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Mark Parsons

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Episode 16 - Mark Parsons - Portland Thorns Head Coach

Hitting The Areas

Jamie and Richard have their biggest interview yet! In this episode the boys interview current Portland Thorns Head Coach and soon to be Netherlands National side Manager* Mark Parsons. A huge guest for the podcast and a must for any coaches or managers out there! The boys chat to Mark about his time in England at Chelsea Football Club where he started his coaching journey before venturing to the U.S. Mark talks us through how he took the opportunities that made him a future FIFA manager of the year nominee. His time at Washington Spirit was his big break before moving to Providence Park, home to NWSL Portland Thorns and MLS Portland Timbers.  Richard and Jamie hear about the host of international stars that Mark has coached, some of the biggest stars in the world of Women's soccer. They hear about big the National Women's Soccer League is and US Soccer. Finally, Mark tells the boys what his average day is like which is a mind blowing insight into the world of an Elite Manager.  *This podcast was recorded prior to Mark being announced as Netherlands Manager. We have spoken to Mark since and wished him all the best with the Netherlands Job.  Twitter: @HittingAreasPod Twitter: @mparsons_1 Instagram: @hittingtheareaspodcast


24 May 2021

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5/11/21: Mark Parsons, Angel McCoughtry, NWSL

The Warm Up

Big news in sports: Angel McCoughtry to miss 2021 WNBA seasonNWSL minimum salary increasesIs Mark Parsons leaving the NWSL?Athletes Unlimited holds inaugural softball college draftAtlanta Dream hires all-Black, all-female broadcast teamCalendar for TuesdayWTA RomeMatches begin at 4am - Singles and Doublesfeaturing Ash Barty, Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka, Iga Świątekon the Tennis ChannelLinks from the Show Watch the latest She Plays Weekly-->  Sign up for the She Plays weekly newsletter!  <--Follow She Plays on Instagram, Twitter, FacebookShe Plays the PodcastSports Break


11 May 2021

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6 Questions: Mark Parsons


If you want to know how great Portland can be, just ask an Englishman. Portland Thorns Head Coach Mark Parsons joins us this week to talk about moving across the pond, his love for Portland, and how the atmosphere at Providence Park is influencing future generations.


7 May 2021

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Mark Parsons Discusses Apheleia Speech & Getabeona

Telepractice Today

Mark previously worked in project management with his mechanical engineering background. Nowadays, he focuses on helping speech-language pathologists through Abeona with all things tech related. Ranging from websites and digital marketing to streamlining with custom automations and systems. Aside from helping numerous SLPs achieve their business goals, Mark is also operating a fast-growing online speech therapy business with his wife, Lauren (Apheleia Speech). Alongside growing both these successful businesses, they also recently welcomed their firstborn son into the family in 2020. In his free time, he travels with loved ones and reads books regularly to learn more from the world. He also enjoys sports and being active.


3 May 2021

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Episode #10 - Identifying and building strategic relationships with Mark Parsons

What's in the Box?

In this episode, we're talking about strategic vs transactional relationships and their role within the supply chain. Discussing when and how to use executive peering to develop multi-layered relationships and making sure you understand the why questions. I am pleased to join Mark Parsons, non-executive director at TOWER  cold chain solutions and a  supply chain and commercial leader. This episode dives  into: Understanding a strategic vs transactional relationshipHow to use executive peering within a customers organisation Developing relationships to gain a "customer for life"Including great insights throughout into the supply chain, how personal incentives impact a customer relationship, and how to use leading indicators understand account health. 


15 Jan 2021

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Episode 47 - Shaughna Phillips, Tallia Storm, Ryan-Mark Parsons

Access All Areas with Stephen Leng and Bobby Norris

This week on Access All Areas, Bobby Norris and Stephen Leng were joined by Winter Love Island star Shaughna Phillips to discuss dating during lockdown, her worst excuses to get out of a date and what celebrities have slid into her DMs. Singer Tallia Storm chatted about her new single and teased an appearance in the firs ever series of Real Housewives of New Jersey. Also on the show was The Apprentice star Ryan-Mark Parsons who revealed he’s more scared of the dark than of Alan Sugar and shared his strong opinion on influencer culture.


9 Nov 2020

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Mark Parsons on the Fall Series and more | Breaking Lines | Sept. 10, 2020

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How did Mark Parsons celebrate returning home from this summer's NWSL Challenge Cup bubble? By taking a week off. Then, it was back to work. On the brink of the NWSL's Fall Series, we caught up with the Thorns head coach to talk about life after Utah, the lessons he learned about his rebuilt squad, and the goals he has for this month, when four games will give his team a chance to continue their progress from the Challenge Cup.


10 Sep 2020

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Thorns Head Coach Mark Parsons on the return of NWSL

The Bridge

Mark Parsons, head coach of the Portland Thorns, sits down with Justin to dive into the return of the NWSL, soccer in Portland, and his love of coaching.1:20 Reaction to finding out about the continuation of the season3:00 What it is like coaching not knowing what you are preparing for6:15 Parsons on prioritizing players and the growth of players9:00 Impact of Zoom in the quality of conversations the team can have10:45 Parsons on his decision to move to the NWSL13:20 Biggest culture shock for Parsons when he came to America16:00 Portland fan base and soccer history in Portland20:00 Playing in front of no fans, and losing a home field advantageSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


7 Sep 2020

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'Unbundling' China's New Data Protection Standards - Sherry Gong and Mark Parsons, Hogan Lovells

China Law Podcast

The Chinese regulators have finalized a new Personal Information Security Specification that lawyers recommend businesses comply fully with. In this episode, Hogan Lovells' Sherry Gong and Mark Parsons dissect the new national standard: the concept of unbundled consent, the impact on biometric data and targeted advertising, comparisons with the GDPR, and more. Sherry Gong is a Beijing-based partner who has advised many multinational companies in China including PayPal and Tencent. She is recognized as a leading lawyer in China’s higher education sector. Mark Parsons is a Hong Kong-based partner who specializes in TMT sectors across the Asia-Pacific. The China Law Podcast is a weekly podcast exploring China’s business and financial sectors from a legal perspective, hosted by Vincent Chow. Get in touch at vchow@alm.com with any feedback and ideas for future episodes.Episode outline02:20 Summary of content and background of new national standard04:53 Comparison with the European Union's GDPR07:03 Expansion of unbundled consent concept08:48 Third-party service providers and secondary functions13:43 Impact on China's internet economy16:24 Tighter rules surrounding biometric information and facial recognition19:41 Compliance advice for multinationals and Chinese SMEs


28 May 2020

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Master Coach Online - Mark Parsons | Portland Thorns FC Head Coach (National Women's Soccer League)


Today we speak with Mark Parsons, the Head Coach for Portland Thorns FC in National Women's Soccer League. In today's podcast, we discuss the challenges COVID19 presents for a head coach, the coaching journey he's been on, and how he created a 2017 NWSL championship-winning season. Check it out and Take Learning With You!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app


8 May 2020