• Whitney Kippes

Realities of proposal travel


A couple weeks ago I did something that doesn't happen too frequently these days. I traveled for work.

The vast majority of the work I do - strategic consulting, training, proposal writing, proposal management - can be done most effectively from my home office or my client's DC-based offices. It's really unusual for me to head out and spend time with the folks who are designing projects in the field. This time - with project design and budget development all happening in Nepal - it made sense for me to also sit with the team to write the proposal. Or so we thought...