Secrets to a Winning Oral Proposal Presentation

Imagine that you’ve just read the procurement instructions for your current opportunity, and sure enough, it includes some form of oral proposal presentation (commonly known as orals). You’re obviously excited because you know that you’ve received that extra ticket for an opportunity to win, right?! If that’s not exactly your mindset, you’re not alone.  [...]

September 28th, 2021|Federal Contracting, Proposals|

5 Tips for Optimizing Communication with Government Procurement Officials

You may have seen in recent news that Italian artist, Salvatore Garau, sold an invisible sculpture for $18,300. Even more mind-blowing, in 2020, an invisible painting was sold to a group of investors for $170 million! What does this have to do with communication among Government procurement officials and Industry? Well—in the world of [...]

September 15th, 2021|Federal Contracting|

What’s Going On With the FY 2022 Federal Budget?

How Does It Work? On May 28th, the White House and OMB released the long-awaited President’s Budget for FY 2022 requesting $6 trillion in total mandatory and discretionary spending. The discretionary funding component, totaling $1.5 trillion, represents an 8% increase over regular FY 2021 spending levels. This collection of documents contains the budget message [...]

August 12th, 2021|Federal Contracting, Government Contracts|

6 Tips for Incentivizing Your Staff to Contribute to Proposals

For many of our organizations, most tasks needed to grow happen outside of the normal working hours and require employees to contribute beyond their 9-5 role. Though their title may not have “growth” included in it, your team’s contribution can positively impact your growth. It’s important to engage employees to get a fresh perspective, [...]

August 10th, 2021|Business, Employees, Training|