When the proverbial hits the fan as it did here and often does when the prize is so high – we find it is process that best protects your result and our process is 1) DON’T PANIC and DON’T GIVE UP and then 2) an internal negotiation council is convened (our group in an emergency sitting), 3) where all and sundry throw in and out ideas and the best is selected through peer review.
It’s not really snakes and ladders if you follow a relatively simple process and use checklists that are proven to work.
All the questions and answers we put into checklists called Home Ratings which we used in all examples above. However, if we had of headed this article “Checklists and Processes” – you wouldn’t have read it – it’s too boring.
However, boring works for us in buying well brilliantly.