Anders Corr shares an article published in the Epoch Times on why the US Army should end Venezuela’s planned invasion of Guyana. Venezuela is all but threatening Guyana—its smaller pro-American southern neighbor—with an invasion. On Nov. 20, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced a “people’s vote” to “respond to the provocations of Exxon, the U.S. Southern […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Meagan Dietz with Dietz Co Ventures.  Meagan has 15+ years’ leadership experience across lower-mid market ventures, $250M privately-held companies and $3B publicly listed corporations. She has deep sector and P&L expertise in consumer goods and retail with secondary expertise in real estate services and production. She’s worked extensively in strategy […]

In this article, Carlos Castelán shares three methods that can improve supply chain resilience. COVID-19 changed how retailers operates. In particular, it pushed consumers further online and slowed supply chains. The last point remains a huge focus, as hiccups in the supply chain pose large risks for retailers. Of course, a pandemic is not the […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Barry Saunders with MXA Consulting.  Barry has spent his career at agencies, consultancies and innovative companies building digital projects, new businesses and innovation capabilities. He worked as the Chief Product Officer at Oroton, driving a digitally-led turnaround of a heritage fashion brand. He spent 4 years at McKinsey building new […]


Soyini Coke shares a post on the recent CEO Summit. Absolutely phenomenal! Every CEO on the planet should be running their business this way. We had an incredible first day of our CEO Summit! Yesterday kicked off with Raj Sisodia sharing the foundations of Conscious Capitalism, followed by powerful insights from Lynne Twist, Javier Quiñones, […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Juan Alcala-Zamora. A summary of Juan’s experience follows. “– Juan is a management consultant and MBA with 7+ years of experience working alongside clients across industries and geographies (with a focus on Spain, DACH, UK and LatAm) in all kinds of projects under the strategy umbrella: post-merger integration, commercial due […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Kirstin Gail Lynde with Catalyze Associates.  Kirstin Lynde started her career at Bain and Company. After finishing an MBA at Wharton, she moved into digital/ direct marketing at American Express, then served as a VP in marketing at both General Electric and Digitas. She built a large internal Learning & […]

Teddy Daiell shares an article on managing distractions in today’s culture of uber-distractions. In our fast-paced world brimming with distractions, staying focused on what truly matters can feel like an uphill battle. Thankfully, Nir Eyal’s book, “Indistractable,” offers practical strategies and tactics to regain control over our attention and boost productivity. Having recently devoured this […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Carlos Urueta. Carlos’ consulting practice addresses private equity portfolio company management; he has broad experience and leadership roles working with private equity and venture capital realizing investment theses. Carlos spent formative years at Merrill Lynch (mergers and acquisitions product team), Rothschild and McKinsey. Typical assignments will center on market entry (go-to-market) […]

Hugo Breton shares an opportunity to win three tickets to a GrowthCLUB planning event.  We’re closing the year with our exciting quarterly planning at the end of next week. We’re giving away 3 tickets to local business owners who want to start 2024 with a bang… At ActionCOACH, we’re proud to celebrate 🎈 30 years […]


Ben Dattner shares a post and link to an article published in the New York Times.    Access the article on LinkedIn.

In this post from Claire de Weerdt, she identifies two approaches in growth strategy and asks which is best for your business.  Firstly – hope everyone in the US is having a great thanksgiving weekend and enjoying time with friends and family! Secondly – I wanted to share an observation I’ve made when it comes […]