Articles tagged with : time management

Focusing on proposal priorities, not on fires

Dear Proposal Doctor, How can I be sure that I am spending my time in the best way possible when I seem to spend all day responding to crises? If a company is about to jump off the team, I have to deal with that right away. If my best writer just landed in the hospital, I have to replace that person right away. If files are lost, I have to get to the root cause and fix our version control process. So many things happen in the course of the day. So many fires to put out. It’s hard to stay focused on what is truly important. Is there a methodology for organizing time on a proposal? The Fireman Dear Fireman, This is a great question, and a difficult one. We can’t manufacture more hours in the day, so allocation and best use of each hour is critical. Methodologies...

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