Cliff Notes Podcast: Lead manufacturing

Cliff Notes Podcast: Lead manufacturing
When you need to move a mountain talk with experience

29: How to Niche business to improve focus, Jason Resnick helps us better align with customers
Jan 30 • 45 min
This episode of lead manufacturing, Jason Resnick talks Niching to host Tristan Bailey. Jason runs his own business and for many years helping independents and business build recurring revenue through better specialisation. He walks me though a…
28: Applegate procurement marketplace with Jack Richards, tips to make more business
Dec 16, 2019 • 24 min
This episode Jack Richards is the Marketing Manager at Applegate on the role of bringing your best game to selling and buying on a Procurement Marketplace. Tips for improving your conversions, readiness for possible Brexit, and where does this service fit…
27: How Comms for Manufacturing can Excel with Dale Parmenter of DRPG
Nov 15, 2019 • 27 min
Dale Parmenter Founder & group CEO of DRP Group has been in the presentation and communication industry for over 40 years. He left school with one goal: to run his own business. Today DRPG is recognised as one of the leading presentation and communication…
26: Mark Amphlett Plastic Injection Moulding and Manufacturing
Oct 30, 2019 • 17 min
Get into discussing management and growth in the UK manufacturing with Plastic Injection Moulding with Mark Amphlett, former General Manager at Amtek. A determined and passionate GM and Director, with experience of leading and developing individuals, and…
25: Gary Ramsey Iterating faster with a nimble Digital Transformation
Sep 18, 2019 • 42 min
Gary Ramsey on the Cliff Notes podcast. Gary is a business leader with 12 years experience of IoT and Digital Transformation at Avnet. He shared some of his visions of the near future in management and manufacturing. As business gets more complex and…
24: Katy Toms Returns from STEM Malawi Engineering Expedition
Aug 6, 2019 • 22 min
Katy Toms is an accomplished Civil Engineer and we caught up after she and the large group of women returned from Malawi Expedition. The passion she has for working with others and having a possible effect on the community with Engineering shows through…
23: Manufacturing using OEE performance improvement with Joern Steinbeck
Jul 2, 2019 • 26 min
How can you get more effective production from the same machines? For OEE Joern Steinbeck starts with Availability, Efficiency and Quality to monitor overall throughput of process not people, and see if you can find waste to remove and turn into profit.…
22: Women’s Engineering Expedition to STEM Build Malawi
May 4, 2019 • 30 min
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…
21: Using Contracts for Imports, Exports and Brexit clauses with Giles Dixon
Apr 22, 2019 • 19 min
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…
20: Robots move STEM kids from Sheffield to China
Feb 26, 2019 • 11 min
Kirin has been going along to the Discovery STEM robotics club for a few months, and was able to take part in the UK WER competition. He was on a successful team and then invited to the winners trip to represent UK in China at the World finials. The first…
19: Electrical and Interiors PR supporting Sales with Suzi Baker
Jan 18, 2019 • 33 min
Suzi has been working inside companies on marketing and PR for British manufacturing business for many years. The effect promotion work can raise a companies brand, and that it can also be an enabler. Working with interior designers and creatives to come…
18: Talking APIs evolving serverless with Rob Allen
Nov 23, 2018 • 27 min
Rob specialises in web APIs and working with modernising legacy software for companies. The development agency Nineteen Feet. A published author and long term public speaker who also contributes to Open Source projects including leadership roles. Rob has…
17: Alex Gassman STEM apprentice journey from BAE to Eibach
Oct 27, 2018 • 24 min
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. Alex contact…
16: Nicky Raby takes stress out of running own business
Sep 25, 2018 • 33 min
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. “Do more of what you…
15: Salli Jaaska ERP Expert
Jul 20, 2018 • 27 min
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 an ERP system by blending it to the IT not IT first. Linkedin…
14: Pragmatic GDPR with Michael Bailey
May 21, 2018 • 36 min
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…
13: Katy Toms Civil Engineering and STEM
Apr 11, 2018 • 22 min
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 herself nominated for all her work for Top…
12: Tony Denyer offer interim CTO
Mar 20, 2018 • 27 min
Tony Denyer works as Interim CTO for hire, with his consulting business he offers to lead and grow your technical team, and deliver digital projects at scale. We talk about business of considering outsourcing your work, or bringing in more…
11: Malcolm Myers on LabVIEW for QA testing
Mar 1, 2018 • 22 min
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.
10: Darren Teague - R&D on Fitness product HighRoller
Jan 4, 2018 • 21 min
Darren Teague strength and conditioning coach working with a variety of athletes including professional footballers, cricketers and athletics. Having used foam rollers and other muscle release tools I can honestly say I have not come across anything as…
09: Joe Reynolds MTDCNC marketing UK mfg
Aug 4, 2017 • 20 min
Joe Reynolds is an experienced engineer with a specific expertise in cutting tool and machine tool management. All round cutting tool knowledge from design and manufacture to application and sales, in the boardroom or the shop floor. Read more at…
08: Sam Watts of MakeReal on Practical use of VR
May 5, 2017 • 39 min
Sam Watts Director of Immersive Tech at MakeReal making serious fun for learning, training and new games with VR, AR, MR and physical products. Read more at Twitter follow
07: Analytics adds another dimension to UX with Luke Hay
Mar 22, 2017 • 28 min
Luke Hay, Analytics and UX Consultant with over 15 years industry experience in all forms of website management. Talks with me about his new book Researching UX - Analytics: Understanding is the Heart of Great UX . By the end of this book, you’ll have a…
06: Getting Digital Manufacturing into production line with Physical Digital
Jan 31, 2017 • 35 min
Steve Fletcher, Business Development, Physical Digital. The big change is the use of Digital Manufacturing, collecting and using data intelligently through the manufacturing process and the products life cycle. Standardisation of systems and workflows…
05: Kewazo, building scaffolding robots for Industry 4.0
Dec 20, 2016 • 29 min
Ekaterina Grib, Business Development & Marketing at Kewazo, With a vision to develop robotic-based systems controlled by Artificial Intelligence. The pilot system will evolve from scaffolding assembly system into a frame of swarm robotics that will change…
04: Kyle Akerman brings Analytics to B2B
Dec 10, 2016 • 34 min
Kyle Akerman, Web Analytics Consultant, Leveraging digital analytics to drive lead generation. Working with B2B clients to audit and connect their web analytics to business goals and get more traffic. Read more at
03: [Guest host] Building Relationships with Influencers w/ Kai Davis
Nov 18, 2016 • 28 min
Co-hosting on a Podcast on relationships and speaking An interview with Kai Davis, an outreach consultant and author of many books such as The Outreach Blueprint, to learn what we can do reach influencers and grow our network.…
02: Dave Delaney shows Improv can Improve Networking
Nov 16, 2016 • 30 min
Dave Delaney, award-winning social media marketing consultant and professional speaker specializing in social media strategy, content marketing, and business networking. Read more at Contact Tweet…
01: Marcus Blankenship leading engineering team
Nov 14, 2016 • 22 min
Marcus Blankenship, Management consultant, trainer and executive coach for software managers and leaders. He helps you hire the right people, create the right culture, and setup the right process which achieves your goals. Read more at…