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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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Keep the Fluff out of your RFP Proposal Response

Keep the Fluff out of your RFP Proposal Response

When reviewing proposals written by bidders, I can’t stand seeing fluff. And, I’m not the only one. Someone I recently interviewed about reviewing proposals said that when there’s fluff, it’s glossed over and if there’s something related to the evaluation criteria hidden in the fluff, they likely don’t even see it. Too bad. About Michel […]

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 3, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Ditch the Business Cards: Create Info Cards That Make Your Company Stand Out

Ditch the Business Cards: Create Info Cards That Make Your Company Stand Out

How many business cards do you hand out during networking events or at business meetings? You hope the recipients actually keep the card and enter your information into their contacts. You hope they will remember you and look you up in the future with a business opportunity. So what do you do with cards 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 October 23, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before you Write your RFP Response

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before you Write your RFP Response

When it comes to writing an RFP proposal response, you have to consider the questions themselves. Not the ones your client asks in the RFP, the ones you should ask yourself before you answer their questions. While writing my book, “Win More Business – Write Better Proposals”,  I noticed a number of areas where I […]

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 10, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
6 Steps to Influence Others With Your Business Writing

6 Steps to Influence Others With Your Business Writing

Business writing used to be simply about communicating — getting information across to others. Not anymore. Now you have to influence, not just communicate, with your writing. (Want more help? Get our free ebook “Write To Influence”) And it’s not just ad copy, sales material or proposals that need to influence. Whether you are competing […]

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 5, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Proposal Writing Techniques From 4 Great Books That Aren’t About RFPs

Proposal Writing Techniques From 4 Great Books That Aren’t About RFPs

I reference four other books in my own book about writing better proposals because they provide excellent examples or lessons that proposal writers can use to improve their proposals. They mostly relate to getting your message across and persuading the reader. In some cases, I had been using the techniques already in RFP responses and […]

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 September 18, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Even When the Customer Isn’t Right, You Should Act Like They Are

Even When the Customer Isn’t Right, You Should Act Like They Are

In the world of instant sharing through blogs, Twitter, Facebook and review sites, you need to make sure that customer service and satisfaction is a priority and every single customer has a positive experience with your business – so they don’t have a reason to tweet their unhappiness to the world. The way you deal […]

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 September 13, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
3 Key practices to help you manage Office Space Standards

3 Key practices to help you manage Office Space Standards

If you are responsible for managing the office space at your company, you know how difficult it can be. Some useful approaches to make this easier came out of a benchmarking study I did for a client who was trying to rationalize their office space allocation standards while planning for a major relocation. The relocation […]

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 September 3, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
5 Techniques to Get Better Responses to your RFP Procurement for Services

5 Techniques to Get Better Responses to your RFP Procurement for Services

Evaluating procurement responses to your RFP, RFQ or tender  is a critical yet often painful process. You want enough information to evaluate the bidders, yet you get widely varying responses that don’t always answer your questions and sometimes don’t reflect their true capabilities. This makes it hard to evaluate. Bidders aren’t usually very good 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 August 9, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Be Your Own Undercover Boss

Be Your Own Undercover Boss

If you’ve seen the show Undercover Boss, you’ll notice that the CEO’s and Presidents who go undercover find out things about their own company that they never would have known otherwise. Many times they are simple things that could have a big impact.  And along the way, they discover staff with skills, capabilities or attitude […]

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 6, 2013 0 Comments Read More →