The Outdoor Biz Podcast

The Outdoor Biz Podcast

Each week on The Outdoor Biz Podcast you’ll hear genuine conversations with Outdoor Industry Insiders. Iconic founders and leaders from brands like JanSport, Eagle Creek, Fishpond, MPOWERD, Industry Recruiters, Sales, and Marketing Executives, and many more. These industry leaders talk about their careers, tell inspiring outdoor adventure stories, and offer advice and direction on the path you can take to get your job in the industry and grow your Outdoor Career. Hosted by Author, Speaker, Adventurer, and industry insider Rick Saez.... Show More

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October 22, 2020 49 min

Joel Hartter Director of the Masters of the Environment graduate program at CU Boulder talks about leading the new Outdoor Recreation Economy Program.

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Outdoor Recreation Economy: www.colorado.edu/menv

3 Faculty positions (full-time, 10 month) in Outdoor Industry Business & Leadership, Public Lands Policy, and Economic D...

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OMBRAZ launched a new sunglass line after a pair of aviators snapped on a camel safari in the Thar Desert.

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Coalatree

Wolfgang Man & Beast

Things we talked about

OMBRAZ

Indiegogo campaign (gotta watch the video)

Thar Desert

University of Redlands

Pono Ranch

Juki Industrial Sewing Machines

Advice

Jensen- read ...

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Today we’re talking with Colleen Miniuk. Colleen has a new women’s photography workshop called Sheography.​ We talk about her writing and photography, how she got into photography and she offers some great advice if you want to become a writer or photographer. She is also if offering ODBP listeners 10% off Colleen's Guide Books with CODE OBP2020 through the end of the year, go to http://analemmapress.com/​ . Brought to you by C...

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Life Coach and Outdoor Guide Kai Roche talks about Guiding, Outdoor Degrees, Wilderness Therapy, and more from Puerto Rico.

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Things we talked about

Sojourn Consulting

Second Nature

Evoke

Villa San Carlos

Aguadilla, Puerto Rico

Favorite Gear under $100

Leatherman Surge

Connect with Kai

Sojourn Consulting   Facebook   Instagram   Linkedin
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Todd shares his thoughts and solutions. about the increase we've seen in Backcountry use and how it might affect Winter 2020-21.

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Todd shares his thoughts and solutions. about the increase we've seen in Backcountry use and how it might affect Winter 2020-21.

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Mountain Hardwear

Fiverr

About the Winter Wildland...

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Today's guest is Emmy Winning Television Producer and Host Lisa Ballard. She is an award-winning Outdoor writer, photographer, and champion skier… She also paddles, casts a fly rod and shoots straight. We talk about her career, how she became a writer and she has great advice for anyone looking to begin a career writing and photographing in the Outdoor space.

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Today's guest is Chez Chesak Executive Director of the Outdoor Writers Association of America. 
Chez has an impressive outdoor and travel career with previous stops at the Family Travel Association, the Intrepid Group, and the Adventure Travel Trade Association.   Facebook Twitter Instagram   The Outdoor Biz Podcast   Please give us a rating and review HERE   Show Notes

Today's guest is Chez Chesak Executive Director of th...

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Mark Tsigounis and I talk about where he got the idea for an Adventure Flask, it's functionality, and how the Hibear Adventure Flask came to life.

The Swiss Army Knife of Insulated Bottles: Unmatched versatility to pack less & do more. Back their Kickstarter Project HERE

It’s been a couple of years since we caught up at Outdoor Retailer right?

Yeah, it was Summer OR 2019. That was my first outdoor retailer show, and complet...

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Kristin Carpenter is back with us talking about the recent launch of Verde Brand Communications Multi-Channel Marketing Academy. We review the benefits, how the idea came to life, and more.

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Verde Brand Communications

Channel Mastery Podcast

Multi-Channel Marketing Academy

Podcasters Workshop

Online ...

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Scott talks about his first Op-Ed piece for SNEWS, his thoughts on how we, the industry can help mitigate some of the issues related to the increase in outdoor visitation and plenty more.

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Smugmug

Grammarly

Introduction to the Outdoors

I didn't have particularly outdoorsy parents but grew up in a time and place wher...

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Welcome back to the Outdoor Biz Podcast, Today’s guest is Derrick Nehrenberg from TerraQuest. Terraquest is a mobile app you can use to create trail routes with audible-turn-by-turn directions and fun virtual races of all kinds.

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Grammarly

Introduction to the Outdoors

My mom, she didn't like me being ins...

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This is episode number five of the special series I’m doing with Spencer Houser and Peter Williams. We have been following what it's like to develop a new product from scratch and launch a new brand.

We talk about how they came up with their idea, what the initial steps were, and all the wins and challenges along the way. Be sure and go back to the previous 4 episodes if you haven’t heard them. These are “must listen” to anyon...

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Today I’m speaking with Photographer Jim Herrington. Jim’s celebrity portraits include Willie Nelson, Morgan Freeman, Dolly Parton, and his images have appeared in magazines like Rolling Stone and Esquire. He has a fabulous portrait series of many of the climbing legends such as Ricardo Cassin, Royal Robbins, Fred Beckey, and many more in his acclaimed book The Climbers which was awarded the grand prize at the 2017 Banff Book Award...
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Alycia Cavadi from Momentum Media PR talks about how digital changed the landscape of PR in the Outdoor space.

Facebook Twitter Instagram   The Outdoor Biz Podcast   Please give us a rating and review HERE   Show Notes   Adapt and Evolve, The changing landscape of Outdoor Media and PR with Alycia Cavadi How were you introduced to the outdoors? I was really introduced to the outdoors by my dad, which is pretty unlikely. He grew up...
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Jenna Celmer from the Outdoor Dream Jobs Podcast and I talked about her role at Gearmunk, the Facebook Basecamp Group, the future of tradeshows, and much much more.

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Introduction to the Outdoors

It was an accident, but it happened really fast and hard actually. My husband said, let's get into backpacking, let's get int...

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Andy Selters and I got together at the Mountain Rambler Brewery here in Bishop awhile back and Andy entertained us with Stories about Norman Clyde and his Eastern Sierra backcountry hiking and exploring adventures.

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Andy Selters and I got together at the Mountain Rambler Brewery here in Bishop awhile back and Andy entertained...

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In July of last year, 2019 Adam Donahue Business Director over at Dometic and I had a great conversation about Dometic's business and how Overlanding or Vehicle Supported Adventure is growing.

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First Exposure to the Outdoors

I grew up sailing and was fortunate enough to get a job working in the marketing department of a s...

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Steve Casimiro, publisher of the Adventure Journal tells us how they produce fine journalism delivered daily through AJ. I particularly enjoyed his comments about how they stay true to their values and goals of ethical publishing and delivering inspiring stories and high-quality imagery.

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Introduction to the Outdoors

As a suburb...

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Today I'm speaking with Roy Notowitz, President of Noto Group Executive Search. Roy has spent nearly his entire career in the Pacific Northwest.
His work includes founding the Generator Group, he spent time in recruiting at Nike, he’s is a recipient of the SGB 40 Under 40 award and has his own podcast How I Hire.   Facebook Twitter Instagram   The Outdoor Biz Podcast   Show Notes How'd you get introduced to the outdoors? W...
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America Outdoors Executive Director Aaron Bannon is a Casper Wyoming native, spent two years in the Peace Corps and ten years in conservation advocacy before settling in Lander Wyoming to work with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS)

 

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