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Every week, thousands of sporting events take place across the UK. Whilst most of the attention goes on what happens on the field of play, there are tens of thousands of people that work hard to get these events to happen. David Lynam, Founder of London based Kaizen Ticketing, goes behind the scenes to talk to people involved in various sports at all levels. From club owners & CEOs, to service providers, broadcasters, administrators and volunteers, David gets their unique take on the industry and shines a light on some of the great work that goes on behind the scenes.

Every week, thousands of sporting events take place across the UK. Whilst most of the attention goes on what happens on the field of play, there are tens of thousands of people that work hard to get these events to happen. David Lynam, Founder of London based Kaizen Ticketing, goes behind the scenes to talk to people involved in various sports at all levels. From club owners & CEOs, to service providers, broadcasters, administrators and volunteers, David gets their unique take on the industry and shines a light on some of the great work that goes on behind the scenes.
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United States

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Every week, thousands of sporting events take place across the UK. Whilst most of the attention goes on what happens on the field of play, there are tens of thousands of people that work hard to get these events to happen. David Lynam, Founder of London based Kaizen Ticketing, goes behind the scenes to talk to people involved in various sports at all levels. From club owners & CEOs, to service providers, broadcasters, administrators and volunteers, David gets their unique take on the industry and shines a light on some of the great work that goes on behind the scenes.

Language:

English

Contact:

0203 858 0709


Episodes

5 Reasons Why Your Non League Football Club Needs a Ticketing System!

5/21/2019
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David Lynam talks about some of the benefits that Kaizen has brought to non league football clubs. An area that most people may think wouldn't benefit from a ticketing system.

Duration:00:24:15

Leon Mann: A Blessed Life in Sport

5/14/2019
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David Lynam talks with Leon Mann about what drives him to make the most out of every day, pushing past your goals and owning a football club.

Duration:00:49:53

Richard Harris: The Ticketing Black Hole

5/7/2019
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David Lynam talks with Richard Harris of the RFU about his long and varied career and the 'black hole' that is the ticketing business.

Duration:00:22:38

Kate Deller: Transformation off the Pitch

4/30/2019
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David Lynam talks with Kate Deller of Hitchin Town FC about the transformation that the club has been through off the pitch.

Duration:00:11:16

Kaizen Update & Future Episodes

4/16/2019
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David Lynam talks reviews the guests on the show so far, the latest developments at Kaizen Ticketing & who is coming up in the next few episodes.

Duration:00:21:36

Paul Webster: Player Development & Wellbeing

4/8/2019
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David Lynam chats with Paul Webster, Essex businessman & former CEO of Billericay Town. They talk about Paul's life in non-league football and his latest venture ISDW, which focusses on the wellbeing of young players.

Duration:00:19:17

Giles Bayliss: The Spirit of Synchro

4/2/2019
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David Lynam talks to Giles Bayliss about the early years of a company ticketing called Synchro Systems, which was eventually acquired by Ticketmaster. The small company from Stoke on Trent accomplished some amazing things during it's rise to the top. Most notably delivering all of the ticketing software for the UEFA Euro 96 tournament in England.

Duration:00:23:39

John Salako: Life After the Game

3/26/2019
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In this episode, David Lynam talks with John Salako about his career as a professional footballer. They also talk about life after football and the importance of the right mindset in both sports and business.

Duration:00:49:08

Kevin Miller: Whitehawk FC - A Club in the Heart of the Community

3/19/2019
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This week David Lynam talks with Kevin Miller, Commercial Director at Whitehawk FC. Kevin reflects on his career in football at all levels of the game and tells us his plans for current club, Whitehawk FC.

Duration:00:31:04

Introduction: What's this all about?

3/1/2019
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David Lynam introduces the Block 101 podcast and gives you an idea of what you can expect in future episodes.

Duration:00:03:13