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Tineke Keesmaat shares an article that can help leaders support their middle managers in a hybrid workplace. TILTCO held a series of roundtable discussions in January and February 2021. Attended by business leaders, consultants, academics and experts, the discussions gathered insights and practical ideas to help leaders reimagine their organizations as we emerge from the […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Zahra Abdullah.  Zahra is an exceptional leader with 18+ years of global experience as a change management advisor at top consulting firms like McKinsey & Company. Her expertise lies in navigating complex cultural differences and leading national transformation programs across various sectors. As the first woman to become an associate […]

Aneta Key shares an evergreen article that explains how to play boss and the benefits gained from doing so. This blog post is a part of a larger Success habits collection that demystifies the “secret sauce” expectations that define a high performer at work. In this specific blog post, I illustrate the idea of taking […]

In this article, Tanya Khotin explores ESG ratings, the political divide, the perception of WOKE, and the need or want to choose a side. For years, since values-based Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) has morphed into Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)-factor investing, we said that ESG was just a screen… We insisted that it was NOT […]

If you are in the food service industry, this white paper shared by Jim Klass may offer insight into the data you need to measure and how to get more value from it. Lack of Operator Visibility Threatens Growth Think about the burning questions you have about your foodservice business – the ones whose answers […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Christine Le Guennec.  Christine has started her career as Quality Manager and Store Manager for Carrefour. She then joined McKinsey for 4 years and developed an expertise in the field of lean manufacturing. She has spent the past 15 years in French consulting firms serving client in the fields of […]

Tommy Kim shares an article he co-wrote with Christopher Kim that is all about searching for the most important brand.  There is little in this world that is completely unattainable. The world is your oyster. As you look through college or graduate school catalogues, researching companies you want to start your career or transition into […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Ariane Kristof. Ariane is an independent HR consultant working internationally out of Germany. After several years of strategy consulting with BCG she has focussed her work on implementation of strategy and organization blueprints for her clients. Her objective is “translating from slides and making transformations come alive in peoples´ behaviors […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Sarah Ryerson.  Sarah spent 8 years at McKinsey (2005 – 2013; Toronto office) where she worked across various industries at the interaction of operations and strategy. Post McKinsey, Sarah was at Google for 5 years working in Strategy & Operations and then leading a sales team selling search, display and […]

Is the dream of Israel waking up to a new reality where the religion that once claimed the land may also be the downfall of the modern Israeli state? In this article, Steven Koltai explores the current issues facing Israel. Israel will be 75 in May. I would never have thought Israel would look like […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Tanner Abramoski. Tanner is a McKinsey Alum who recently graduated from IESE Business School (MBA Program). Prior to completing his MBA, he spent 4 years at McKinsey as an analyst specializing in the insurance industry. During his time he worked on many client projects including due dilegences and growth strategies, […]