Leadership

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.

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.

Employee Engagement – Your Secret Weapon

Employee Engagement – Your Secret Weapon

Employee engagement is paramount for a company to succeed in today’s world.  With fewer resources there is no room for employees who are not engaged and committed to the cause.  Gaining market awareness is not something that can be left to a few people in sales and marketing…. the whole organization must be on working […]

Thom Singer

About Thom Singer

Thom Singer is an expert in social networking and developing a personal brand. He has worked in sales and marketing capacities at several Fortune 100 companies and regularly speaks to corporate audiences, law firms and professional organizations. He has written seven books on the power of business relationships and is a respected Keynote speaker.

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Have you Tested Your Strategy In a Business War Games Workshop?

Have you Tested Your Strategy In a Business War Games Workshop?

Business War Games workshops simulate competitive behaviors in any marketplace and test the likelihood of your strategy’s success or failure. Whether you are an established business, start-up or entrepreneur, this is a low-risk approach to testing your strategy. Think of it like flight simulators for strategic planning -  offering you the benefit of seeing your […]

Dave Bard

About Dave Bard

Dave Bard is Managing Director of Bard Consulting Group (BCG), a strategic marketing and training consultancy committed to improving clients' strategic decision-making and product performance within an emphasis on the healthcare industry.

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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.

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.

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.

Career

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.

Happy With your Job? It’s Time To Look for a New One

Happy With your Job? It’s Time To Look for a New One

Waiting until you need a job is the worst time to look for one. Even if you like the job you have, looking for the next opportunity is a smart career move. And if an opportunity comes along, you don’t have to take it. The choice is yours. Here are 3 reasons you should look […]

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.

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.

Communication

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.

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.

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.

How To Survive and Thrive on a Conference Call

How To Survive and Thrive on a Conference Call

Conference calls can be tough, particularly if you are the only one on the phone and everyone else is together in a room somewhere else. While saving money and time on travel is a good thing, sometimes it will be hard to contribute effectively to the meeting and your contribution is often what helps 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 […]

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.

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.

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.

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