Podcast: professional development

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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Making Energy Understandable

Peter Kelly-Detwiler

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Co-founder of Bumper

Jonas Woost

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Visual Leadership

Todd Cherches

Episode 494. Raffi Grinberg, Adulting 101

Raffi Grinberg is the Executive Director of Dialog and an educator. He also created and taught the course Adulting 101 at Boston College (the most popular course in the undergraduate business school). The course covered personal finance, relationships/communication, positive psychology, and career skills. In this episode, he talks about developing this program and why it

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Episode 493. Joana Domingues, Senior Executive and Team Coach

Joana Domingues was an executive coach at McKinsey for 22 years. She is an experienced leadership and organizational consultant, and C-level coach. In this episode, she talks about her services, and her career path. You can connect with Joana through Linkedin or learn more about her work at Outsight.pt.   Key points include: 04:29: Favorite

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Episode 487. Nick Gray, Author of The 2-Hour Cocktail Party

Nick Gray is an entrepreneur and the author of The 2-Hour Cocktail Party. He is the founder of Museum Hack. Nick started a web hosting company called vs3 Web Services in high school, and he has sold two multi-million dollar businesses. In this episode, Nick talks about his new book and shares the secret to

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Episode 448: Melisa Liberman on Coaching Independent Consultants

Melisa is a former corporate tech executive turned management consultant and coach. She built and led a global professional services organization for a SaaS startup, before establishing her own coaching business where she helps consulting business owners increase their revenue.  In today’s episode, she talks about identifying potential clients, pursuing leads, and the Independent Consultant’s

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Episode 432: Amanda Setili on Fearless Growth

On her podcast, Fearless Growth, Amanda Setili interviews Mitali Chopra, UK Coach of the Year for best client results. They talk about her business and also about the karma equation for World abundance and why giving is such an important part of living. She talks about the nonprofit that she founded to help kids learn

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Episode 431: Samantha Saperstein on Women on the Move 

Samantha Saperstein has an MBA in Marketing and Strategy from Wharton, she is a McKinsey alum, and is now a managing director at JPMorgan Chase. In this episode, Sam talks about the Women on the Move program and how it helps women thrive professionally and start businesses. You can learn more about the program on

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Episode 425: The Consulting Job Market

  Chad Oakley is the president and CEO of Charles Eris, which is one of the top executive search firms in the United States focused on recruiting management consultants. In this Q & A episode, he shares insights and answers questions that consultants have always wanted to ask about the job market.  Key points include:

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Episode 423: Negotiation Strategies for Women

  Kathryn Valentine is a McKinsey alum, author, speaker and founder of Worthmore Negotiations, a company that focuses on creating effective, research-based negotiation strategies for women, training women to use these strategies, and supporting them during the big negotiations of their career. Learn more about Worthmore Negotiations at www.worthmorenegotiations.com or reach out to Kathryn on

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Episode 416: Reinvent Your Work

Jonas Altman is a speaker, writer, and entrepreneur who creates transformational learning experiences to elevate and grow leaders around the world. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy and he has recently published the book, Shapers: Reinvent the way you work and change the future. On this episode, Jonas talks about his book,

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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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