Umbrex Weekly Roundup

By August 1, 2017

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


How to Solve Problems and Build Effective Presentations

Paul Millerd provides a practical six-step approach to solving problems as a professional consultant.


Your Business Can’t Afford to Ignore This

Globalization has already entered your back yard. So the question is likely not if or when, but where and how you should enter the international marketplace. André van Regenmortel provides valuable information on why, where, and how you should go into emerging markets.


Want to Grow by 30% Each Year? This is How it’s Done

This week’s guests on Soyini Coke’s CEO Exclusive have been on the Inc. 5000 or 500 five times in the last eight years, maintaining at least 30% growth each year. This podcast focuses on the strategy and cultural practices used to achieve such extraordinary (and consistent) growth.


What Lies Beneath the Obvious – Finding the Fourth Option

Great talk from Kaihan Krippendorff on how to think creatively with examples from leaders who break through barriers.


What Successful Subscription Companies Are Doing Right

In an article published on Youngupstarts, Robbie Kellman Baxter provides examples of successful subscription based companies to find out what has made them succeed in this competitive market.


Unleashed Podcast Tops the List of Best of Business Podcasts

Will Bachman‘s podcast, Unleashed – How to Thrive as an Independent Professional was recently included in a list of the “best business podcasts for independent consultants.”  Check out the full list here


Does Your Consulting Firm Make this Mistake?

David A. Fields illustrates a common marketing mistake many consulting companies make and offers an example on how to show that the proof is in the pudding.