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Ask the Proposal Doctor – Frustrated at Stupidity

Dear Proposal Doctor, The powers that be in my company took drastic measures after a number of proposals were submitted containing errors resulting from use of old proposal material. As of now, no one has access to old proposals so that everyone will have to write everything from scratch. Of course there are still some electronic and hard copies floating around, so the hunt is on to see who has the biggest stash. Is there an official best practice with respect to using previous proposals? If we don't get this policy reversed, it seems to me that we are going to be re-inventing the wheel at considerable cost to the company. And ultimately to our customers. -Frustrated at Stupidity Dear Frustrated, Good artists copy. Great artists steal. Who said that? I don't know but, I think it was Picasso, or someone equally gifted. Yes, there is a best practice, and...

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