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Operational Efficiency

Operational Efficiency

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Brendan Lippman with BeaconStreet Advisors.  Brendan is the Founder of BeaconStreet Advisors, a strategic consulting firm who specializes in B2B SaaS customer growth. Brendan has a track record of driving increased customer retention, upsell rates, and operating efficiency via holistic improvements to post-sales operations and customer experience. In addition, Brendan […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Benjamin Schoelzel. Ben served as an Associate at BCG, based in Berlin, for a duration of two years, focusing on Project Management Office (PMO) and transformation initiatives within the financial services sector. Subsequently, he transitioned to a boutique strategy consultancy as a Project Leader, engaging in PMO projects and operational […]

Jacob Lehman shares an article on efficiency versus memorability and why context is vitally important in communicating ideas quickly. In fast-paced, demanding work environments, there’s a lot of pressure to communicate concisely (and even quickly). While I certainly wouldn’t argue for wasting time or monopolizing the time of our colleagues (or customers), I believe that […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Ana Freire. Ana Freire has been working as an independent consultant in New York for over three years, supporting Fortune 200 Companies. Ana has been supporting clients tackle change management, operational efficiency and market assessment initiatives. Prior to becoming an independent consultant, Ana worked as a financial analyst at Johnson […]

  Shane Heywood takes a look at how the Direct to Consumer business model could have meaningful implications for social enterprises.  My earliest shaving experience was around the age of 13. After 10 minutes, reeling from irritation everywhere, and minimal hair in the sink, I also felt slightly cheated by how much I had spent […]

  Odin Muhlenbein and his colleagues co-authored an article that explains how social enterprises are solving the problem of youth unemployment in Africa.  The issues that are the most pressing today will shape the legacies of the most powerful African political and business leaders of our time. For the continent, the youth population boom and […]

Jennifer Hartz shares a story of a wise investment, socially and economically, and shows how banks and other funds can support projects like these and earn a meaningful financial return.   Shamrock Gardens is the brainchild of Brent Sobol.  It’s the manifestation of his career in multi-family properties and his Jesuit faith, an order of […]