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Beyond proposal burnout – what to do?

Dear Proposal Doctor, With only 2 weeks before a major proposal submittal, the key people on my team are in an advanced state of burn out. Some are sleeping on couches in the office rather than going home. Others come in to work not having slept at all. It’s impossible to move any deadlines and still get the proposal done, and it's going to be impossible to meet the deadlines given the level of exhaustion. Because of multiple proposal extensions, this situation has been intensifying for the last 3 weeks. It’s getting to me as well, since I am ultimately responsible for the final product. -Beyond Burnout Dear Beyond, Many proposal managers have been in your situation. Most fail to demonstrate what your team needs urgently at this moment: leadership. Understanding that you do not want to move any deadlines, you must realize that continuing on the current path is...

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