Umbrex Weekly Roundup

By September 12, 2017

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

 

Prepare to Succeed

From Guillermo Herbozo, a reminder on the benefits of preparation and a few key tips on best practices.

 

Marketing Dictatorship from Apple: “an exceptionally clean (and generally delightful) customer experience.”

Geoff Wilson explores the relationship between dictatorship and Apple’s marketing strategy, and why consumers happily follow this leader.

 

Opening the Doors of Perception to STEM

From the company blog of Christy Johnson Project Ascendence, a study on gender and racial gaps in STEM participation.

 

Key Steps to Gain the Competitive Edge

An incredibly useful and timeless post from Amanda Setili on “how to get inside your competitors’ head and win. Amanda’s latest book, Fearless Growth, is now available.

 

The Power of Value Goal Alignment

Pithy and packing a punch, this short thought from Paul Millerd explores three elements that need to be in place to move ideas from thought to reality, and how these elements are equally important in business.

 

How to Think Like a Consultant

Sound advice and direction for general managers in this free download from Robbie Kellman Baxter, author of The Membership Economy, on how to think strategically and improve performance and operations.

 

Beyond AI – Adaptive Leadership

Stefan Pap explains the benefits of adaptive leadership and identifies the limitations of technology when it comes to organizational change that requires people to change their behaviors and mindsets.