Umbrex Weekly Roundup

By January 2, 2018

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


Top Tactics for Transformation

As a new year approaches, many of us will be thinking about making changes to our practice or company. Natalie Ceeney offers valuable advice on how to create the right conditions for the type of change that your business needs.


The Benefits of Synthesis in Business

Geoff Wilson explains the conqueror’s ethos that permeates the U.S. and why thinking like a builder rather than a conqueror can improve your business strategy.


Ascend with Artemis

From Christie Johnson’s company blog, a timely introduction to ASCEND. This multi-tier program promotes the active sponsorship of women into leadership roles at studios, networks, agencies, creative organizations, and entertainment technology companies.


How to Improve Company Culture

In a post for Industry Week, Dan Markowitz provides valuable advice on why improving company culture can be difficult and how to change that paradigm.


Get Ready for Growth

In preparation for a new year, David A. Fields provides tips to improve your consulting firm by 189 percent.


Rethinking Training and Development Programs

Paul Millerd questions the efficacy and return on investment of company training and development programs and makes a strong case for a shift in the workforce mindset.


An Introduction to Robotic Process Automation Implementation

Seven key mistakes to avoid when implementing robotic process automation (RPA) technology, from David Burnie’s company blog.