100 episodes

Welcome to The Outdoor Biz Podcast. The Outdoor Biz Podcast is a once per week podcast where Rick Saez interviews leaders in the Outdoor Recreation Business to get their stories, tips, strategies, and ideas that you can apply and take your Outdoor career or business to the next level. Ready to hear some great stories and tips from Executives, Athletes, Designers, Retailers and other outdoor industry leaders? This podcast is the place to be if you are currently in or want to learn about the outdoor industry.

The Outdoor Biz Podcast Rick Saez

    • Entrepreneurship

Welcome to The Outdoor Biz Podcast. The Outdoor Biz Podcast is a once per week podcast where Rick Saez interviews leaders in the Outdoor Recreation Business to get their stories, tips, strategies, and ideas that you can apply and take your Outdoor career or business to the next level. Ready to hear some great stories and tips from Executives, Athletes, Designers, Retailers and other outdoor industry leaders? This podcast is the place to be if you are currently in or want to learn about the outdoor industry.

    208: Kurt Gauss- Leading Design and Innovation at GSI Outdoors

    208: Kurt Gauss- Leading Design and Innovation at GSI Outdoors

    Kurt Gauss of GSI Outdoors is one of our outdoor design wizards making the core product we just can't live without. He has degrees in design from Notre Dame and the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. He's taught product design and led undergraduate and postgraduate programs of electrical and electronic robotics and product design at the University of the West of England and he's led the design efforts for over 13 years at GSI outdoors.

    • 45 min
    207: SuperPacific: #2 Spencer Houser and Peter Williams, From Outdoor Product Idea to Launch

    207: SuperPacific: #2 Spencer Houser and Peter Williams, From Outdoor Product Idea to Launch

    This is episode two of a special series I’m doing with Spencer Houser and Peter Williams as they launch a new brand. We’ll drop a new episode every couple of weeks and talk about how they came up with their idea, the initial steps, and all the wins and challenges along the way.
    If you have questions please send them to rick@ricksaez.com and I’ll be sure and ask the guys in future episodes.

    • 31 min
    206: Steve Gallo- Learn more about OOFOS and their awesome recovery footwear

    206: Steve Gallo- Learn more about OOFOS and their awesome recovery footwear

    Steve Gallo joined OOFOS, the global leader in recovery footwear, as President in February 2018. A professional with more than 25 years of experience in branded footwear, apparel and accessories, Gallo leverages his industry expertise to continue fueling the explosive growth OOFOS has experienced during the past six years.

    • 33 min
    205: Barry and Cathy Beck- Fly Fishing, Adventure and Photography

    205: Barry and Cathy Beck- Fly Fishing, Adventure and Photography

    Barry and Cathy Beck have hosted some of the best fly fishing and photo adventures you’ll find. They have traveled and fished all over the world and produce stunning images of it all.

    • 28 min
    204: SuperPacific- From Outdoor Product Idea to Launch

    204: SuperPacific- From Outdoor Product Idea to Launch

    This is episode one of a special series I’m doing with Spencer Houser and Peter Williams. They are in the early phase of their startup Super Pacific and we thought it would be fun to chronicle what it's like to develop a new product from scratch and launch a new brand.

    We’ll drop a new episode every couple weeks as we talk about how they came up with their idea, what the initial steps were and all the wins and challenges along the way.

    • 29 min
    203: Margaret Newhard- Wigwam Socks, My Favorite Pair

    203: Margaret Newhard- Wigwam Socks, My Favorite Pair

    Outdoor Biz Podcast is excited to share my conversation with sock aficionado, 40 under 40 SGB recipient, family dance party planner and Wigwams director of product management, Margaret Newhard

    • 32 min

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Making a biz out of your love for nature!

I love how this podcasts provides you with all the tools to making something that you love into an actual business where you can not only support for yourself, but thrive!

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Empowering, insightful and actionable! 🔥

Whether you’re well established as an outdoor-business owner, or just getting started carving out a profitable niche that’s ready to grow - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Rick does an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of building a thriving organization, and a life of adventure that you can be proud of - from leaders who’ve actually experienced success themselves. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

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