Human Resources

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 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 →
Hiring Staff? It’s More Than Following A Process and Ticking Off The Boxes

Hiring Staff? It’s More Than Following A Process and Ticking Off The Boxes

If you’re a manager, you’ve either already hired people or you’re going to be hiring people someday down the road. The simple question is how do you make your selection?. It’s actually not as easy as you might think, because many factors go into what makes a successful and productive employee. About Michel TheriaultMichel is […]

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 24, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Measuring Staff Performance

Measuring Staff Performance

Most managers have no problem putting service levels, KPI’s and other measurement tools in place for service providers, but when it comes to their own staff performance, they don’t hold them to the same standards or manage their performance as effectively. About Michel TheriaultMichel is the founder of Success Fuel for Managers. He is an […]

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 Hire Your Clone

Don’t Hire Your Clone

It’s a natural tendency. We gravitate to people who are similar to us. Your friends, the colleagues you tend to socialize with, the neighbours you know and even the people you hire. Unfortunately, if you’re hiring people who are just like you, or are a ‘fit’ for your team, you are doing yourself and 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 October 14, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Do You Really Know What Motivates People? Debunking The Myth

Do You Really Know What Motivates People? Debunking The Myth

Many managers rely on what appear to be generally accepted principles for managing results and motivating success with their staff and their suppliers and subcontractors. Unfortunately, how we motivate is one principle that needs to be re-thought based on real-life research. Quite simply, we aren’t doing it right. 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 September 19, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Don’t Blow it With Your Team Exercises – Keep it relevant and not a one-time-thing.

Don’t Blow it With Your Team Exercises – Keep it relevant and not a one-time-thing.

In a previous blog, I talked about a team exercise that left a powerful impression on me. It was the “Subarctic Survival Situation” by Human Synergistics. That exercise was appropriate for the group I was with, but sometimes team building and leadership exercises don’t hit the mark and do more damage than good. 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 29, 2009 0 Comments Read More →

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