Umbex Weekly Roundup

By May 9, 2017

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


Innovation Inspired by Anxiety

A new standard in innovation from Sugath Warnakulasuriya, to help find and solve to find and solve high-value problems.


Brand Building in India – Understanding the Cultural Diversity and Distinctions

As brands reach further into differing cultural markets, the strategies developed must be increasingly creative and culture focused.  Martin Roll, author of Asian Brand Strategy highlights the unique requirements and brand strategy imperatives of marketing  in India’s diverse, demanding, and ever-expanding mass marketplace.


Cybersecurity: Learn How to Protect Your Business

Author of The Speed Traders, Edgar Perez is holding a 3 day masterclass in cybersecurity for directors, CEOs and senior executives. Learn how to develop and implement an effective cybersecurity plan in your organisation. London, 24-26 Apr 2017, New York, 23-25 May 2017, Singapore, 26-28 Jul 2017


How to Develop a System of Sustainable Growth

Luiz Zorzella, author of Revenue Growth, offers a short two-minute read that leads to lengthier contemplation and gets straight to the point on how to direct and develop sustainable sustainable growth patterns for your business.


The Incredible Brightness of Good Leadership

Wise words from Geoff Wilson as he asks and answers what it is that makes a company great and explores the common traits that enduring companies share.


Managing Risk and Manipulating Uncertainty

Martin Pergler reflects on the fine lines of navigating uncertainty and managing risk. And asks us to consider the outcomes of skewing those lines to meet objectives.



Identify and Serve. Operate and Build

James Phimister recently attended the 2017 NFAIS Conference, in Alexandria, VA. He brings us the key takeaways he learned when judging startups that will ultimately help them develop their startup.