Umbrex Weekly Roundup

By September 19, 2017

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


How Entrepreneurs Could Bring a Peaceful Era of Prosperity?

In an article for Next Billion, Steven Koltai explains why “entrepreneurs are natural peacemakers” and how supporting them can help transcend conflict in troubled areas.

Steven is teaching “Peace Through Entrepreneurship” at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, and will be giving a public talk on “Startups, Security & Social Change,” on September 26, at Tufts’s Cabot Intercultural Center. RSVPs are requested.


Yes – Unicorns Do Poop Rainbows

Let Susan Hamilton brighten your day with this post that sheds light and insight into a recent cultural trend. A 2-minute read guaranteed to make you smile.


Scroll Below the Fold to Improve Marketing Strategy

Sage marketing advice for entrepreneurs from James Black that gives three key steps you can take to look beyond the obvious opportunities to build an effective marketing strategy.


The Right to Win – Does it Have Your Name on It?

An insightful post from David A. Fields on the importance of understanding which projects you have the right to win. He provides four key questions to ask that will help you determine where you have a right to win.

For more stellar tips and guidance on hiring consultants, check out  David’s book The Executive’s Guide to Consultants.


Key Steps to Success for Entrepreneurs

From David Burnie’s company blog, five tried and tested tips to help entrepreneurs start and run a successful business.


A Brave New Future for the Energy Industry

From the company blog of Boris Galonski, an in-depth article that explores how and why  a decentralized energy solution may be the answer to the current energy crisis.


A Bright Future for Bitcoins

Do you feel a bit like a hobbit when the discussion turns to bitcoins? You’re not alone. Adam Warden shines a light on the current bitcoin environment and the death of Smaug.