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Unleashed

By Will Bachman

Unleashed explores how to thrive as an independent professional through interviews with independent consultants - often alums of McKinsey, Bain, or BCG. The host is Will Bachman, a McKinsey alum, independent consultant, and founder of Umbrex, the first global community connecting top-tier independent management consultants with one another.

  1. 1.
    331. Susan Harte on how corporate site selection works09/27/2020
    44:09
  2. 2.
    330. Robert Glazer on how to build your capacity09/26/2020
    37:18
  3. 3.
    329. Jeffrey Fidelman on serving the lower mid-market on strategy and operations09/23/2020
    38:14
  4. 4.
    328. Jeff Wald on the end of jobs09/22/2020
    32:05
  5. 5.
    327. Deb Zahn teaches the craft of consulting09/21/2020
    34:12
  6. 6.
    326. Laura Gariepy on getting started as a freelance writer09/20/2020
    27:21
  7. 7.
    325. Melanie Espeland on executive voice coaching09/19/2020
    43:02
  8. 8.
    324. Daniel Vassallo on building - and monetizing - a Twitter following09/18/2020
    47:45
  1. 9.
    323. Dan Daughterty explains Sounder.fm, a podcast platform focused on discovery09/17/2020
    15:27
  2. 10.
    322. Lemon Williams on how to write quality compliance documentation09/16/2020
    44:18
  3. 11.
    321. Sarah Preisser on talent management09/15/2020
    36:20
  4. 12.
    320. Kit Lisle on conducting commercial due diligence for private equity firms09/14/2020
    47:19
  5. 13.
    319. Jeff Gothelf on how to let your next job find you09/13/2020
    44:07
  6. 14.
    318. Avy Punwasee shares a pricing case study08/31/2020
    42:46
  7. 15.
    317. Paddy Padmanabhan on digital transformation in healthcare08/18/2020
    42:51
  8. 16.
    316. Diane Hamilton on removing the barriers to curiosity08/12/2020
    51:55
  9. 17.
    315. Trond Undheim on the aftermath of the pandemic08/04/2020
    58:51
  10. 18.
    314. Bethel Desmond on business storytelling08/03/2020
    23:51
  11. 19.
    312. Lee Frederiksen on growth drivers for professional services firms07/27/2020
    37:21
  12. 20.
    311. Rachel Weingarten on her journey from celebrity makeup artist to beauty historian07/21/2020
    37:00
  13. 21.
    310. Kim Calichio on feeding 700 families per week during the pandemic07/15/2020
    36:53
  14. 22.
    309. Stephen Wunker on understanding jobs to be done07/07/2020
    37:28
  15. 23.
    308. Sree Sreenivasan on creating world-class virtual events07/06/2020
    46:39
  16. 24.
    306. Kwame Christian shares three steps to resolve conflicts06/30/2020
    44:25
  17. 25.
    305. Cyrus Massoumi, founder of ZocDoc, shares four keys to a successful startup06/29/2020
    40:57
  18. 26.
    304. Davis Nguyen on how to get a consulting firm offer06/28/2020
    41:30
  19. 27.
    303. Nick Kane on sales training best practices06/27/2020
    37:00
  20. 28.
    302. Srikumar Rao on using mental models to achieve an extraordinary life06/26/2020
    59:43
  21. 29.
    301. Jim Peters, COO of Rite Aid, on leading during the pandemic06/24/2020
    42:29
  22. 30.
    300. Tim DeRoche on how attendance zones keep most American kids out of the best public schools06/23/2020
    51:42
  23. 31.
    299. Michael Niczyporuk on innovation in the payments industry06/22/2020
    45:21
  24. 32.
    298. Alan Iny shares practical tips to unleash creativity in your business06/21/2020
    50:11
  25. 33.
    297. Jamie Head on driving innovation at a leading agricultural cooperative06/20/2020
    26:52
  26. 34.
    296. Eli Diament on how to conduct a high-quality B2B survey06/19/2020
    36:47
  27. 35.
    295. Matt McDonald of Hamilton Place Strategies on how public affairs consulting firms operate06/18/2020
    56:20
  28. 36.
    294. Dan Goldman on leading a strategy team during the pandemic06/17/2020
    36:59
  29. 37.
    293. Ken Cloke shares the principles of conflict resolution06/16/2020
    32:07
  30. 38.
    292. Brian Ahearn on the principles of influence06/15/2020
    36:10
  31. 39.
    291. Paul Cuatrecasas on achieving growth through acquisitions06/14/2020
    46:00
  32. 40.
    290. Dhiraj Nayar, CFO of Boston Globe Media, on the media business during the pandemic06/09/2020
    36:58
  33. 41.
    289. Indranil Ghosh on how citizens can shape the 21st century06/03/2020
    34:26
  34. 42.
    288. Robbie Kellman Baxter on how to create a compelling subscription model06/02/2020
    36:51
  35. 43.
    287. David A. Fields on how to ask clients for a recommendation06/01/2020
    30:34
  36. 44.
    286. Venkat Nagaswamy on how contact centers have kept working during the pandemic05/31/2020
    50:35
  37. 45.
    285. Roger Samways on air cargo in the age of the coronavirus05/11/2020
    34:17
  38. 46.
    284. Kazuki Kozuru-salifoska on making women's fashion accessible to all body types05/10/2020
    31:20
  39. 47.
    283. Keith Stoeckeler on sports sponsorships in the age of the coronavirus05/10/2020
    24:54
  40. 48.
    282. Mark Goulston on learning to listen05/09/2020
    54:11
  41. 49.
    281. Austin Publicover on restaurant food safety in the age of the coronavirus05/08/2020
    48:57
  42. 50.
    280. Liz Dunn on the impact of the coronavirus on the retail industry05/07/2020
    52:32
  43. 51.
    279. Frank Kochenash of Wunderman Thompson on helping brands thrive on Amazon05/06/2020
    43:26
  44. 52.
    278. Marvin Riley on leading a global 5,000-employee manufacturing firm through the pandemic05/04/2020
    38:06
  45. 53.
    277. William H. Bachman, PhD - a nuclear engineer turned handyman05/04/2020
    40:36
  46. 54.
    276. Gleb Tsipursky on making better decisions and avoiding disasters05/02/2020
    39:59
  47. 55.
    275. Gemma Toner on empowering women to thrive in the workplace05/01/2020
    35:26
  48. 56.
    274. Carolina Miranda on B-Certification: the what, why, and how04/30/2020
    41:28
  49. 57.
    273. Jason Bernd on leading a hospital through the coronavirus pandemic04/30/2020
    37:35
  50. 58.
    272. Mike Freed of Mirion Technologies on leading a manufacturing firm through the pandemic04/28/2020
    37:14
  51. 59.
    271. Jonathan Stark on why you should stop billing hourly04/27/2020
    32:28
  52. 60.
    270. Jeremy Bieger on making better decisions using voice of the customer insights04/26/2020
    38:46
  53. 61.
    269 Rebecca Winn on finding meaning when things fall apart04/25/2020
    32:49
  54. 62.
    268. Angelique Rewers on how small businesses can land big clients04/24/2020
    33:46
  55. 63.
    267. Lawrence Adjah on building community in the age of the coronavirus04/23/2020
    36:27
  56. 64.
    266. Jon S. Rennie on leading in the age of the coronavirus04/22/2020
    36:26
  57. 65.
    265. Olivia Chioma Elee on fighting Ebola in West Africa04/18/2020
    51:39
  58. 66.
    264. David A Fields how to run a world-class virtual workshop04/17/2020
    26:09
  59. 67.
    263. Gary Chan shares 12 actions to enhance your information security04/17/2020
    51:19
  60. 68.
    262. Robert Glazer on how to push beyond your limits04/15/2020
    29:04
  61. 69.
    261. Joshua Dick on why businesses should aim to grow like a lobster04/14/2020
    33:39
  62. 70.
    260. How to write a consulting proposal04/13/2020
    17:37
  63. 71.
    259. David A Fields suggests focusing on relationships during the pandemic04/12/2020
    18:20
  64. 72.
    258. Gary Pritts helps clients comply with HIPAA and other regulatory requirements04/12/2020
    27:28
  65. 73.
    257. Sophia Ononye on scientific storytelling04/12/2020
    32:12
  66. 74.
    256. Oscar Wimshurst of bench.co on the COVID-19 educational material the bookkeeping firm has created04/09/2020
    20:51
  67. 75.
    255. Ryan Vaughan on how independent consultants can access the Paycheck Protection Program04/09/2020
    1:00:43
  68. 76.
    254. What to do if a client ghosts you04/07/2020
    10:39
  69. 77.
    253. Tips on updating your resume04/06/2020
    19:35
  70. 78.
    252. Nayla Bahri shares practical tips to enhance career resilience04/02/2020
    33:34
  71. 79.
    251. Dave Haase provides update on latest Paycheck Protection Program guidelines04/01/2020
    42:34
  72. 80.
    250. Maureen Pritchard on how to get started with your estate plan03/31/2020
    39:42
  73. 81.
    249. How to simulate submarine life while sheltering at home03/30/2020
    8:50
  74. 82.
    248. Why you should use a password manager / How to set up and use LastPass03/30/2020
    10:28
  75. 83.
    247. How to send and receive international payments using Transferwise03/30/2020
    15:08
  76. 84.
    246. Investing in your skills when you have time between projects03/29/2020
    16:02
  77. 85.
    245. How NOT to submit expenses to a client03/29/2020
    7:28
  78. 86.
    244. Overview of the Paycheck Protection Program, COVID-19 pandemic loans to small businesses03/28/2020
    9:23
  79. 87.
    243. Marc Feigen on how Fortune 200 CEOs are addressing the threat posed by the coronavirus03/27/2020
    27:00
  80. 88.
    242. C.V. Ramachandran on how the coronavirus will accelerate digital transformation of the economy03/27/2020
    24:45
  81. 89.
    241. Kaihan Krippendorf organized a virtual summit to support the fight against coronavirus03/24/2020
    30:06
  82. 90.
    240. Daniel Weiner, restructuring attorney, on options for distressed businesses03/22/2020
    1:05:37
  83. 91.
    239. Fourteen ideas for creating or enhancing your marketing collateral03/20/2020
    5:20
  84. 92.
    238. Technology tools for independent professionals03/20/2020
    9:37
  85. 93.
    237. MixMax gives you email superpowers03/20/2020
    11:36
  86. 94.
    236. Tech recommendation: Use Evernote as your external brain03/20/2020
    10:42
  87. 95.
    235. Mark Williams aka 'Mr. LinkedIn' on how to create a best-in-class LinkedIn profile03/20/2020
    57:55
  88. 96.
    234. Help small businesses navigate the coronavirus pandemic03/18/2020
    8:23
  89. 97.
    233. Susan Drumm on how to facilitate an effective virtual meeting03/15/2020
    34:36
  90. 98.
    232. Rhona Silverbush coaches actors to speak Shakespeare with confidence03/09/2020
    42:45
  91. 99.
    231. Jay Charkow explains the system of international tariffs03/03/2020
    45:45
  92. 100.
    230. Andrea Bonime-Blanc on how leaders transform risk into resilience and value02/25/2020
    43:29
  93. 101.
    229. Gaurav Bhatnagar on how to lead a cultural transformation02/17/2020
    38:22
  94. 102.
    228. Build relationships now with future clients - a tip for executives who plan to become a consultant02/11/2020
    3:06
  95. 103.
    227. Jim McEachern on how the telecom industry is fighting robocalls02/03/2020
    49:31
  96. 104.
    225. Liliana Petrova on optimizing the customer experience01/21/2020
    32:02
  97. 105.
    224. Tineke Keesmaat on the connections between strategy, organizational change, and people leadership01/13/2020
    38:50
  98. 106.
    223. Consulting Revenue Equation01/07/2020
    12:53
  99. 107.
    222. Michael Ryan crushes inventory icebergs12/24/2019
    39:33
  100. 108.
    221. David A Fields shares tips on how to convert leads into confirmed projects12/17/2019
    47:42
  101. 109.
    220. Paul Millerd on creating an online course12/09/2019
    59:29
  102. 110.
    219. Ripa Rashid shares best practices for diversity and inclusion initiatives in the workplace12/02/2019
    58:12
  103. 111.
    218. Nir Eyal live at Umbrex Presents: How to become Indistractable11/25/2019
    59:46
  104. 112.
    217. Should consultants sign up as a prospective expert with expert networks?11/18/2019
    16:49
  105. 113.
    216. David Minifie explains the role of the chief experience officer11/18/2019
    40:08
  106. 114.
    215. What have you already heard about this effort?11/14/2019
    4:42
  107. 115.
    214. When do you call a plumber?11/14/2019
    2:20
  108. 116.
    213. How to source experts for interviews11/12/2019
    25:00
  109. 117.
    212. Ushma Pandya helps clients get to zero waste11/11/2019
    24:01
  110. 118.
    211. LinkedIn Best Practices for Independent Consultants11/05/2019
    35:53
  111. 119.
    210. Raghav Nandagopal on conducting acquisitions at scale11/04/2019
    32:30
  112. 120.
    209. Tom Schwab on using podcast guest appearances to raise your visibility10/29/2019
    49:02
  113. 121.
    208. Jake Jorgovan turns consultants into thought leaders10/29/2019
    39:53
  114. 122.
    207. Tanya Kleindienst explains what a Head of Corporate Culture does10/21/2019
    46:22
  115. 123.
    206. Michael Fertman explains the fundamentals of Search Engine Optimization10/14/2019
    33:32
  116. 124.
    205. Annie Scranton explains how public relations works10/08/2019
    42:52
  117. 125.
    204. Clark Beecher: How consultants can make successful career transitions09/23/2019
    43:09
  118. 126.
    203. The power of sending recap emails09/17/2019
    4:33
  119. 127.
    202. Avish Bhama on Sonia, an artificial intelligence tool that makes meetings more productive09/16/2019
    28:05
  120. 128.
    201. Why custom made shirts and suits for men are a better value than off-the-rack09/11/2019
    6:34
  121. 129.
    200. Nir Eyal on how to become Indistractable09/09/2019
    41:23
  122. 130.
    199. Forty-eight tips on how to thrive for recent graduates09/03/2019
    21:20
  123. 131.
    198. Rima Nair: How the world of customer insights is evolving09/02/2019
    38:36
  124. 132.
    197. Josh Spodek on cultivating initiative08/26/2019
    45:35
  125. 133.
    196. Ilana Grossman on the role of the Chief Marketing Officer08/26/2019
    32:33
  126. 134.
    195. Ray Carbonell on who really writes LinkedIn posts for busy executives08/20/2019
    42:27
  127. 135.
    194. Spish Rurak on how to successfully transition out of a top-tier consulting firm08/12/2019
    1:06:20
  128. 136.
    193. Lee Frederiksen on how professional services firms can reach their target market08/05/2019
    46:33
  129. 137.
    192. Adam Braff on capturing value from data and analytics07/29/2019
    31:14
  130. 138.
    191. Jason Bay on using customized video messages for business development07/29/2019
    49:31
  131. 139.
    190. David Fields on what makes for a successful consulting partnership07/23/2019
    33:52
  132. 140.
    189. Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez, a thought leader in project management07/22/2019
    38:56
  133. 141.
    188. Christina Ungaro on the commercial real estate services industry07/15/2019
    30:27
  134. 142.
    187. Josh Miramant on applying machine learning07/08/2019
    1:07:51
  135. 143.
    186. Stephen Redwood on org design and triathlons07/01/2019
    45:18
  136. 144.
    185. Seiya Vogt, VP of Growth at Boxed, on the latest marketing techniques06/24/2019
    39:23
  137. 145.
    184. Tim Hughes: Social selling is not about selling06/17/2019
    39:59
  138. 146.
    183. Brian Hecht on joining an Internet startup in 199406/10/2019
    48:03
  139. 147.
    182. David A Fields invites you to his Solo Practice Accelerator06/03/2019
    35:17
  140. 148.
    181. Hi Leva shares a sales leader's perspective06/03/2019
    36:34
  141. 149.
    180. Scott Friesen explains data analytics in the trucking industry06/03/2019
    40:12
  142. 150.
    179. Liston Witherill is a sales coach to consultants06/02/2019
    47:54
  143. 151.
    178. Logan Sachon on how to buy life insurance05/28/2019
    42:03
  144. 152.
    177. Mark Metry on being human05/20/2019
    47:44
  145. 153.
    176. Book recommendation - The Art of Noticing by Rob Walker05/20/2019
    6:46
  146. 154.
    175. Reposting newsletter content on LinkedIn as a post or article05/13/2019
    7:57
  147. 155.
    174. How to set consulting fees05/13/2019
    19:49
  148. 156.
    173. Steve Woodruff, the King of Clarify05/13/2019
    40:35
  149. 157.
    172. David Fields on how to set up a CRM system05/06/2019
    18:59
  150. 158.
    171. Becca Braun on ghostwriting business memoirs04/29/2019
    27:39
  151. 159.
    170. David Fields on how to make outbound calls04/22/2019
    22:03
  152. 160.
    169. Katrin Siebenbuerger Hacki on life sciences consulting04/15/2019
    36:57
  153. 161.
    168. Does your LinkedIn headline tell a story?04/11/2019
    3:44
  154. 162.
    167. The most powerful question for finding work04/10/2019
    2:12
  155. 163.
    166. Mark Minukas brings lean ops experience to culture change04/09/2019
    50:38
  156. 164.
    165. Nina Leffers helps design the next generation of cars04/08/2019
    35:41
  157. 165.
    164. Do the goals in your organization actually cascade?04/05/2019
    2:06
  158. 166.
    163. Simple project management update template04/04/2019
    2:36
  159. 167.
    162. Should you do a full time job search while independent consulting?04/03/2019
    3:11
  160. 168.
    161. Cyndi Freeman helps others tell their stories04/02/2019
    47:51
  161. 169.
    160. Afua Branoah Banful on tele-health and other transformational medical technology04/01/2019
    41:55
  162. 170.
    159. Do you apply the 70-30 squared rule?03/31/2019
    3:03
  163. 171.
    158. What is your April Fool's Resolution?03/30/2019
    2:57
  164. 172.
    157. Disability insurance03/30/2019
    10:31
  165. 173.
    156. Ten minutes of Gulf of Mexico waves lapping on the beach at Chuburná, Yucatan, Mexico03/27/2019
    10:04
  166. 174.
    155. Matt Johnson runs a podcast production agency03/26/2019
    34:17
  167. 175.
    154. Kevin Stoneham on robotic process automation03/25/2019
    52:43
  168. 176.
    153. Peter Winick on building an effective thought leadership platform03/18/2019
    50:35
  169. 177.
    152. Matt LeMay explains why Agile is for everybody03/13/2019
    1:05:20
  170. 178.
    151. Nick Sonnenberg on leveraging off-the-shelf tools03/12/2019
    26:54
  171. 179.
    150. Dave Nelson, audio engineer for Unleashed, on podcast equipment03/11/2019
    36:24
  172. 180.
    149. The Constitution of the United States03/10/2019
    1:04:39
  173. 181.
    148. Tobin Slaven on conversations at scale03/04/2019
    48:08
  174. 182.
    147. Gregory Albertyn on GDPR and privacy compliance03/04/2019
    42:36
  175. 183.
    145. Amy Gross helps athletes get in the zone02/26/2019
    30:49
  176. 184.
    144. Kevin Terrell set up a non-profit to help kids start reading now02/25/2019
    36:40
  177. 185.
    143. Jonathan Stern's firm SnapStrat applies predictive analytics to recurring strategic decisions02/19/2019
    47:12
  178. 186.
    142. Mary Kate Scott02/18/2019
    35:28
  179. 187.
    141. Robin Albin on building brands02/13/2019
    31:23
  180. 188.
    140. Jay Martin on the benefits of maintaining a project list02/11/2019
    14:48
  181. 189.
    139. Brad Clark with financial tips for independent professionals02/04/2019
    44:38
  182. 190.
    138. Are you selling water or chicha?02/03/2019
    2:30
  183. 191.
    137. Michael Frankel on interim CFO roles, AI, and more01/28/2019
    32:21
  184. 192.
    136. Fredrik Thomassen on the future of work01/21/2019
    39:13
  185. 193.
    135. Alisa Cohn on being a wise partner01/15/2019
    38:02
  186. 194.
    134. Lindsay McGregor helps clients achieve Total Motivation01/14/2019
    42:20
  187. 195.
    133. Improving the client’s experience: post-project phase [part 6 of 6]01/13/2019
    7:41
  188. 196.
    132. Improving the client’s experience: wrap-up phase [part 5 of 6]01/13/2019
    5:02
  189. 197.
    131. Improving the client’s experience: project execution phase [part 4 of 6]01/12/2019
    8:48
  190. 198.
    130. Improving the client’s experience: kickoff phase [part 3 of 6]01/11/2019
    8:23
  191. 199.
    129. Improving the client’s experience: proposal phase [part 2 of 6]01/10/2019
    14:58
  192. 200.
    128. Improving the client's experience: introduction [part 1 of 6]01/08/2019
    4:07

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