Outdoors Blog

  • Hunting for a New Perspective

    Posted April 5, 2018
    A women-centered authentic hunting movie that even the non-hunter will appreciate. It's a story that is long overdue in the telling. learn more »
  • What It Takes to be a Great Mentor: Part 2

    Posted March 11, 2018
    n Part 1 of my two-part series on what makes a good hunting mentor, I covered the need to discuss expectations, develop a relationship, positivity, and safety. Today, I’ll cover three more important aspects of mentorship if you are to succeed in becoming a great mentor to new people finding this challenging, yet exciting and healthy activity. learn more »
  • What It Takes to be a Great Mentor: Part 1

    Posted February 28, 2018
    A majority of hunters grow up “learning by osmosis”. I like to say; experiencing it throughout childhood with an experienced adult. For those of us without the fortune to grow up in such fashion, we have to find other options. This could be self-learning or guided learning, i.e. mentors. Here are the first four ways to become a great mentor. learn more »
  • What does customer experience have to do with the outdoors? Everything!

    Posted February 6, 2018

    Credit: Shane Indrebo

    If you haven’t quite figured it out yet, we live in what some call “The Experience Economy.” Read the book with the same name, written by Joseph Pine II and James H. Gilmore and see if you agree. Then, just take a look around. Escape…

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  • 3 ways to ensure the demise of your future archery range

    Posted December 19, 2017

    Some years ago I traveled to a small Minnesota town to check out a “new” archery range. This was before my work on the Archery Park Guide, a tool created to help communities navigate archery range development. The city’s existing range had to be moved and staff… learn more »