Strategy & Planning

5 Barriers To Getting Brilliant Ideas From Staff

5 Barriers To Getting Brilliant Ideas From Staff

Getting brilliant ideas from staff contributes to everyone’s success. Often, there are barriers to getting ideas, basically filters that everyone has, including you and your staff. Recognizing them and then dealing with them is the key to unlocking ideas that are hidden in the corners. No need to think outside the box, there are lots […]

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 13, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
5 Tips to Get your Business Case Approved

5 Tips to Get your Business Case Approved

Lets face it, you can’ get things done without getting someone’s approval, whether it is simply to go ahead with your idea or more importantly, to get the resources you need, whether people or budgets. So if you want to get things done, implement new ideas, expand your department, develop a product, launch a campaign, […]

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 4, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Don’t Make The Mistake of Thinking Outside The Box

Don’t Make The Mistake of Thinking Outside The Box

You’ve probably been told to ‘Think Outside The Box” as if that’s where all the solutions to your problems are. But if you thought finding a needle in a haystack was hard, try making the haystack infinitely large. That’s what it’s like when you “Think Outside The Box”. No matter how long you stare 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 June 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Adopt these 7 Best Practices from Outsourcing Companies

Adopt these 7 Best Practices from Outsourcing Companies

Outsourcing is a huge industry, with outsourcing being used by small and large corporations with local and even international portfolios. There is a reason they are successful in getting the attention and the business from large sophisticated corporations. While their success is based on some very specific advantages that are hard to reproduce in smaller […]

By May 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
7 Business Lessons from Gourmet Cupcakes

7 Business Lessons from Gourmet Cupcakes

The Cupcake business became a media darling story. Born from placement on several TV series including 2 Broke Girls raising money to start a cupcake business and several TV series featuring cupcakes from the Magnolia Bakery, it was helped along by cooking shows that were essentially cupcake making competitions (Cupcake Wars). Then the trend was […]

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 28, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
7 Strategies To Improve Creativity Using the Analog Approach

7 Strategies To Improve Creativity Using the Analog Approach

I spend way too much time in front of the computer, but sometimes when I start planning for an initiative, workshop or presentation, I step away from the computer and switch to a pad of paper and a pen to improve creativity. That’s right, a pen instead of a pencil and eraser, which means that […]

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 10, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Have you Tested Your Strategy In a Business War Games Workshop?

Have you Tested Your Strategy In a Business War Games Workshop?

Business War Games workshops simulate competitive behaviors in any marketplace and test the likelihood of your strategy’s success or failure. Whether you are an established business, start-up or entrepreneur, this is a low-risk approach to testing your strategy. Think of it like flight simulators for strategic planning –  offering you the benefit of seeing your […]

Dave Bard

About Dave Bard

Dave Bard is Managing Director of Bard Consulting Group (BCG), a strategic marketing and training consultancy committed to improving clients' strategic decision-making and product performance within an emphasis on the healthcare industry.

By September 21, 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 →
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 →

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