Josh sits down with Flying Squirrel Outfitters founder Brian Carraway. Flying Squirrel Outfitters doesn't just stand out with a unique hammock design, they stand for a cause. After Brian moved from Seattle to Chang Mai in northern Thailand, he fell deeply into the world of entrepreneurship bringing his passion for hammocks with him. With that, he wanted to create a business model that would help raise the quality of life from some of the small villages in northern Thailand. We were lucky enough to sit down and listen to Brian's story; challenges, feats of success, and how his company is bringing steady work, a better wage, and a monumentally more comfortable work environment to seamstresses in the village of Chang Mai.
Josh sits down with ReddyYeti founder. The ReddyYeti crew reflect on a year of podcasting, the biggest dollar amount giveaway for ReddyYeti to date, and some of the hurdles we’ve overcome while making the podcast! Drew takes the helm of the podcast and puts Josh and Matt in the hot seat, firing off both personal and technical questions about ourselves and ReddyYeti
Josh sits down with OutdoorFest founder Sarah Knapp. Sarah was a woman of two worlds before starting OutdoorFest and Mappy Hour. Having lived in both NYC and Utah, her passion for the culture of the city and love and need for the outdoors created the spark to start something to help city dwellers break out of their urban cage. In this episode of the ReddyYeti Podcast Sarah walks us through how she went from pursuing a career in academia to venturing off and finding the road less travelled by creating OutdoorFest and Mappy Hour. Join us as we gain a little more insight on the good, the bad, and the glory of starting and planning outdoor events from the ground up.
Josh sits down with MPOWERD founder John Salzinger. When it comes to the outdoor industry and sustainability most people will often think of environmental sustainability. However, MPOWERD goes beyond this idea and bring social sustainability into the picture; the sustainability of human life. John Salzinger, started MPOWERD with social change at the forefront of his mind but, this didn’t start with MPOWERD, it’s been a lifelong passion of his. In this episode of the ReddyYeti Podcast John shares his experiences, his approach, and his reasoning with the steps he takes to turn MPOWERD into an engine of goodwill. Join us as John walks us through what a B corp and Benefit corporation are, where his inspiration for MPOWERD came from, and more about his crusade against kerosine.