the other category,…and get the disappointing news…that another proposal was accepted.…You really think you did the best job you could do.…You certainly spent countless hours on it,…and followed the proposal writing steps,…but if your proposal wasn't selected then the…proposal process has one more important step.…
Let's debrief, debriefing is defined…as a process of receiving an explanation…after participation is complete.…De as in a prefix means reverse or undo,…or even to remove the errors such…as in debug a computer program.…What are the advantages of a debriefing,…after a proposal has been awarded or accepted,…and it wasn't yours?…Well, as we often hear learn from your mistakes,…and insanity can be defined as doing the same thing…over and over and expecting different results.…
We want to learn what mistakes we made,…so we can make changes next time.…You're bound to increase your chance of having…
- Reading the RFP and asking questions
- Understanding different proposal types
- Following the writing process
- Connecting the dots
- Researching the company
- Using the client's jargon
- Understanding what parts to include
- Following up on a proposal
Skill Level Intermediate
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Writing Recommendationswith Judy Steiner-Williams10m 52s Intermediate
1. Understanding the Proposal
2. Types of Proposals
3. Responding to an RFP
4. Customizing the Proposal
5. What to Include
6. Following Up
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