Priyanka Ghosh shares a case study on leading an executive team coaching and development program. SITUATION The Middle-Eastern unit of global energy company was facing a challenging period due to a slump in the business cycle combined with frictions in its Leadership Team. As the Middle East business had grown, the Leadership Team had expanded […]

In this article, Davide Gronchi highlights the importance of mindset in business. In my past 10 years spent optimizing the design of industrial investments, I have come across a broad variety of situations with many differences and few commonalities. From 20 to 20,000 mio USD in value, from tiny vaccines molecules to 800t mining excavators, […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Sahil Bhandari.  A summary of Sahil’s experience follows. “22+ years of experience across global Financial services and FinTech (especially Banking and Wealth/Asset management). Extensive leadership and growth experience/track-record – UBS UK Operating / Executive Committee member, – Global Head of Alternatives Strategy & Biz Dev Focused on opportunities across FS/Fintech- […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Tony Zheng with OpsArmy.  Tony is a serial entrepreneur with a record of driving growth and innovation. He is the founder of OpsArmy, a talent marketplace, helping businesses hire international talent in roles like social media marketing, design, and content marketing. Previously, he was an early employee at a ventured […]

In this article, David Gross shares eight key steps to setting up an effective transformation office. Setting up the Transformation Office is an important step towards ensuring successful and sustainable change management. The Transformation Office is a dedicated team within an organization that is responsible for leading and executing change initiatives. The primary goal of […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Chris Bosworth with Bosworth Aviation Consultancy. Accomplished aviation specialist with a unique blend of experience having worked in both corporate and consultancy environments. A natural communicator who is adept at working across complex organisations of any size. An able strategist who challenges to drive clients and organisations to achieve their […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Jill Markle Hidaji with Jill Hidaji. Jill  is an HR Advisor and Organizational Coach with 15+ years experience. She enjoys working with Clients to evolve their HR functionality & systems. In addition to her years of leading HR practices as SVP at Regions Financial, HR Director at Juice Plus+ and […]

If talking about sexuality in today’s culture seems like a gender mind bender, this article from Bea Beste may help future conversations by focusing on a couple of important details, regardless of gender preferences. Talking about sex with children and young people is important in order to later develop a healthy and respectful understanding of […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Olaoluwa Adeola with Leke Services. Laolu is an experienced strategy consultant with 10+ years in automotive and mobility industry. Thrives in fast paced environments, relying on data-driven insights to solve complex problems with a customer focus. Proven record in strategic planning and driving growth. Effective communicator and collaborator with strong […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Marissa Pittard. Marissa spent 3 years at McKinsey focused on strategy, growth, and operations. She also spent a year focused on US health system innovation, with expertise in drug pricing, behavioral health, and social determinants. She has since been a successful 2X founder and now operates as an independent consultant. […]

The Facts on Carbon Capture vs Batteries  Robin Duquette shares a comprehensive article that explains why carbon capture is a cost-effective way to reach clean-power targets. Solar and wind have become the de-facto technologies for attaining 100 percent clean-power targets. But their intermittency is such that we have to store energy for many hours if […]

While (most) dogs can be trained, Jeremy Greenberg found that (many) customer service skills must be learned, often through trial and error, or, in this case, through email.  Two years ago, I adopted a very cute Cheagle (Chihuahua-Beagle mix) named Buddy. Buddy was abandoned by his owner in North Carolina and rescued by an organization […]