HEY! We made it to ten episodes! I can’t thank you all enough for listening! Appreciate ya and tell a pal! EPISODE 10! This one is a treat! This week I talk to Simon Robinson and if you don’t know Simon, he has had one of the most wild stories of starting as a zoo keeper to being a production coordinator for Slipknot. Simon has worn many hats as a Merch manager, production coordinator, and tour manager for such artists as Skindred, Coal Chamber, Devil Driver, At The Drive in, Bring Me The Horizon, and Slipknot. We talk about his journey from the zoo to working for Slipknot and how he is holding up through the pandemic in the UK. We also talk about the Iowa State Fair and how it is a far superior fair to all fairs. Enjoy! You can follow Simon Robinson on most socials @big_robbo For all things Oil Spotted, please check www.linktr.ee/Oilspotted You can follow me, Matt Schmitz @TiredCommentary--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Listen to Simon's latest radio interview on BBC Radio Leeds with Stephanie Hirst where he discusses staff asking to remain working at home if they feel uncomfortable working in the office, employers responsibilities to ensure the safety of staff in this new Covid world and worker’s rights if they are returning from abroad and having to quarantine.
Episode 5: Selling my business with Simon Robinson
On Business with the Fun Guys
This week on Business with the Fun Guys we had our very own Simon Robinson discussing the ins and out of selling a business. We talk about the personal implications as well as the more technical aspects of selling a business. Hosts - Ed Surman & Louis Duncan Guest - Simon Robinson Producer - Louis Duncan Music - Americas
#68: Simon Robinson, global managing editor, Thomson Reuters
Always Take Notes
Simon and Eleanor speak with Simon Robinson, global managing editor at Thomson Reuters. Simon joined the news service in 2010 and ran investigations and enterprise reporting in Europe, Middle East and Africa for six years, editing major series on Iran, Russia and migration. Between 2017 and 2019 he was regional editor for EMEA, running Reuters' biggest region. Between 1995 and 2010, Simon was a correspondent and then editor for Time magazine, reporting from more than 50 countries. Simon spoke about what the work of a newswire involves and how it has changed, his own career progression from starting out in Australia to foreign correspondency, and the changing aspirations of the journalists he manages.You can find us online at alwaystakenotes.com, on Twitter @takenotesalways, and on Facebook at facebook.com/alwaystakenotes. Our crowdfunding page is patreon.com/alwaystakenotes. Always Take Notes is presented by Eleanor Halls and Simon Akam, and produced by Nicola Kean. Our music is by Jessica Dannheisser and our logo was designed by James Edgar.
#018 Simon Robinson - Hattingley Sparkling & Wines GB Chairman
Humans of Hospitality
British wine use to have a reputation, but not one we wanted. Now it's taking on the French at their own game with some of the best sparkling in the world. As chair of Wine GB Simon is the perfect guest to chat to to find out why and how. If you’d said to Simon Robinson in 2008 that his Hattingley Valley vineyards would have the capacity – in a really good year – to produce 580,000 bottles of wine…or that his sparkling rose would be crowned a world champion, he would have said you were crackers. And yet, in just over a decade, Hattingley and other GB newcomers have done brilliantly in what is a very old industry…even though in the early days our efforts were written off as being poor copies of German varieties like Riesling and Muller-Thergau. In this conversation you’ll discover why our sparkling wines are now doing so well and why Simon calls his sector ‘agriculture on steroids’: it will make your eyes water when you do and you’ll wonder why on earth he gave up his partner position at a city law firm to go on such a rollercoaster...
"You can't be coach centred in disability sport....you can try but good luck!!" - A conversation with Simon Robinson
The Talent Equation Podcast
Simon Robinson is a basketball coach working with athletes with intellectual disabilities. In this fascinating discussion he explains why a constraints led methodology is essential for him to effectively help these individuals learn and improve. In this podcast we discuss...- The challenges of working with athletes from different cultures and different levels of impairment- How the developmental history of athletes can get in the way of their improvement- How he manages the challenge point so as not of create too much mental and emotional strain- How modifications to children's sport could really help their later developmentThis is a fascinating listen for all coaches working with any athletes of any ability. Enjoy
With over 18 years in the exhibiting and publishing world, Simon Robinson speaks about the special focus he's put into biennial business trade show Mediatech Africa 2017 and what attendees can look forward to this year.