Umbrex Weekly Roundup

By August 22, 2017

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


A Lesson from Facebook in Agility

How did Facebook increase ad revenue through mobile even when showing fewer ads?Author Amanda Setili reveals how they did and why you should, too.


Think Big and Broad to Generate Growth

Kaihan Krippendorff explains why companies should take more risks while measuring the diversified return of those risks and how to gain more traction by pursuing groups of ideas instead of individual ideas.


Is Your Industry in Flux? Check these 5 Solutions

An informative interview from Soyini Coke with CEO, Rich Beckman, and medical director, Dr. Kevin Dancy of Great Expressions Dental, one of the largest dental service organizations in the United States. They use their organization as a case study for industries that are in a state of flux and discuss steps that can be taken to maintain financial success during a period of instability.


Good Employees are Hard to Find – Here’s How to Keep Them

In a recent interview with Manager Mojo, Robbie Kellman Baxter explains how to hire and keep top-performing employees.  Robbie is author of the influential book, The Membership Economy: Find Your Super Users, Master the Forever Transaction, and Build Recurring Revenue.


Improve Your Delegation Skills

Susan Drumm provides an insightful article and free download with practical steps you can take to understand how to delegate tasks efficiently and effectively.


22 Ways to Improve Productivity

From the Burnie Group, find out how technology can improve company operations with  these 22 benefits of Robotic Process Automation.


Fishing Where the Fish Swim

Stellar tips from David A. Fields on sourcing work for your consulting firm. David is author of two popular books, The Irresistible Consultant’s Guide to Winning Clients and The Executive’s Guide to Consultants.