Umbrex Weekly Roundup

By January 17, 2017

A weekly roundup of news about, and insights from, our global community of management consultants.


Shift Happens! The Need for Agility Thinking in a Changing Economy.

Michael Lurie explains why today’s open markets of the digital economy require a shift from the traditional model of command organizations to the newer model of agile organizations.


Superlaunching Super Tips for Entrepreneurs

Annona Enterprises was established by Soyini Coke to provide strategic advice to companies with under $100 million in annual revenues. This article provides tips and highlights common mistakes for entrepreneurs ready to superlaunch their new venture.


Exploring and Explaining the New Membership Economy

Robbie Kellman Baxter is a well-known strategy and marketing consultant, a highly sought speaker, and author of The Membership Economy. In this video interview, she discusses the massive transformation in business from anonymous transactions to a known relationship.


Responding to the Rise of Robo-Advisors

In this timely and pertinent article, David Martinez de Lecea offers advice for wealth managers who may be concerned about the rise of automated investment management solutions, commonly known as robo-advisors.


Exploring A New Collective Conscious

In this interesting talk for TEDx, Sid Mohasseb explores the new collective conscious that has been born from the social and technological tsunami that has broken borders and barriers of age, cultural differences, and authority.


Finding the Funds for a Non-Profit

Funding a non-profit organization presents some unique challenges. Author of Mission Control, Liana Downey shares expert advice on where to find funding, and key tips on how to ask for funding.


The Dopamine Effect.

In this short, but insightful blog post, Susan Hamilton eloquently states why money can buy you happiness, and how marketers can tap into that.