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Unleashed - How to Thrive as an Independent Professional

Feb 26, 2019

I'm often asked about the setup I use to record phone calls for the podcast, so I recorded this video.

There are plenty of tools to record a call on your computer - I wasn't able to find a good guide on how to set up equipment to record two separate tracks when using a phone, so I had to figure this out through a bunch...

Feb 26, 2019

Our guest today is Amy Gross, a performance psychology consultant who runs a coaching practice called Pillars4Performance.  Many of her clients are elite athletes, and that’s where we focus our discussion.  In this episode we cover

how to focus on the controllables (instead of fixating on things outside your...

Feb 25, 2019

Our guest today is Umbrex member Kevin Terrell, a McKinsey alum and independent consultant based in Minneapolis St Paul.

In addition to his consulting work, Kevin is the co-founder of Start Reading Now, Kevin read an article on how lower-income students tend to lose ground academically over the summer, and part of the...

Feb 19, 2019

Our guest today is Jonathan Stern, a former partner at Bain and the CEO and Founder of SnapStrat.

SnapStrat builds tools for its clients to bring prescriptive analytics and machine learning to the tasks of regularly recurring strategic decisions.

In this episode, he shares a case example of SnapStrat’s work with a top...

Feb 18, 2019

Our guest today is Mary Kate Scott, a McKinsey alum who has been running her own boutique healthcare consulting firm, Scott & Company, since 2002. She has been a close friend and mentor of mine for years, and in this episode we cover a wide range of topics including:

- Three things MK does before every proposal,...