Let’s make your resume standout!

“I need a job!” I got this phone call from one of my friends and industry colleagues last week. I started to ask questions on what happened and all she could say that turnover was high and they are doing reorganization. I wish I could say that this is uncommon right now in the industry, but […]

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#Parks4Kids

This National Park System is celebrating it’s 100th birthday and will be highlighting the achievements of the past, but importantly will be focused on the future. In honor of the Centennial the NPS will be launching the “Every Kid in a Park” program. The program is open to every 4th grader in U.S. and they […]

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Run to the Hills

There seems to be a trend with my blog post titles, referencing rock and roll songs, but really I can’t help it. I had a great SIA trade show with a number of successful meetings, presentations, and was featured on the cover of the SIA Daily as a “Women to Watch” – couldn’t have asked […]

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Three minutes with Ski Magazine

Day one of any trade show seems to be when we are the most slammed with appointments with clients, press, athletes, you name it. It doesn’t matter how busy I am, when I hear “Katie, Katie – Ski Magazine is here in the booth can you give them your thoughts on the Marmot  Cheeky Pant”? […]

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The Power of a Thank You Note

After each Christmas or Birthday, one of the things I had to do growing up was sit at the kitchen table and write thank you notes. This was a non-negotiable to my mom (#mamatong), and when you’re in 2nd grade, the time it took to write each note seemed like an eternity (sometimes it was). […]

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Ohh Barracuda….

“Fish on!”, wait not again. Damn, okay everyone get your rods in so (everyone else besides me) could reel in their fish. While on vacation, visiting family in Belize, we decided to go fishing. You know that there is “fishing” and then there is “catching.” Well, everyone else was catchin’ barracuda, I merely was fishing. […]

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Welcome to the Jungle?

Don’t get me wrong – I am an adventurous traveler. In fact, I almost felt guilty that I was actually looking forward to sipping a fruity rum drink while considering my next dip in the Caribbean gulf. But the fourth quarter didn’t disappoint in the outdoor market sales cycle – it was an all-out sprint […]

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