3 Elements of Great Proposal Infographics

Proposal Infographics

Great Proposal Infographics Position Your Proposal for the Win. Most of reviewers need visual references to guide them through a proposal. Page after page of densely packed proposal text is difficult to read and hard to evaluate. Proposal infographics can present information, break-up long sections of text, and improve win probabilities. They can range from… Read more »

5 Relationships for Gig Economy Entrepreneurs


Who’s on Your Team? Entrepreneurs Benefit from Key Relationships. I often meet with young and not so young entrepreneurs. They seek advice as they enter the gig economy. We discuss their product, its placement, the price, and its promotion. We discuss their differentiation and potential markets. We talk about the risks and rewards of the… Read more »

3 Winning Tips for Proposal Central Graphics

proposal central graphics

You leave evaluators guessing at the viability of your solution without strong proposal central graphics. A common question I get is, “What are proposal central graphics and why do I need them?” A good friend, explained it best. He told of the time he put the pieces of a jig-saw puzzle on a table without the… Read more »

Five Good Listening Skills to Help You Win

Good Listening Skills

Do  you have good listening skills, or is your customer hoping the meeting will just end? Meeting with your customer is an important step in writing a winning proposal. You want to make the most of these meetings. You need to leave with an understanding your customer’s requirements, hot buttons, and budget.   You want to get feedback on your potential solution,… Read more »

Five Steps For Your New Year’s Resolution to Win Proposals in 2016

Win Proposals in 2016

Win Proposals in 2016 Is your New Year’s resolution to win proposals in 2016? Is your current process failing to produce the desired win rate? It is not enough to wish for more wins – you need a plan. Follow these five steps to achieve your resolution to win more proposals in 2016. Qualify Your… Read more »

Three Good Reasons to Earn Your APMP Certification

Succeed With Your APMP Certification I have often been asked about the value of earning certifications such as the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) certification. APMP has three levels of certification – Foundation, Practitioner, and Professional. Each is increasing more difficult to earn and demonstrates a higher level of competence. Here are three reasons… Read more »