Umbrex Weekly Roundup

By December 12, 2017

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


Prepare Your Organization for 21st Century Business

Kaihan Krippendorff draws from 150 interviews with internal innovators where they were asked to describe the organizational barriers to innovation they face. The results helped

identify seven elements that could help prepare an organization for the 21st century.


Competence vs. Confidence & How to Deal with Both

Michael Egan shares a few key tips on how to evaluate candidates for an employment position using a simple framework.


Keeping the Heart in Business

Emotion is powerful when used in marketing, and storytelling is an effective way to connect.  Daniel Markovitz sends a timely reminder to take note of the heart in business, too.


Q&A on Digital Transformation

David Stephens answers some Q&A on digital transformation in an interview with Danyell Lance from the Beckway Group for their “Insight” series.


Self-Help and Strategic Planning

Jennifer Hartz applies advice from Benjamin Franklin to strategic planning for the benefit on one’s self and others.


Brand Trust and Confusion

Jonathan Paisner explores a few key elements that can result in brand portfolio confusion and offers tips to help improve cross-selling.


Zen and the Art of CEOing

Soyini Coke identifies the benefits of mindfulness for the CEO throughout the work day for best results.