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Unleashed - How to Thrive as an Independent Professional

Jan 13, 2020

Today's guest is McKinsey alum and Umbrex member Tineke Keesmaat, who is based in Toronto. Tineke’s firm works with ambitious leaders and she is known for her unique blend of world-class strategy, organizational change, and people leadership.

Tineke was recently awared with a MacKay Canada CEO’s Trusted Advisor...


Jan 7, 2020

In my conversations with independent consultants, a common question I get is how to generate more business.

There are a lot of things one could POTENTIALLY do to generate more revenue, and some people flail around putting effort into initiatives that may have a low return on investment.

Of course we all want to put our...


Dec 24, 2019

Our guest today is Michael Ryan, whose headline on LinkedIn is a great example of a fishing line:

"Helping B2B Manufacturers Optimize Inventory and Operations to Increase Cash Flow"

In this episode, we explore Michael’s work on inventory issues.

Michael is certainly in the top 1% of people I know in how he has been...


Dec 17, 2019

Today we welcome back David A. Fields, the author of The Irresistible Consultant’s Guide to Winning Clients: 6 Steps to Unlimited Clients & Financial Freedom.

David was my very first guest, on Episode 1, when we covered many of the topics in his book.


Dec 9, 2019

Our guest today is Paul Millerd, who has been on the show before, on Episode 62. It was great to welcome Paul back to hear what he has been up to.

I’m so inspired by Paul, who has been incredibly deliberate about designing a life.  He has built a practice that allows him to work completely remotely, and recently left...