Leadership

How I lost Respect for an Executive Because of their Red Pen

How I lost Respect for an Executive Because of their Red Pen

I often say that spelling and grammar are not the most important thing to focus on when writing. It gets a very strong reaction from some people who connect spelling or grammar mistakes with poor or questionable content. After all, if someone can’t get the spelling of a word right, how can you trust the […]

About Michel Theriault

Michel is the founder of Success Fuel for Managers. He is an author, speaker and consultant focusing on topics relevant to Managers and aspiring Managers in businesses of all sizes who want to get results, get attention, and get ahead. He is also a contributor to Forbes and AllBusiness Experts . Michel is available for speaking engagements, training and consulting. Connect with him or send an email.

By June 20, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Dealing with 4 Types of Colleagues Who Don’t Work Well Together

Dealing with 4 Types of Colleagues Who Don’t Work Well Together

You’ve all met one form or another of ‘the project troublemaker. Whether it was in your early days at school, or current days in the workplace, you’ve had to deal with that one colleague who seems to want to make a project fail–or perhaps worse, doesn’t seem to care either way about the success or […]

Liam Barrett

About Liam Barrett

Liam Barrett is an expert in management, leadership and online marketing. He currently practices residential real estate in Boise, Idaho, and writes leadership and business content for multiple online sources. Liam focuses on open minded leadership and understanding in the workplace.

Admit You Don’t Know Everything and Get Credibility

Admit You Don’t Know Everything and Get Credibility

As an entrepreneur, manager or business person trying to look like you’re at the top of your game, the worst thing you can do is think you know everything. Regardless of your background and experience, it’s simply not possible to know everything there is about your business, or even your specialty. And by thinking you […]

About Michel Theriault

Michel is the founder of Success Fuel for Managers. He is an author, speaker and consultant focusing on topics relevant to Managers and aspiring Managers in businesses of all sizes who want to get results, get attention, and get ahead. He is also a contributor to Forbes and AllBusiness Experts . Michel is available for speaking engagements, training and consulting. Connect with him or send an email.

By November 9, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Defining Middle Management As A Waste Treatment Facility

Defining Middle Management As A Waste Treatment Facility

Middle Management has taken a hit over the last couple of decades, seen as a needless layer and targeted during downturns and ‘right sizing’ exercises. Middle management, however, has survived. Even when it’s eliminated it will eventually creep back into organizations as they realize they need this layer, particularly in large organizations. About Michel TheriaultMichel […]

About Michel Theriault

Michel is the founder of Success Fuel for Managers. He is an author, speaker and consultant focusing on topics relevant to Managers and aspiring Managers in businesses of all sizes who want to get results, get attention, and get ahead. He is also a contributor to Forbes and AllBusiness Experts . Michel is available for speaking engagements, training and consulting. Connect with him or send an email.

By March 4, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Management

4 Ways To Increase Employee Happiness

4 Ways To Increase Employee Happiness

Being a manager comes with a lot of duties and responsibilities. So many managers are tasked with an extremely busy schedule and are still held accountable for the productivity of their employees. That also means employee happiness. Although many leaders think they’re doing a great job at managing their employees, the majority of the population […]

Liam Barrett

About Liam Barrett

Liam Barrett is an expert in management, leadership and online marketing. He currently practices residential real estate in Boise, Idaho, and writes leadership and business content for multiple online sources. Liam focuses on open minded leadership and understanding in the workplace.

Are You an Entrepreneur? Don’t Hire Yourself!

Are You an Entrepreneur? Don’t Hire Yourself!

As an entrepreneur, you have some very specific skills and attributes that drive you and make you successful as an entrepreneur, but you shouldn’t hire yourself again when you expand. As your company grows, those same attributes and skills are not always suited to building a solid, stable company. For that, you need complementary skills, […]

About Michel Theriault

Michel is the founder of Success Fuel for Managers. He is an author, speaker and consultant focusing on topics relevant to Managers and aspiring Managers in businesses of all sizes who want to get results, get attention, and get ahead. He is also a contributor to Forbes and AllBusiness Experts . Michel is available for speaking engagements, training and consulting. Connect with him or send an email.

By February 2, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
5 Tips to Get your Business Case Approved

5 Tips to Get your Business Case Approved

Lets face it, you can’ get things done without getting someone’s approval, whether it is simply to go ahead with your idea or more importantly, to get the resources you need, whether people or budgets. So if you want to get things done, implement new ideas, expand your department, develop a product, launch a campaign, […]

About Michel Theriault

Michel is the founder of Success Fuel for Managers. He is an author, speaker and consultant focusing on topics relevant to Managers and aspiring Managers in businesses of all sizes who want to get results, get attention, and get ahead. He is also a contributor to Forbes and AllBusiness Experts . Michel is available for speaking engagements, training and consulting. Connect with him or send an email.

By October 4, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Don’t Practice Off The Rack Management

Don’t Practice Off The Rack Management

It’s a simple concept that applies to management in general. Like your employees, no two situations are exactly alike and usually requires customized solutions, not ‘off the rack management’ solutions. That’s the lazy cookie cutter approach. To customize your approach, take the management and leadership techniques you learned, read about or were told to do […]

About Michel Theriault

Michel is the founder of Success Fuel for Managers. He is an author, speaker and consultant focusing on topics relevant to Managers and aspiring Managers in businesses of all sizes who want to get results, get attention, and get ahead. He is also a contributor to Forbes and AllBusiness Experts . Michel is available for speaking engagements, training and consulting. Connect with him or send an email.

By August 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Career

New Boss? You Need These Survival Tips

New Boss? You Need These Survival Tips

One of the biggest risks to your career is when you get a new boss. Gone is your boss’s knowledge about your performance and contribution and the good working relationship you had with the previous boss. Now you have to start all over again. And even worst, sometimes that new boss was hired to make […]

About Michel Theriault

Michel is the founder of Success Fuel for Managers. He is an author, speaker and consultant focusing on topics relevant to Managers and aspiring Managers in businesses of all sizes who want to get results, get attention, and get ahead. He is also a contributor to Forbes and AllBusiness Experts . Michel is available for speaking engagements, training and consulting. Connect with him or send an email.

By May 29, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Dealing with 4 Types of Colleagues Who Don’t Work Well Together

Dealing with 4 Types of Colleagues Who Don’t Work Well Together

You’ve all met one form or another of ‘the project troublemaker. Whether it was in your early days at school, or current days in the workplace, you’ve had to deal with that one colleague who seems to want to make a project fail–or perhaps worse, doesn’t seem to care either way about the success or […]

Liam Barrett

About Liam Barrett

Liam Barrett is an expert in management, leadership and online marketing. He currently practices residential real estate in Boise, Idaho, and writes leadership and business content for multiple online sources. Liam focuses on open minded leadership and understanding in the workplace.

How to Stay Productive When You’re the Boss

How to Stay Productive When You’re the Boss

Our society is obsessed with being busy, but being busy and being productive are not one in the same. Often, when we’re too busy, we’re far from productive. This is why even on our busiest days it can feel like we have accomplished nothing. As the head of your company, you may understand this feeling […]

Daniel MacDonald

About Daniel MacDonald

As CEO of filterbutler.com , one of Canada’s Hot Top 50 Startups by Profit Magazine, Daniel is an expert on the topics of management, business operations, marketing and entrepreneurship.

Staying Connected and Keeping Your Sanity While on Vacation

Staying Connected and Keeping Your Sanity While on Vacation

Sometimes it’s just not possible to disconnect completely when you go on vacation. You might be a key player in your organization or there may be something crucial happening at the time. You may be an entrepreneur or consultant and need to remain connected or are running a home business and have nobody else to […]

About Michel Theriault

Michel is the founder of Success Fuel for Managers. He is an author, speaker and consultant focusing on topics relevant to Managers and aspiring Managers in businesses of all sizes who want to get results, get attention, and get ahead. He is also a contributor to Forbes and AllBusiness Experts . Michel is available for speaking engagements, training and consulting. Connect with him or send an email.

By March 10, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Communication

How I lost Respect for an Executive Because of their Red Pen

How I lost Respect for an Executive Because of their Red Pen

I often say that spelling and grammar are not the most important thing to focus on when writing. It gets a very strong reaction from some people who connect spelling or grammar mistakes with poor or questionable content. After all, if someone can’t get the spelling of a word right, how can you trust the […]

About Michel Theriault

Michel is the founder of Success Fuel for Managers. He is an author, speaker and consultant focusing on topics relevant to Managers and aspiring Managers in businesses of all sizes who want to get results, get attention, and get ahead. He is also a contributor to Forbes and AllBusiness Experts . Michel is available for speaking engagements, training and consulting. Connect with him or send an email.

By June 20, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Can’t Write? You Can Fix That

Can’t Write? You Can Fix That

According to James Michener, who has sold over 75 million copies of his novels worldwide, it’s not all about the initial draft, it is about re-writing.   The same applies to the business writing you do every day, whether it’s a simple email, memo, proposal, policy, procedure or business case. You don’t have to be […]

About Michel Theriault

Michel is the founder of Success Fuel for Managers. He is an author, speaker and consultant focusing on topics relevant to Managers and aspiring Managers in businesses of all sizes who want to get results, get attention, and get ahead. He is also a contributor to Forbes and AllBusiness Experts . Michel is available for speaking engagements, training and consulting. Connect with him or send an email.

By July 12, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Create Your PowerPoint Slides With Impact

Create Your PowerPoint Slides With Impact

Delivering effective and powerful presentations is critical to business success. It’s about making an impact that influences your audience, whether you are an entrepreneur pitching investors, a small business owner pitching a product to a retailer or potential customer, a startup presenting a new initiative or a manager asking for budget or staffing resources. Here […]

About Michel Theriault

Michel is the founder of Success Fuel for Managers. He is an author, speaker and consultant focusing on topics relevant to Managers and aspiring Managers in businesses of all sizes who want to get results, get attention, and get ahead. He is also a contributor to Forbes and AllBusiness Experts . Michel is available for speaking engagements, training and consulting. Connect with him or send an email.

By April 5, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
9 Tips To Deliver Powerful Business Presentations

9 Tips To Deliver Powerful Business Presentations

When delivering presentations to a general audience, senior management in your company or even a venture capitalist, a successful presentation isn’t about the PowerPoint or Keynote slides you create – it’s about much more than that. These nine points will help you deliver a much more powerful presentation, whether you are working your way up […]

About Michel Theriault

Michel is the founder of Success Fuel for Managers. He is an author, speaker and consultant focusing on topics relevant to Managers and aspiring Managers in businesses of all sizes who want to get results, get attention, and get ahead. He is also a contributor to Forbes and AllBusiness Experts . Michel is available for speaking engagements, training and consulting. Connect with him or send an email.

By February 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Strategy

5 Barriers To Getting Brilliant Ideas From Staff

5 Barriers To Getting Brilliant Ideas From Staff

Getting brilliant ideas from staff contributes to everyone’s success. Often, there are barriers to getting ideas, basically filters that everyone has, including you and your staff. Recognizing them and then dealing with them is the key to unlocking ideas that are hidden in the corners. No need to think outside the box, there are lots […]

About Michel Theriault

Michel is the founder of Success Fuel for Managers. He is an author, speaker and consultant focusing on topics relevant to Managers and aspiring Managers in businesses of all sizes who want to get results, get attention, and get ahead. He is also a contributor to Forbes and AllBusiness Experts . Michel is available for speaking engagements, training and consulting. Connect with him or send an email.

By January 13, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
5 Tips to Get your Business Case Approved

5 Tips to Get your Business Case Approved

Lets face it, you can’ get things done without getting someone’s approval, whether it is simply to go ahead with your idea or more importantly, to get the resources you need, whether people or budgets. So if you want to get things done, implement new ideas, expand your department, develop a product, launch a campaign, […]

About Michel Theriault

Michel is the founder of Success Fuel for Managers. He is an author, speaker and consultant focusing on topics relevant to Managers and aspiring Managers in businesses of all sizes who want to get results, get attention, and get ahead. He is also a contributor to Forbes and AllBusiness Experts . Michel is available for speaking engagements, training and consulting. Connect with him or send an email.

By October 4, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Don’t Make The Mistake of Thinking Outside The Box

Don’t Make The Mistake of Thinking Outside The Box

You’ve probably been told to ‘Think Outside The Box” as if that’s where all the solutions to your problems are. But if you thought finding a needle in a haystack was hard, try making the haystack infinitely large. That’s what it’s like when you “Think Outside The Box”. No matter how long you stare at […]

About Michel Theriault

Michel is the founder of Success Fuel for Managers. He is an author, speaker and consultant focusing on topics relevant to Managers and aspiring Managers in businesses of all sizes who want to get results, get attention, and get ahead. He is also a contributor to Forbes and AllBusiness Experts . Michel is available for speaking engagements, training and consulting. Connect with him or send an email.

By June 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Adopt these 7 Best Practices from Outsourcing Companies

Adopt these 7 Best Practices from Outsourcing Companies

Outsourcing is a huge industry, with outsourcing being used by small and large corporations with local and even international portfolios. There is a reason they are successful in getting the attention and the business from large sophisticated corporations. While their success is based on some very specific advantages that are hard to reproduce in smaller […]

By May 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Performance

How to Stay Productive When You’re the Boss

How to Stay Productive When You’re the Boss

Our society is obsessed with being busy, but being busy and being productive are not one in the same. Often, when we’re too busy, we’re far from productive. This is why even on our busiest days it can feel like we have accomplished nothing. As the head of your company, you may understand this feeling […]

Daniel MacDonald

About Daniel MacDonald

As CEO of filterbutler.com , one of Canada’s Hot Top 50 Startups by Profit Magazine, Daniel is an expert on the topics of management, business operations, marketing and entrepreneurship.

5 Barriers To Getting Brilliant Ideas From Staff

5 Barriers To Getting Brilliant Ideas From Staff

Getting brilliant ideas from staff contributes to everyone’s success. Often, there are barriers to getting ideas, basically filters that everyone has, including you and your staff. Recognizing them and then dealing with them is the key to unlocking ideas that are hidden in the corners. No need to think outside the box, there are lots […]

About Michel Theriault

Michel is the founder of Success Fuel for Managers. He is an author, speaker and consultant focusing on topics relevant to Managers and aspiring Managers in businesses of all sizes who want to get results, get attention, and get ahead. He is also a contributor to Forbes and AllBusiness Experts . Michel is available for speaking engagements, training and consulting. Connect with him or send an email.

By January 13, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Get Outsourcing Success – With Performance Management

Get Outsourcing Success – With Performance Management

Outsourcing is increasingly becoming a top strategic management tool as companies focus on their core business. This involves turning over responsibility for work process and results to someone else. The track record of the outsourcing company, combined with effective performance measurements, ensures you get better performance from your outsourcing company than from traditionally managed services. […]

About Michel Theriault

Michel is the founder of Success Fuel for Managers. He is an author, speaker and consultant focusing on topics relevant to Managers and aspiring Managers in businesses of all sizes who want to get results, get attention, and get ahead. He is also a contributor to Forbes and AllBusiness Experts . Michel is available for speaking engagements, training and consulting. Connect with him or send an email.

By January 2, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Admit You Don’t Know Everything and Get Credibility

Admit You Don’t Know Everything and Get Credibility

As an entrepreneur, manager or business person trying to look like you’re at the top of your game, the worst thing you can do is think you know everything. Regardless of your background and experience, it’s simply not possible to know everything there is about your business, or even your specialty. And by thinking you […]

About Michel Theriault

Michel is the founder of Success Fuel for Managers. He is an author, speaker and consultant focusing on topics relevant to Managers and aspiring Managers in businesses of all sizes who want to get results, get attention, and get ahead. He is also a contributor to Forbes and AllBusiness Experts . Michel is available for speaking engagements, training and consulting. Connect with him or send an email.

By November 9, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

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