Compensation Comes in Many Forms

Compensation Comes in Many Forms

A few years ago I had a lengthy conversation with a very progressive, high level executive about the topic of social media, brand growth and ROI.  Given that his career had spanned decades, continents and cultures, he provided me with some valuable guiding thoughts which I have summarized below. “Human nature dictates we believe more [...]

Outdoor CEOs Harness the Power of Social Media

Outdoor CEOs Harness the Power of Social Media

During the last three years, I have witnessed an interesting transformation taking place within the outdoor industry. Each month, more and more outdoor CEO’s learn to harness the power of Social Media through Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Youtube. These Chief Executive Officers are modern day connectors – much like the infamous Boston silversmith, Paul Revere. If Paul Revere was alive today, he most likely would be a Social Media user with thousands of Twitter followers and Facebook friends. Stay with me on this for a moment…

PowerHunters: Interview with Sportsman Brian King

PowerHunters: Interview with Sportsman Brian King

Introducing #PowerHunter Brian King. Brian may not do a ton of blogging or tweeting as he will say but if you are looking for an authentic outdoor voice be sure to check him out at http://www.heybjk.com/ where you will find everything from how to sharpen a knife to great cooking recipes. Hope you enjoy learning a [...]

PowerHunters: Interview with Chris Larsen of Foremost Outdoors

PowerHunters: Interview with Chris Larsen of Foremost Outdoors

“The #PowerHunters series is dedicated to the men and women who hunt, fish, love the outdoors and use social media to connect to their audience.” Bulls & Beavers is proud to introduce Chris Larsen of Foremost Outdoors. Chris Larsen is producer and host of Foremost Outdoor Television and writer for Foremosthunting.com . Chris can also be [...]

Opening Day: SHOTShow 2011

Opening Day: SHOTShow 2011

Outdoor industries largest Shooting and Hunting Trade Show opened for the 33rd edition. Buyers from 100 countries and all 50 states have come to Las Vegas for the most comprehensive trade show for shooting sports professionals.The show comes at a time when when we as American citizens realize the importance of our Second Amendment more [...]

How to Survive & Thrive in the Extreme Cold

How to Survive & Thrive in the Extreme Cold

When I awoke this morning, the thermometer was -2 degrees and the forecast was for more snow. Over the last week we have all watched the temperatures drop to record lows and witnessed travelers stranded on freeways and in airports. For those of us who like to hunt, fish, snow shoe, hike and play in the [...]

Fishing for Giant Brown Trout in New Zealand Was a Trip of a Lifetime

Fishing for Giant Brown Trout in New Zealand Was a Trip of a Lifetime

Having  just returned from an amazing outdoor adventure in New Zealand, I am still recovering from the whirlwind trip where I fished on some of the best lakes  including, Lake Moeraki and braided rivers that New Zealand has to offer.  New Zealand is known for its beautiful country, pristine rivers, majestic mountains and BIG brown trout.  This time [...]

The Day after Christmas, December 26th 2009

It is the day after Christmas, December 26th, 2009 and all of the snow from our Christmas Eve 2009 winter storm is gone.  Yesterday afternoon the temperatures did go into the 50’s, barely, but with the sun that took care of the remaining evidence that we did indeed have a White Christmas here in North Texas for the first time since 1924.  As my friend Steven at My Life Outdoors commented, we don’t get snow in Texas very often so when we do it’s a big deal.

10 Tips to Breaking out of the Concrete Jungle.

10 Tips to Breaking out of the Concrete Jungle.

10 Tips to Break out of the Concrete Jungle The other day I spoke to a good friend who told me how lucky I am to live where I do and to not take it for granted. He reminded me of the pros and cons that come with living in a big city, commuting to [...]

Kansas man crafts hunting bows

Kansas man crafts hunting bows

Wichita, Kan. (AP) – For a guy who loves the outdoors, Dave Beeler doesn’t get there very often.