Michel provides advisory and consulting services in strategic and management issues, including Facilities Management, after many years in corporate and service related fields both as a client and as a supplier.
He is a published book author, a speaker at industry conferences and writes for industry magazines.
His current books are:
"Thinking Into The Corners" & "Write To Influence
"Managing Facilities and Real Estate"
"Win More Business, Write Better Proposals"
Michel manages two LinkedIn Groups:
Facilities Leadership - http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Facilities-Leadership-4352897
SuccessFuel for Managers - http://www.linkedin.com/groups/SuccessFuel-Managers-4870843
His clients are busy managers at all level who benefit from his ability to help them develop strategies, business cases and implementation plans for problems they want to solve or business areas they want to improve. Michel draws from a wide range of experience to help solve problems, improve services and reduce costs using best practices. His clients appreciate his outside view that isn’t clouded with the status quo or with a vested interest to defend.
While his focus includes general management issues, his industry background was in the Facilities and Property Management industry, both in field and corporate positions. This experience in a tough business positions him well to help managers deal with customer service, operational and organizational design, benchmarking, process, systems, strategic plans, communication, studies, analysis and business cases, procurement and RFP response strategy.
Michel has won industry recognition through awards for management, customer service and management.
He writes for Forbes.com and AllBusiness.com on management issues.