Posts Tagged: proposals

How to capitalize on IDIQs

It seems that the tides have turned in the Government contracting world firmly in the direction of IDIQs and GSA/VA schedules. If you are the Government, it is hard to imagine why it would not be the case. Instead of a lengthy 12-18 months procurement process, the Government can award a contract in two toRead… Read more »

Government Proposals- 5 Tips That Can Assist You With Your Writing Skills

A government proposal is a short story about you and your company. You would think writing a story about yourself is a piece of cake, but if you want to be presented in an affirmative manner writing that short story can take time and alot of thought. Before you begin writing a proposal you shouldRead… Read more »

Proposals Writing: Solution Development – Win Themes, Management, Risk, Past Performance, Resumes, Technical Volumes

April 28-29, 2011 in North Bethesda, MD This course will offer you techniques, templates, checklists, and opportunities to develop win themes, management sections, risk sections, past performance references, resumes, and technical volumes. This course focuses on solution development, including Concepts of Operations (CONOPS), and explores in detail the type of content that goes into compliant,Read… Read more »

Overcoming Proposal Writer’s Block

FREE One-Hour Webinar on April 14, 2011 (Thursday) at 1pm EST The proposal clock is ticking, pressure is building as the deadline is getting closer, and soon the stress becomes palpable. But you still have a hard time squeezing the words from your or your proposal team’s brains down on paper. You produce something byRead… Read more »

Preparing Winning Multiple Award and Task Order Proposals

Multiple award contracts make up more than 50% of all government contracts. Now every agency has to have its own multiple award vehicle. But all these new vehicles do not necessarily mean more money to businesses, because: Many companies run into difficulties in winning these vehicles: • Many don’t know how to win multiple awardRead… Read more »

Top 10 government proposal mistakes and how to avoid them – FREE 1-hour webinar on March 9, 2011 (1pm EST)

Neither large nor small businesses are immune to governmentproposal mistakes that often lead to highly undesirable results.However, there are ways to avoid most of them and largely decrease the risk of losing the pursuit. This coming Wednesday, March 9, 2011 (1pm EST), I am hostingFREE 1-hour webinar “Top 10 Proposal Mistakes and How to AvoidRead… Read more »

It was a dark and stormy night…

Last weekend, I took my 6-year-old daughter, Julia, to her first ever gymnastics tournament, despite a grueling proposal schedule. No matter what, I didn’t want to miss a chance to share her memorable first experience. But as with life, there were a few unexpected bumps in the road. The Tournament took place about 6 hoursRead… Read more »

Capture and Proposal Training Preview Videos

I recorded two videos telling you about our upcoming training courses. If you are interested in top-notch capture and proposal training delivered in person by yours truly, check them out: Capture Management: There is a little over a week left (and only five spaces) for our brand new 2-day seminar, Capture Management: How to PrepareRead… Read more »

Halloween Horror Stories – Happy Halloween

Check out my Halloween video on Proposal Horror Stories: http://www.ostglobalsolutions.com/blog/?p=803 I am sure you can relate to these, and have lived more of your own proposal nightmares… If you have more chilling stories, please share them with me. Also, don’t forget to check out our training workshops coming up a little over a week: “TheRead… Read more »