November 10, 2020

Kirk Ohly- His super power is connecting people. [EP 245]

Kirk is a master at connecting people, connecting brands, people with brands, and so on. We talk about his experience attending numerous outdoor shows, what he’s up to these days, and plenty more . . .         Please give us a…
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Kirk Ohly- His super power is connecting people. [EP 245]
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Show Notes

Rick Saez
Rick Saez
Kirk Ohly- His super power is connecting people. [EP 245]
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Kirk is a master at connecting people, connecting brands, people with brands, and so on. We talk about his experience attending numerous outdoor shows, what he’s up to these days, and plenty more . . .   Facebook Twitter Instagram   The Outdoor Biz Podcast   Please give us a rating and review HERE   Show Notes Sponsors

Eastern Mountain Sports

Tee Public

Things we talked about

Straub Collaborative

Outdoor Retailer

Junto

Super Pacific USA

Speedy Moto

Weekly Outdoor Group: Outdoor F.R.I.E.N.D.S.

Camber Outdoors

Trew Gear

Paiute Palace

Advice

I’ve mentioned that I came to the outdoor business later in my career. Most of your guests will talk about either being a rep or working in a local outdoor gear shop. I think that’s a really good first step. I think you’re gonna learn about the industry. You’re going to meet people. If you pay attention, the reps are gonna talk to you, and then conversations happen. And then that gets parlayed into the next step. That to me is a really good way. Something else when talking about the OR shows as a first-timer or something, someone young in the industry, I think going to the sessions is going to set you apart. And I think going to the different talks is going to set you apart. As we mentioned, it’s so easy to just show up for the happy hours and you’re going to have great conversations, but going to some of the talks and the breakout sessions, you’re really gonna see who’s leading the industry. Who’s going to be a good mentor who can answer good questions, et cetera, et cetera. 

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“Welcome back friends”

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Favorite Gear

Hammock

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