Umbrex Weekly Roundup

By December 5, 2017

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


Hot New Apps for Freelancers

In an article about freelancers, the Wall Street Journal recently quoted Diane Mulachy, author of The Gig Economy.  The article explores the needs of freelance workers and apps that can help streamline their business.


Rising Stars & Entrepreneurs Sign Up Here

Susan Drumm has launched a new series of leadership programs full of valuable advice for entrepreneurs and corporations alike. The new program Rising Stars offers webinars, online courses and coaching to help give high-potential managers the tools they need to successfully lead others.


Constructive Tips on Managing Media

Soyini Coke offers some sage advice and valuable tips on how to prepare for and handle the media effectively.


Serialization Training & Certification Program

Evren Ozkaya’s company Supply Chain Wizard and Medicines for Europe are co-hosting a unique training program in Amsterdam, December 6 – 8. The program was developed to enable teams to effectively lead serialization projects with the right tools & templates.


The Best Time to Start Fresh

When in the planning cycle is it a good time to start fresh? Geoff Wilson identifies three key areas where it might be a good idea to wipe the slate clean and draw up a new structure.


Key Steps to Operational Efficiency

From the Burnie Group, an informative article that provides 100 ways to drive operational efficiency in service industries.


How to Create an Investor Package

From David Bernal’s company, great advice for start-ups in this step-by-step guide on how to create an investor’s package that gets attention.