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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Strategic Planning Guide – A 3 Step Process

Strategic Planning Guide – A 3 Step Process

Strategic planning doesn’t have to be difficult, long or complex. And anyone can develop strategy and related plans, you don’t have to be in senior management. Strategy and related plans can be used for an initiative you want to implement next year or a meeting tomorrow with a customer, staff, colleague or even your boss. […]

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 17, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Write to Influence – Free eBook

Write to Influence – Free eBook

Take what you think you know about writing in your job and turn it on its head. You probably thought it was about being clear and concise so the recipient would understand it. If so, you’d be wrong. Writing is about more than conveying information. It’s about influencing someone to follow directions, agree with your […]

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 17, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Don’t Lose Sleep When You Have to Fire Someone

Don’t Lose Sleep When You Have to Fire Someone

As a manager, you will eventually have to fire someone. The first time I did it was really hard. I didn’t sleep for a week between the decision and the act of actually bringing the person into a room and telling them they didn’t have a job anymore. About Michel TheriaultMichel is the founder of […]

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, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
5 Techniques to Get your E-Mails Read

5 Techniques to Get your E-Mails Read

E-mail is one of the most pervasive and indispensable communication tools used in business. But e-mail is also surprisingly ineffective at communicating information or influencing readers. The issue is not the tool itself. Providing almost instantaneous communication, e-mail can be one of your best assets if used effectively. Here are the 5 Techniques you need […]

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 7, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Bidding on Work? One-Size-Fits-All Is Not A Winning Strategy For Your RFP Proposal

Bidding on Work? One-Size-Fits-All Is Not A Winning Strategy For Your RFP Proposal

Many business development or sales people use boilerplate material because it’s an easy, expedient way to provide information in a proposal. Unfortunately, most RFPs ask for different information, and both the client and the needed solution are unique, so boilerplate material won’t win business. About Michel TheriaultMichel is the founder of Success Fuel for 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 March 2, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
If You Don’t Like Where You Are, Find Somewhere Else To Be

If You Don’t Like Where You Are, Find Somewhere Else To Be

Having shared this career and personal philosophy with staff and colleagues over the years, particularly with those who complained about their situation, I took my own advice a while ago and moved on to what would become a much better place in my career. Unfortunately, we are often reluctant to move-on, particularly in a tough […]

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 19, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
7 Things You Should Do to Succeed In A New Role or New Job

7 Things You Should Do to Succeed In A New Role or New Job

Successful managers will eventually move up the ladder or move sideways to new challenges in preparation for the upward move. If you are taking on a new role in your existing company or a new job in a different company, it’s an extremely challenging time. Here are seven things you should do to improve your […]

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 10, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Forget Dilbert – What Star Trek’s Ferengi Can Teach You About The Business World

Forget Dilbert – What Star Trek’s Ferengi Can Teach You About The Business World

If you don’t read the comic ‘Dilbert’, and in particular, if you haven’t read the Dilbert books on management, your leadership, management and business education is seriously lacking. I’ll talk more about Dilbert in a future blog. In fact, there is an even more interesting place to learn about how the corporate world works – […]

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, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Managing Your Vendors, Suppliers and Contractors Starts with Procurement

Managing Your Vendors, Suppliers and Contractors Starts with Procurement

I worked on a project for a client a little while ago. They wanted two things. One, they wanted to know whether the existing suppliers and contractors they procured services from were well aligned with their needs, culture, goals and objectives. That one was easy. Essentially the procurement process didn’t have any criteria related 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 January 29, 2013 0 Comments Read More →