The P Word…

I’ve touched on proposals in a few other posts, but this week I thought I’d go into a little more detail. As a new Planner, helping to prepare proposals is a bit of a rite of passage, and you may find this takes up the majority of your time until you become more involved in regular project work (or until your company hires someone more junior than you). You’ll learn this on your own, but it’s best if we discuss the ‘elephant in the room’ up front: PROPOSALS KINDA SUCK. Even under the best conditions, they are super stressful… and they rarely get prepared under the best (or even good) circumstances.

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