Umbrex Weekly Roundup

By March 29, 2017

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


How to Avoid Becoming a Myopic Leader

Michael Feiner explains why effective leaders focus on change and adaptation in conjunction with executional discipline and consistency, and why this paradox in leadership is crucial to avoid painful outcomes.


Virtual Reality in the Middle East

David Martinez de Lecea discusses the thriving virtual reality industry in the Middle East and how VR products can support the region’s rapidly expanding travel, hospitality, and media sectors.


Streamlining Fundraising through Partnerships

In this podcast, author of Mission Control, Liana Downey talks to Jaime Harmon about how the Hope Market is partnering with major nonprofits to streamline and boost their fundraising through the sale of mission-related, sustainably-sourced products.


The Real Benefits of Strategic Planning

As the annual strategic planning process (SPP) approaches, Michael A. Froehls identifies the three key benefits of the SPP.


Agile Team Management Success in Four Steps

If you want to know what the secret combination is that makes an agile change management team successful – read on. Tirrell Payton has identified the four characteristics that ensure the success of the team.


Driving Your Organization’s Performance Forward

Michael Lurie provides a simple and powerful framework for analyzing the many complex factors that collectively determine your organization’s performance to help you make critical improvements, and unleash new levels of energy, performance and results.


Complex Challenges Need More than Technical Solutions

Stefan Pap explains why technical experts may not be able to provide the solutions needed to improve the operations of an organization.