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Leadership Development

Sarah McGill shares a video that tackles the expectations placed on leaders in today’s workplace. If you’re a leader in virtually any organization today, the game has changed dramatically from what it was a few years ago. It is no longer enough to run a tight operation – you are expected to be constantly growing, […]

Vitaly Baskin shares a professional development update in this post. I rarely post on social media, but at this time I want to share my major professional milestone – I have completed the Program for Leadership Development hashtag#PLD37 from Harvard Business School hashtag#HBS! This program was transformative to me, thanks to wonderful faculty, administration team […]

Lawrence Adjah has been selected to be part of the Presidential Leadership Scholars, a six-month program that features course sessions led by distinguished professors and practitioners representing a variety of perspectives on leadership. Each year, a diverse group of mid-career professionals begin a journey to hone their leadership abilities through interactions with former presidents, key […]

Tineke Keesmaat has launched a new podcast series, The People Leader Imperative: why leadership matters more than ever, what great looks like, and how to build it.  This episode focuses on defining people leadership in today’s world with a focus group of exceptional leaders. In our first episode of this season, we speak to a […]

In this article, Kirstin Lynde explains why leadership development initiatives fail and how to improve results.  Why are leadership development announcements frequently met with rolled eyes and furtive sidelong glances, rather than enthusiasm? It doesn’t have to be that way. According to McKinsey research, two-thirds of 500 executives recently surveyed cited “leadership development” as their […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome John Stoner with John Stoner & Associates. A summary of John’s experience follows. “For the last several years while at Fiserv, I was the President of Biller Solutions and subsequently led a Client Experience initiative as part of the GBS Senior Leadership Team. Prior to Fiserv, I was a partner […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome James Anderson. A summery of James’ experience follows: “I am currently a freelance consultant and trainer, with a focus on leadership development and strategy in healthcare, health data and research. I am also a qualified executive coach. From 2016 to 2021, I was a Senior Principal in IQVIA Real World […]

If you occasionally or frequently suffer from a lack of confidence, this article by Zawah Jameel and Rahul Bhargava shares advice, practices, and exercises that can help you overcome crippling self-doubt. We all have experienced self-doubts, especially when it comes to undertaking significant life decisions. Whether it is the selection of a career or prospects […]

In this concise article, Robyn Bolton identifies the one practice that successful leaders employ to inspire loyalty and respect. Being a leader isn’t easy. You must BE accountable, compassionate, confident, curious, empathetic, focused, service-driven, and many other things. You must DO many things, including build relationships, communicate clearly, constantly learn, create accountability, develop people, inspire […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Marius Möhler as Independent Consultant. Marius loves combining his practical experience in facilitating organizational development projects with his evidence-based knowledge from his academic background to promote lasting change for clients in the private and social sector. His expertise lies in co-creatively designing large-scale transformations – and facilitating their sustainable implementation […]