How to reject a proposal

It's not easy to reject someone's proposal, which is probably why so many of us take the "just rip it off" tack and say, "Sorry, we decided to go with someone else". I get it, really, I do. But I'm asking you to give that up. Here's why. We're not as sensitive as you...
How to get and share ideas

How to get and share ideas

Updated June 2023 The other day, I was chatting with a friend who was complaining about a project that had gotten so off track it felt like they were on the road to nowhere. After we'd stopped singing the chorus of the Talking Heads tune of the same name, she shared a...