Decision Making

Your Data Is Useless Unless it Drives Decisions

Your Data Is Useless Unless it Drives Decisions

If you are like most Managers, you are inundated with data on a daily basis yet not much of it helps you make decisions that improves results. The problem we all face is having too much data because we know that’s a good thing, yet very little of it enables effective decisions. Often, the data […]

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 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Small Incremental Steps Or Bold Steps – A Place For Both

Small Incremental Steps Or Bold Steps – A Place For Both

David Lloyd George said “You can’t cross a chasm in two small steps.” and from a practical standpoint, he’s right – you have to do it in one bold stride. In business however, there’s a place for both. Bold steps to gain the advantage in the marketplace by taking a risk or driving initiative. 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 February 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Are Your Decisions Un-informed ? It’s time to make a change

Are Your Decisions Un-informed ? It’s time to make a change

For some reason. I’ve been seeing a lot of articles recently about using information for making decisions. The first article titled “Releasing stats cuts death in hospitals’ in the Toronto Star  is about the death rates in hospitals going down because the rates are published publicly. The article says that because hospitals are now compared […]

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 December 10, 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 →
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 →
Preparing Before You Make Your Pitch In A Presentation May Deliver A Home Run

Preparing Before You Make Your Pitch In A Presentation May Deliver A Home Run

Sometimes, the excitement or the dread of doing a presentation for senior management drives you to focus on your actual MS Powerpoint or Apple Keynote slides for your presentation. While a well constructed and well delivered presentation is a must, if you are looking for approval, sign-off, buy-in or agreement, you need to start well […]

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 21, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
The One-Page Strategic Plan – The Easy Way

The One-Page Strategic Plan – The Easy Way

Strategic plans don’t need to be long, complicated documents covering a multi-year horizon and a big initiative. The bottom line is they have to help you achieve goals effectively. They can be as short as 1 page, cover a short timeframe and a single initiative or objective. It’s particularly easy if you use our Strategic […]

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 14, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Peeling the Onion – Asking Layers of Questions

Peeling the Onion – Asking Layers of Questions

Getting good answers and finding root causes you can act on takes some effort and some deep diving sometimes. Asking questions is the obvious way to get the information you need, however why stop at only one question or be satisfied with the answer. By asking deeper and deeper questions that build on the answers, […]

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 21, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Appearances Influence our Decisions – Are you Surprised?

Appearances Influence our Decisions – Are you Surprised?

Appearances Influence our Decisions – Are You Surprised? During election campaigns, we’re supposed to make an informed decision based on information we collect before we vote. However, our brain isn’t always so rational. In a fraction of a second, we make sometimes irrational decisions, including who to vote for. Knowing this has important implications for […]

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 December 27, 2011 0 Comments Read More →

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