Just in case you have too much time, money, and credibility, Dan Markovitz shares a short  article that will cost you none of the above but will help you learn how to squander it.  Just in case 2020 wasn’t challenging enough for you, here’s a brilliant example of how to waste time, money, and credibility […]

Elias Mazzawi shares a company article that outlines three core strategies to accelerate growth for multi-OpCo businesses.  Growth is always top-of-mind. Never more so than when interest rates rise and recession looms. Strategies get revised, budgets and forecasts move, investment is more closely scrutinised and risk takes on a new profile. The need to drive […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Erik Long with Long Growth Strategies. Erik is a data and analytics-driven strategy expert, with 20+ years of marketing consulting and operating leadership experience deploying customer-driven growth strategies and optimizing business operations. Erik currently leads Long Growth Strategies, where he advises organizations on how to drive profitable growth through data and […]

While transitioning into a new position can be stressful, Loddie Foose shares facts and data on career transitions that may help the jump be an exuberant one.  I left in shame, quietly.” My heart ached as I listened to the thoughtful woman in front of me describing what it was like to quit her job […]

In this article, Susan Hamilton Meier tackles the issue of communication and climate change, and applies principles of branding to overcome barriers in communication. I talk a lot with my clients about empathy. Putting yourself in the other person’s shoes when you’re trying to get your message across. Speaking their language. Meeting them where they […]

Andrew McKee shares insights about the differences between US and Japan innovation and output in the Biopharma industry. As we’ve expanded our US-Japan services, we are often asked about the differences between the US and Japanese biopharma industry. There are several, and we recently hosted a members-only webinar in Japan about the differences between US […]

Belden Menkus shares an article on strategic response speed and why it is important to measure. Strategic response speed isn’t something most organisations measure, but it is rapidly becoming one of the most important dimensions of organisational effectiveness and performance. Strategic response speed is how fast your business can respond to external change – first […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Jose Vivancos with Management Española.  Jose is a seasoned strategic consultant delivering for more than 30 years to Industrial/PE/VC Groups International Development/ GTM advisory services and CDD/Strategic Audits for the evaluation of Acquisitions/Investments. Outstanding technical, problem-solving and operational intelligence and track record added with broad and very diverse industry experiences. […]

Alex Miller talks smart money and mergers and acquisition in this article designed to help buyers take the plunge when opportunity knocks. Corporate buyers face unprecedented competition from private equity funds, as well as with traditional and non-traditional competition for the most attractive acquisitions.  Horizontal integration has largely played out in most traditional sectors, and […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Rachel Naylor with R Naylor Consulting. Rachel is a freelance consultant focused on identifying strategic growth opportunities and working closely with internal teams to build plans to execute on them. Rachel spent over 2 years at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in the Dallas office, where her experience included serving […]

If you are struggling to find the pros of working in a high performance position, consider this article from Paul Millerd. Intense hard work within a great culture can be one of the greatest things in the world. It’s also damn hard to find. I’ve experienced three stretches of working in such environments, one of […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Nadav Shem Tov with NST Success Consulting.  Nadav has founded NST Success Consulting to help companies unlock growth through Customer Success. Nadav brings more than 15 years of professional experience. Starting his career in the elite Israeli intelligence unit 8200 and the Israeli startup ecosystem gave him a head start […]