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Unleashed - How to Thrive as an Independent Professional

Apr 23, 2018

Our guest today is Umbrex member Whit Pidot, an independent consultant who was formerly a Partner in the Travel practice at McKinsey. His clients include the CEOs of some of the top travel companies in the world including airlines, rental cars, and hotels.

Whit has been fascinated by the world of travel from an...

Apr 16, 2018

Our guest today is Joachim Fischer, a mentor and good friend of mine who was an Expert in the Operations Practice at McKinsey when I got to know him a dozen years ago

Joachim is the only McKinsey alum that I know who started his career as an apprentice cabinetmaker. As he explains on the show, the training he received...

Apr 9, 2018

Our guest today is Tsavo Neal, who has thought hard about how consultants can generate more client leads with their website.

Tsavo has written dozens and dozens of posts on this topic and you can find all his work on his website,, which is a valuable resource.

He’s got examples of best-practice...

Apr 2, 2018

Our guest today is Aner Ravon, Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer at Zirra, a technology company focused on market analysis, using big data and artificial intelligence.

Aner and his co-founder recognized a real pain point for investors and anyone else doing research on smaller companies: it is very time intensive to...

Mar 26, 2018

Our guest today is David Topus, who helps his clients turn reputation into revenue.

I think that’s a pretty great positioning, encapsulating what David does in four words. And that’s what you’d expect from a professional who has been running a strategic sales messaging firm for over twenty-eight years.

In the...