Re: Proposal writing (not long) -Reply

Subject: Re: Proposal writing (not long) -Reply
From: Mary Shaw <MSHAW -at- MONEYNET -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 1997 10:54:22 -0400

William Blank wrote:
>> The trick here is to put a cover memo
>> on the project plan asking (very
>> non-defensively, very non-threateningly)
>> for it to be initialed and
>> returned by a certain date with one of the
>> appropriate boxes checked:
>> either "approved", "approved with
>> comments", or "see me".
>> By the day after that date, you can start
>> bugging them for their
>> comments/approval, and if they continue to
>> stall, you can procede to
>> whatever next steps you want to take
>> whenever it seems most efficacious
>> to do them.

Another trick: On the cover memo, state that failure to sign and return it
by the due date will indicate that the person accepts the document "as

-- Mary

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