Umbrex Weekly Roundup

By November 28, 2017

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


Nine-Step Guide to Great Facilitation

By bringing the right intention, guidance, and understanding, a good facilitator can add great value to a meeting or event, whereas a bad one can trainwreck the process. Guillermo Herbozo offers key tips on how to perform like the former.


Black Friday Observations

From Angela Thompson, a complimentary download on Black Friday patterning based on observations of customer traffic at 74 retailers: in store, online, and via direct marketing.


Leap Forward with Gratitude

Many thanks to David A. Fields for this article on gratitude and how this practice is an asset in business.


Should You Go to Business School

For all those you know who may be considering business school, Paul Millerd offers six reasons to go and one big caveat that may help readers make the final decision.


The Benefits of Uncertainty

Amanda Setili offers key tips on how to manage uncertainty for the best possible outcomes.




Fintech – The New Frontier

David Martínez de Lecea explores the new frontier of fintech and the opportunities it can bring.


How to Give Valuable Feedback  

Valuable advice and great tips from author of The Membership Economy, Robbie Kellman Baxter, on how to give the right feedback, and how to get it, too.