As I journey into this career as a consultant I have started to notice many things. For example, I wrote a proposal, a 3 million dollar one, and the funder, cough cough aka the government, took my ideas and put it into another proposal.
At first I was angry. Ok, you didn’t like one of the suggestions I made, a free computer for all. But… you liked the idea enough that you opened it for many to bid on.
I couldn’t help but reflect, is it the bidding process? Does it have to be exact? Or is it me? Do they not have faith in me?
Then I went deeper. Okay. You like competition Pam. Beat your own idea.
We’ll see how it goes. 🙂