Articles tagged with : style sheet

Why show up if everyone else wants to run the proposal show? Ask the Proposal Doctor

Dear Proposal Doctor, All of a sudden, everyone on my team is obsessed with fonts and kerning and other aspects of desktop publishing. People who should be worried about the solution and the price are weighing in on the appearance of the document. Everyone has an opinion on the best color scheme, margins, headers, footers, and text boxes. Isn’t this my domain? Shouldn’t I have the final say on this? Why is everyone else trying to do my job? What is the point of my showing up for this proposal if everyone else wants to take control of these decisions? Feeling Powerless Dear Feeling, First, you are not powerless. One of my favorite quotations is from Eleanor Roosevelt, “No one can make you feel inferior without your permission.” You can – and should – do three things. First, as the proposal manager, it is fair that you ask for a...

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