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Unleashed, hosted by Umbrex Co-Founder Will Bachman, is the podcast that explores how to thrive as an independent professional.







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Past Episodes

Unleashed Essentials

We’ve collected a set of top episodes that we most frequently recommend to answer the most common questions on getting started as an independent consultant. If you are new to Unleashed, start with these.

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Nicolai Chen Nielsen, Advisor, Author, & Entrepreneur

Nicolai Chen Nielsen, Advisor, Author, & Entrepreneur

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Tom Critchlow, Writer and Strategy Consultant

Tom Critchlow

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Author of The 2-Hour Cocktail Party

Nick Gray

Episode 483: Bryant Suellentrop,  Hiring a Professional in the Philippines

Bryant Suellentrop is the founder of Elevate and Delegate, a virtual staffing company that helps professionals hire the assistants they need to run their business efficiently. In this episode, Bryant talks about hiring professionals in the Philippines and how his business facilitates the process. Learn more about Bryant’s business at ElevateandDelegate.com or reach out to

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Decoding What Clients Want

Celine Teoh is an executive coach who helps senior leaders convert potential into performance by making the soft skills practical. She is a certified Tiny Habits Coach with Stanford’s Behavior Design Lab, and a facilitator for Stanford Business School’s popular Interpersonal Dynamics course. She is also an ex-McKinsey consultant, business operator, marketing strategist, and investment

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Episode 430: Purpose and Strategy

Belden Menkus was a senior engagement manager at McKinsey for six years and is the managing director at Menkus and Associates where they specialise in high-impact senior-level interventions that create new strategic value and growth opportunities using proven new approaches that engage head, heart, and hands. In today’s episode, we talk about how he approaches

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Episode 429: The Purposeful Strategist

Belden Menkus is the managing director at Menkus and Associates. He is also the host of the podcast the Purposeful Strategist, a podcast that shifts the conversation from what organisations should do to what they are doing to embrace their broader purpose and translate it into tangible action. On today’s episode, we listen to one

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Episode 391: Connecting C-Suite Leaders

  John Jeffcock was a captain in the British Army; he is now an author, a consultant, and the CEO of Winmark, a world-leading C-suite network business that interviews and profiles Chief Executive Officers from across the global corporate landscape.    Key points include: 02:45: How Winmark helps members make connections 09:40: Networking during COVID

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Episode 390: Cybersecurity

  Adam is a decorated combat veteran and a cybersecurity consultant who started his career with the U.S. military; he was part of the team working on the Global War on Terrorism before starting a private practice where he advises government agencies and the private sector. He is now the CEO of A.R. International Consulting,

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Episode 382: Becoming Independent

  In today’s episode, I host a panel discussion with Jennifer Hartz, J. Andrew McKee, Jay Altizer, and Ashutosh Dalvi. They share insights, advice, and their own story on taking the leap from a comfortable salaried position to becoming an independent consultant. Key points include: 01:13: The decision to become an independent consultant.  08:40: The

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Episode 379: Choosing Units

In this episode of Unleashed, I offer a few tips on how to use units strategically to emotionally engage your clients and avoid numerical overload.

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Episode 364: 21 Business Development Ideas

As independent consultants, we often look for ways on how to grow our business. In today’s episode, you’ll find a round up of 21 business development ideas that can help build your business this year. You’ll also find all the relevant links to Unleashed episodes where we explore these items in more detail.

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Episode 360: The Carpet Business

Rudra’s family has been growing tea for over 100 years. They have tea estates in Darjeeling and Assam in India, and in Rwanda. They also manufacture handmade carpets and furniture. He is also an adjunct professor in International Management Institute in Calcutta, and writes for several publications on history and business.

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