Since DoD is the biggest spender, the impact would be felt throughout the community, making small business the biggest loser when DoD is allowed to count first tier and second tier subcontract dollars towards the overall goal. Continue reading
Based on my read of a comment from an SAIC employee, “three-legged purple people” refers to every socioeconomic group afforded ‘assistance’ in government contracting. That means me, Women, Veterans, Native Americans and so on. Don’t you think it’s time for the small business community to stop the infighting and take on the real problem of Congress and large companies eating our lunch? Continue reading
With help from lots of folks to include SAIC CEO Tony Moraco who complained to Congress about his company losing ground in government contracting and decided it would be best to legally steal from America’s small businesses, their families and employees by getting Congress to change the r Continue reading
Guy Timberlake gets around and he’s happy to consider an invite from your organization. Check out his upcoming speaking opportunities to see him in action! Continue reading
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SAIC CEO is here to help. He wants to ‘reduce some of the pressure on agencies to carve out small business set-asides’ by including subcontract dollars in the overall small business contracting goals.
Any guesses as to who wins and who loses if this comes to pass? Continue reading
Before the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) was adopted for use in government contracting, two other classification systems were in use. One of these remains a key identifier used in contracting and procurement today. In fact, this all but unknown classification system is part of the taxonomy used by DoD in its Better Buying Power initiative. Continue reading
My purpose for using LinkedIn is not to accrue contacts for the sake of it. There has to be some purpose despite the number of common connections. Source: What’s the right setting for LI connecting? | Guy Timberlake | Pulse | LinkedIn
“Every agency out there has a mission,” said keynote speaker Guy Timberlake, chief visionary officer and CEO of The American Small Business Coalition. “If you can align your business to that mission, then you’ll become an asset to them. That’s code for: You’ll get business.” Continue reading
Congratulations! Either you got promoted or have started your own company. You’re an executive with profit and loss responsibility now, and must grow your business. You probably have some experience with business development, sales, or proposals, but being in charge of it is another matter. That’s okay, because like most executives, you’re confident you … Continue reading