Contractors working with the Federal Government are often asked, “can you send me your Capability Statement?” in some form or another. It happens when you’re responding to a Sources Sought Notice, meeting with an agency representative or just attending an event with a strong Federal presence. But do they always mean the same document? How... Read More
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A Capability Statement is a Living Document
Contractors often struggle with the idea that their Capability Statement is more effective if it is thought of as a “living document” and changed every time it is sent out. Usually when clients approach me for consulting on their Capability Statement they’re looking for a static piece of marketing material that they can mass... Read More
Capability Statements: Do They REALLY Want to Date YOU?
Your capability statement is a critical tool to ensure your success in the Federal market; in fact, if we liken the capability statement to dating, it may be the difference between getting the date, getting stood up, or beginning a beautiful, long-term relationship. The purpose for a capability statement is very similar to dating… Capability... Read More
Do Your Homework Before the Meet
If you’re going to be meeting with Government workers that handle contracting it is important to do your homework before meeting with them. Whether it is a quick meeting at an event or a personal Capabilities Briefing, being well prepared and knowledgeable will rapidly set you apart from the competition and instill confidence in your... Read More