Management

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 →
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 →
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 →
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.

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