Umbrex Weekly Roundup

By November 14, 2017

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

 

How to Ask Effective Questions

Guillermo Herbozo explores lines of questioning and offers a valuable guide on the questions to ask, and the steps to avoid to gain a better understanding of customers and ensure the success of the sales department in your organization.

 

Strategies Designed for Speed

From the company blog of Belden Menkus, a post on the killer that is stalking your organization, and an invitation to join the open source forum to learn more about strategy and “Design for Speed”.

 

Follow Process to Avoid Chaos

Jeff Holland highlights the importance of process to achieve clarity, simplicity, and efficiency in life and in business.

 

Words with Meaning(s)

Granular is a relatively new term that is being used with abandon. Jason George explores the meaning in another pithy post on business jargon.

 

A Quarterly Review of U.S. Economy

From the company blog of Luca Ottinetti, a quarterly overview of the U.S. economy in the form of a dashboard of indicators, an outline of select sectors and related industries, and the implications for formulating business strategy.

 

Mastering Email Marketing

Soyini Coke explores the evolution of email marketing in this week’s blog post on CEO Exclusive.

 

Blocks, Blogs, and Wintry Blahs

Struggling to conjure up ideas for a blog post? You are not alone – Geoff Wilson shares his wintry discontent at blogging blocks and the lack of inspiration.