The U.S. federal government remains the world’s fortune one customer purchasing every type of service and product. It is a relationship-based marketplace where decision-makers want to know who the vendors are before the bid is awarded. To win more contracts, it is imperative that contractors market effectively and not fall victim to these top five... Read More
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Spring Federal Contracting Business Update
There is good news and there is bad news in recently passed and proposed laws affecting all federal contractors. For small businesses, the good news is that now, as signed into law on December 17, 2018, the period for measuring the size of a business by annual revenues or number of employees has increased... Read More
To Protest or Not To Protest, That is the Question
Should you consider protesting any bid that you submitted and lost? If so you would not be alone. But you may be disappointed with the results. With the majority of large federal contract awards being protested, many contractors ask “What are my chances of actually winning a protest?” The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO at... Read More
What Was Your First Professional Painful Lesson?
My first painful lesson in business dealt with expectations and change. Early in my professional life I worked for a large company and poured my heart into a particular job. There were great results, goals were met and I was proud, the bosses were happy. The carrot of advancement was danged, and I bit. The... Read More