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George Robson


Degree:

EMBA

Location:

United Kingdom

Industry:

Nutritional supplements

Year:

Sep 2018 - May 2020

I am British and part of an ethnically diverse family. I love to learn, travel and experience new things. I am hoping the EMBA will broaden my knowledge and experience in business and enable me to have a positive impact on the world. I am a retired professional rugby player and coach and I currently work for nutritional supplement company MusclePharm Corporation who are based in the USA, heading up their European Operations.

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Posted by: on March 28, 2019

Chapter 4: Who is Winning in the Business of Sport?

I am passionate about winning – something I rediscovered being a corner man for my friend and Keble College grandfather – (if you ever meet me in person I will try and explain what this means) in his recent fight.  Fraser got in the ring and put it all on the line in hostile territory […]

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Posted by: on January 21, 2019

Chapter Three: What’s meant to happen always does

I believe in timing. I look at the chance encounters, opportunities and happenstance that have lead me to all that I have in my life and I am incredibly grateful. I am more aware than ever, of the complete ownership I have over the things I choose to do and who I choose to do […]

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Posted by: on October 30, 2018

Chapter two: How the EMBA compares to elite level sport

Just like in elite sport; your place in the environment has been earned through talent, hard work and a hunger to always improve. Now it’s time to pick up momentum, welcome to week 2. My Oxford experience, much like rugby, has demanded that I give everything of myself to the cause. This comes from a […]

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Posted by: on September 29, 2018

Chapter one: How to survive and thrive in week one.

1. No matter how smart you think you are, you will need the IT department at the business school to access the internet.  2. Only ever answer a lecturers question with a question. 3. Always ask for more data. 4. MMA stands for Mixed Martial Arts and M&A stands for mergers and acquisitions. 5. Practical […]

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