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How to stop the endless cycle of color reviews? Ask Proposal Doctor

A vicious cycle that leaves everyone exhausted and demoralized

Dear Proposal Doctor, How can we stop the seemingly endless cycle of color reviews? My capture manager forces the pink and red reviews way too early in the schedule and then adds multiple review cycles that leave everyone exhausted and demoralized. After pink, we have the rose review. After the red review, we have the wine review, the magenta review, and so forth. The writers give up because they know that no matter what they do, they will be forced into another review cycle. The capture manager justifies the additional reviews by pointing to the poor quality of the proposal at any given point. It’s a vicious cycle that I cannot seem to break. What to do? –Colorblind Dear Colorblind, This question is so old that it is practically a point of proposal management theology. Let’s start with the basic principle that any piece of writing needs a review by … Continue reading How to stop the endless cycle of color reviews? Ask Proposal Doctor

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