Umbrex Weekly Roundup

By March 7, 2017

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


Pass the Ball to Score the Goal – Integrity and Innovation at Comcast

In this inspiring post, Kaihan Krippendorf illustrates the integral role of internal innovators, and why the team members in left field are often the key players in bringing home the trophy.


The Importance of Micro-Moments in Marketing

Tal Potishman contemplates the importance of micro-moments in marketing. Using the process of buying a car, he illustrates how today’s buyers use their mobile devices to make purchasing decisions, and why sellers should market for mobile.


Perfecting the Pitch

When pitching your business idea to investors, it can be difficult to articulate the key points clearly and convincingly. John Sallay delivers solid advice and practical steps to nailing the pitch.


Key Tips to Sources of Inspiration

Making the commitment to write weekly posts is easy; unfortunately, finding relevant and interesting topics to write about is a little more difficult. Author of The Irresistible Consultant’s Guide to Winning Clients, David A. Fields provides a humorous, concise, and most valuable post on where and how to find sources of inspiration for blog posts, articles, and speeches to help even the most reluctant writer produce content.


Are You Thinking About Writing a Book?

Robbie Kellman Baxter, author of the Membership Economy, offers friendly advice on how you can start writing your book and why you should.  


Exhilaration and Fear for Work in the Future

Walt Renfree recently attended a conference on the future of work. He summarizes the key predictions to provide insight on what lies ahead for workers in the 21st century.


The Three P’s in Happpiness at Work

Stephanie Soler articulates what makes us happy at work and how to find it.