The Herd Has Spoken is a podcast that tells the story of MuskOx men doing great things with their business, community, and family. Through conversations with leaders and innovators across industries, we’ll come together as a herd to learn how to become better leaders, entrepreneurs, and humans. For more information about MuskOx, you can check out our website at goMuskOx.com.
Darby Hand -- Professional Lumberjack
Since the fifth grade, Darby had the drive to become a lumberjack. Now competing on the professional level, Darby’s mastered competition by way of timber, saw and pure muscle. In 2021 he broke the top 20 of World timberjack professionals, and was awarded the US Stihl Timbersports Rookie Champion, and now is a professional showman on Paula Deen's Lumberjack Feud. Brad and Darby discuss his rise to professional competition, and how he had to recraft a brute force technique in order to excel in the sport.
Corey Miller -- Backpacker & Adventurer Extraordinaire
You know that moment when all your work pays off and you’re finally able to exhale? Brad & Corey talk about the views from the summit after a long challenging hike -- and how that moment can truly change your outlook on life. Corey, an avid adventurer, who finds where he wants to go from satellite imagery rather than trail maps -- talks about how you can get started on your journey towards creating your own epic adventure.
Chad Lubinski -- Ultramarathoner & “Mediocre” Endurance Athlete
The ultimate gratitude reset is a long hike in the mountains. Chad & Brad talk about Chad’s long hikes on the Colorado Trail, John Muir Trail, and Pacific Crest Trail -- and more importantly what he’s learned as part of the journey. Spoiler alert: Body Glide, adapting and finding a way to overcome challenges, and the importance of mentorship are high on the list. Chad and Brad dive deep into an injury in Jiu Jitsu that turned into a catalyst for trail running & a new mantra for Chad: The Obstacle is the Way.
Bill Bass -- Software Developer Turned Organic Farmer
Nearly all of us that spend a lot of time working inside have day-dreamed of quitting the office 9-5 & spending our time pursuing a career working outside underneath the sun, moon, and start. Bill & Brad talk about Bill’s journey where he transitioned from being a software developer to running an organic farm for 10 years. It wasn’t always pretty, and it certainly wasn’t done for the money, but it did allow Bill to live his childhood dream. Brad & Bill dive deep into the state of agriculture today and what we can do as consumers to make a positive impact on the world of agriculture.
Josh York -- Owner of Soft Goods and US Manufacturer
Josh York joins The Herd Has Spoken to chat with Brad about the realities of USA manufacturing and how his American clothing manufacturer, Soft Goods is competing in a global marketplace all from his hometown of Detroit. Josh is proud to source American-made materials locally, and the majority of his team lives within the city of Detroit. As an emerging entrepreneur who works tirelessly to improve the well-being of others through his business ventures, we are grateful to have him as a member of the MuskOx Herd, and grateful to have Soft Goods manufacture the 100% made in America Holden Crew.
Matt Whitman -- Podcaster, YouTuber, Outdoorsmen, & Deep Thinker
Matt Whitman joins The Herd Has Spoken to chat with Brad about adding value, our connection to the outdoors, and the historical significance of the events that are happening today. Matt and Brad dig deep into why now humans are deciding to leave the largest institutions of the decades, including corporations, churches and marriage. Matt is someone who is energized by humor and people, he also released over 1000 pieces of content online through The Ten Minute Bible Hour on YouTube, and The Ten Minute Bible Hour and No Dumb Questions podcasts.
Love the interviews... super interesting guests covering lots of topics. Keep up the great work.
Worth a listen for anyone interested in Leadership
Great podcast for anyone looking to improve their leadership skills. Great interviews and quality content.