commercial or professional procedures that are accepted or prescribed as being correct or most effective.
Webster’s dictionary provides us with the formal definition for best practice above. The business dictionary has a slightly different variation. Individuals strive to identify and define individual actions or processes as best practices.
How is a grant professional to stay focused on the work at hand while balancing the numerous best practices influencing their work?
We will be talking about best practices – how to follow them, how to stay abreast of changes to best practices, and how to successfully support the following of them personally and with your colleagues. Below is a preview of the specific questions we will be talking about with #grantchat -ters on Tuesday, June 17th at 12pm ET.
Q1: What does it mean to you for something to be a best practice? #grantchat
Q2: What do you use as your standard for something being defined as a best practice? #grantchat
Q3: There are always *new* best practices. How do you prevent best practice overload? #grantchat
Q4: How do you keep up with best practices as it relates to all things grant related? #grantchat
Q5: Do you keep up with best practices for the subject matter you are most frequently working on grants for? If so, how? #grantchat
Q6: How do you ensure that the subject matter experts you work with on proposal keep their field’s best practices present within your proposals? #grantchat
Q7: How have you handled a situation where a colleague or client is not following long accepted best practices on a grant related task? #grantchat
Q8: How do you bring your colleagues up to speed on new best practices? And help them with adopting it? #grantchat
Q9: How have you handled a situation where you disagree with a new best practice? #grantchat
Q10: How have you handled a situation where a colleague or client disagrees with a new best practices? #grantchat
We are looking forward to having you join @dianehleonard and @jm_grants for #grantchat on Tuesday, June 17rd at 12pm ET! Be sure to follow @grant_chat on Twitter and use #grantchat to watch and participate in the chat.