15 Mar Rejection can be good for the soul.
We’ve just been rejected – and it was lovely.
We were involved in a large tender bid for a 20+ week building project in Exeter.
We had been talking with the client for around four months – when he first approached us back in November ’12. We were recommended to him by the structural engineers we often work with – Simon Bastone Associates (http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~sbasto/).
Over the last few months there have been numerous e-mails; suggested timelines and recommendations on the tender process by us; a site visit by our team; two meetings with our Quantity Surveyor and a detailed tender document.
All resulting in a no. But what a lovely no. Here is ‘the no’…