Author Archive: Michel

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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7 Strategies For Managing Staff Who Are Older Than You

7 Strategies For Managing Staff Who Are Older Than You

Almost right out of college I stepped into a management position and became responsible for managing staff. For the first 10 years or so of my career, every one of my staff was older and much more experienced than I was. It’s even more likely now that you may be younger than some or all […]

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 23, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Writing Proposals and Bids: 8 Things You Need to Do Differently

Writing Proposals and Bids: 8 Things You Need to Do Differently

Writing proposals and bids, whether it’s a three-page sole-source proposal or 100-page response to a public RFP takes time and effort to write and you don’t want to waste that effort. About Michel TheriaultMichel is the founder of Success Fuel for Managers. He is an author, speaker and consultant focusing on topics relevant to Managers […]

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 17, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Write And Speak Your Way To Career Growth

Write And Speak Your Way To Career Growth

If you have career ambitions, whether in your current company or a new job elsewhere, you need to work towards the next job well in advance by becoming a recognizable and marketable commodity and building your personal brand. About Michel TheriaultMichel is the founder of Success Fuel for Managers. He is an author, speaker 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 July 11, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Hire Strong-Willed Employees Who Will Challenge You as a Manager

Hire Strong-Willed Employees Who Will Challenge You as a Manager

Throughout my career I’ve had a wide range of staff working for me, from Wallflowers to Challengers. The Wallflowers are easy to manage while the Challengers not so much. Since management isn’t a spectator sport and you have to really get in the game to be successful, Challengers are your best bet. 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 July 7, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
It’s Time To Change Your Hiring Practices – Lessons from Google and Apple

It’s Time To Change Your Hiring Practices – Lessons from Google and Apple

Hiring staff is an inexact science plain and simple. Chances are, your organization is still in the Stone Age when it comes to how you hire, usually to make it easier for a diverse range of hiring managers to use a consistent approach to selecting candidates as well as a way to reduce the risk […]

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, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Don’t Just Sit There, Take Initiative and Ask Questions

Don’t Just Sit There, Take Initiative and Ask Questions

I learned early in my management career about the value of asking questions instead of just sitting there and accepting the status quo. As it turns out, it’s good management. About Michel TheriaultMichel is the founder of Success Fuel for Managers. He is an author, speaker and consultant focusing on topics relevant to Managers 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 May 13, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Don’t Keep Them In The Dark – Tell Your Staff Why

Don’t Keep Them In The Dark – Tell Your Staff Why

As a manager, I’ve always found it more useful to sit down and talk to my staff about why they’re being asked to do something and what the goals or objectives are and how they fit within the overall corporate objectives. For me, this was especially important when we are implementing initiatives that were top-down. […]

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 19, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Chasing Best Practices – How to Find Them

Chasing Best Practices – How to Find Them

While it’s fashionable to seek out best practices, the problem is finding them in the first place and then deciding what to do with them when you find them. Do you implement them? Do you adapt them? Do you assess whether they will work for you? Do you learn why they are best practices? 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 April 12, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Procuring Services – Are You Asking The Right Questions?

Procuring Services – Are You Asking The Right Questions?

There is a simple mistake many Managers (or their procurement departments) make when writing the Request For Proposal (RFP) questions for services. I’ve seen it time and time again, having written my share of proposal responses both for past employers and for clients. I’ve also seen it when assessing procurement practices, procuring services and helped […]

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 31, 2013 0 Comments Read More →