When you are standing on a cliff and your business is following behind you, it's good to follow a leader and be taking notes. Podcast for managers dealing with change in their industries or work, and how they have navigated the journey to help others on the path behind them. Often with people in Manufacturing and where physical products meet digital technology.
Follow the journey of 20+ women engineers who will collaborate to design and build a STEM classroom at Rainbow Hope School in Malawi - May 2019. Katy Toms was on the show last year to talk Civil Engineering. Now the trip is just around the corner, I talked to two more of the world wide team, Gemma, business and marketing and Jess, student.
This episode of Cliff Notes Podcast: Lead manufacturing, host and founder of Holdingbay Tristan Bailey talks to Gemma and Jess for the Cliff Notes podcast. Both professional ladies bring a mix of expertise and sharing getting hands on on the the build.
There will be a documentary team following the journey so watch their social media to see how it goes.
Giles Dixon is the founder and managing director of ContractStore. An English solicitor with many years’ experience in drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial and construction contracts for use in the UK and internationally. During his career he has worked as an in-house lawyer as well as in private practice and spent 12 years living overseas.
This episode of Cliff Notes Podcast: Lead manufacturing, host and founder of Holdingbay Tristan Bailey talks to Giles Dixon for the Cliff Notes podcast. Giles has been working in the legal profession for many years with a focus on clear and simple language for clarity of use.
Working in the middle east and the UK on import and export contracts lead him to co-author Exporting Made Easy – A Practical Guide: Selling Services and Products Overseas Through Agents and Distributors (including the Legal Bits!), a business book that introduces the process for exporting goods and services.
We sat down together for the first inperson podcast, to talk about his experience and dealing with clear contracts and keeping them easy to use.
Show Notes: https://holdingbay.co.uk/cliff-notes/podcasts/21/
Getting an early successful racing start with his dad working on the cars and sponsorship paying for them. Alex Gassman spent time with McLaren Racing and West Surrey Racing in touring cars. His love of physics and maths took him to skipping university and becoming an apprentice with part time work and studies. Having been successful with the STEM program he latter gave back guiding other younger people as intakes got more diverse.
Now after 7 years with BAE Systems, has moved to Project and Design Engineer at Eibach UK. Responsible for designing and working with custom suspension systems.
This episode of Cliff Notes Podcast: Ask a leader, host and founder of Holdingbay Tristan Bailey talks to Alex Gassman for the Cliff Notes podcast. Alex started competitive car racing at a young age, went into working on contracts as BAE for his apprenticeship and after getting his degree has returned to motor sport as Project and Design Engineer with Eibach UK.
Joined this time by Nicky Raby, and get into talking about her work improving peoples work balance and efficiency when they have moved out of corporate business of many departments to be a business of one.
While working on second Masters and moving countries and industries from Steel in Finland to Pharma in Holland, Salli Jaaska took time to talk with us. Offering a guide to better implementing a system by blending it to the IT not IT first.
An experienced consultant with implementing and integrating ERP systems to large manufacturing companies.
Contact Tristan at holdingbay.co.uk Tweet at @theholdingbay
This episode of Cliff Notes Podcast: Ask a leader, host and founder of Holdingbay Tristan Bailey talks to Salli Jaaska for the Cliff Notes podcast. Salli is an MES Consultant for Pharma Manufacturing with experience from several industries (IoT, healthcare, steel service centers, shipyards) and systems (ERP, MES, PDM/PLM systems). Matching company's goals, processes to IT systems using agile and Lean principles.
Show Notes: https://holdingbay.co.uk/cliff-notes/podcasts/15/
Michael Bailey has been Senior Web Developer at Pragmatic Web in Brighton for a few years. Joining the Pragmatic team in the spring of 2014 by persuasive director David Lockie. Writing code and working on current role of compliance officer for both ISO security standard and GDPR.
We talk here about Michael's journey through understanding the GDPR regulations to practical steps and learning along the way. How he has been able to set about working thorough issues for improvement in their own systems and client contracts.
Read more at https://pragmatic.agency/
Contact https://holdingbay.co.uk/contact/ Tweet at @cliffnotespod
This episode of Cliff Notes Podcast: Ask a leader, host and founder of Holdingbay Tristan Bailey talks to Michael Bailey for the Cliff Notes podcast. Michael is Senior Web Developer at Pragmatic Web and DPO for GDPR.
The websites he builds are clean, modern and elegant in design and function. Most of the websites are built using the WordPress content management system. Which Pragmatic specialises in for large companies.
Show Notes: https://holdingbay.co.uk/cliff-notes/podcasts/14/
Katy Toms is an accomplished Civil Engineer and Chair of Institution of Civil Engineers Plymouth, and Senior Vice Chair of ICE South West Regional Committee. This year she moved to WSP as Senior Engineer. Finding her self nominated for all her work for Top 50 Women Engineers 2017.
We sat down to talk STEM, apprenticeships and the passion she has for working with others and having a possible effect on the community with Engineering. As Katy put it "Working in engineering and construction gives you the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself."
This episode of Cliff Notes Podcast: Ask a leader, host and founder of Holdingbay Tristan Bailey talks to Katy Toms for the Cliff Notes podcast. Katy is an accomplished Civil Engineer and Chair of ICE Plymouth, and Senior Vice Chair of ICE South West Regional Committee. Now a Senior Engineer at WSP.
This year she will be part of the organising committee to put on events for 200 years of Engineering adversary, and Uk government's the Year of Engineering 2018. ICE Plymouth to celebrate ICE 200 with Nigel Overton, Curator for Plymouth City Museum and Nick Ely, Area Coastal Engineer for the Environment Agency on the 1st May 2018 Evening on the water
As a personal journey Katy goes to Malawi with group of women from across the UK in May 2018 to trade skills with Malawian women entrepreneurs. Help raise money for the Scholarships
Show Notes: https://holdingbay.co.uk/cliff-notes/podcasts/13/
Tony Denyer works as Interim CTO for hire, with his consulting business inhouse.tech he offers to lead and grow your technical team, and deliver digital projects at scale.
Together with entrepreneurs, they turn unique ideas into successful products and companies. Acting as the perfect partner or co-founder to build strong and independent startups. They can help you build out your tech team and, when you’re ready, they will take the training wheel off.
We talk about business of considering outsourcing your work, or bringing in more developers in-house. The need then for a professional experienced hand is not always the skill existing management teams. His consulting then reduces friction and lets him talk business with management and lead code with coders.
This episode of Cliff Notes Podcast: Ask a leader, host and founder of Holdingbay Tristan Bailey talks to Tony Denyer of inhouse.tech for the Cliff Notes podcast. Tony brings his years of experience with large business from pharma to asbestos auditing to publishing. Working in lean, agile and efficient ways to come in house with you for a period of time and scale and integrate your development team. Technical people need technical leadership and Tony can bridge that gap and get results.
Malcolm Myers of AMH Test System takes us on a learning journey of how applicable and scaleable LabVIEW software and testing equipment is for him and hundreds of other engineering and electrical business around the UK and World.
Recognised as a Chartered Engineer, Certified LabVIEW Architect and National Instruments Alliance Partner, he knows his craft. Working with audio, acoustics, power tools, telecommunications and renewable technologies around the UK since 1996.
We talk about what you need to get started and how an engagement works for him. Using this graphical programming software and wiring up the testing devices on site. So join us and see if we PASS/FAIL the test.
This episode of Cliff Notes Podcast: Ask a leader, host and founder of Holdingbay Tristan Bailey talks Malcolm Myers. He has enjoyed a varied career with a broad engineering background, particularly in the areas of audio, acoustics, power tools, telecommunications and renewable technologies. Having used LabVIEW since 1996 he has now branched out on his own to provide expert testing services to industry.
Darren and HighRoller are working on a great new product and bringing it to the UK market, becoming recognised as the most effective foam roller for physio recovery or post workout. Working themselves to add to the R&D and improve the quality of this already highly regarded professional product from Finland.
I know Darren Teague and HighRoller though their marketing lead Esther Cochrane from many years ago working together on launching the John Lewis website. So it was good to catch up and we pick up the conversation where I learn what Darren has been doing with improving and marketing this product with Trade Shows, Pro Athletes and Retail.
This episode of Cliff Notes Podcast: Ask a leader, host and founder of Holdingbay Tristan Bailey talks to Darren Teague of High Roller for the Cliff Notes podcast. Darren is one of the owners and a strength and conditioning coach working with a variety of athletes including professional footballers, cricketers, amateur athletes, young athletes and more recently clients who have had brain injuries, has found the HighRoller to be an invaluable tool for soft tissue muscle management.