If we've learned anything over the past few years, it's that winning the offseason with headlines and tons of media attention of your team doesn't translate to wins and playoff appearances. Actually it's proven to be the opposite in a lot of cases.
Each NFL team and front office handles its business differently, and there's not one right way to do things. All we can do is look at the teams that have consistently been successful and see how they're handling their business. Then make that team and organization one of the "gold standards" in this business.
It's a copycat league and everyone is aiming for success. Some have just figured out how to hit that target time and time again.
Here's a power ranking of NFL front offices with some that have found the right formula and some that are still searching.