#37 Mayor Bud Starker: Most Interesting Mayor In America

“People respond to being listened to and being perceived that you’ve treated them fairly” Welcome everyone and thanks for tuning in to episode 37 of the It Matters To Me Podcast, a show that celebrates the random through 1-on-1 conversations with people and the passions they pursue.”

#35 Eric Christianson: Authentic Leadership

“If you’re not vested in the mission; if you’re not trusting your leadership, personally, like do they care about you and if you’re not having fun, you know it’s time to go”

#18 Eric Morris: The N.onT.ypical Outdoorsman increasing minority participation in hunting

Eric is also a 3-time combat veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. He uses the lessons he learned from that part of his life both on a hunt and growing his brand that aims to increase diversity in the sport of hunting

#17 Carlee Koutnik: Deputy Director of Colorado Parks & Wildlife

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is a nationally recognized leader in conservation, outdoor recreation, and wildlife management. The agency manages 41​ state parks, more than 350 state wildlife areas, and a host of recreational programs. Reaping the benefits of their work as much as I do, I thought it’d make for a great episode to talk to someone from CPW and I was absolutely right!

#15 Mike Wardian: Defining “relentless” as a professional ultra-runner

A professional runner who not only won the infamous 2020 Quarantine Backyard Ultra but who also has the world record for running a marathon in both a Spiderman costume and dressed as Elvis. All while being a husband and father, owning his own ship brokering business, and being a bee-keeper because why the hell not, right!?

#1 Chris Ward: Life lessons from ultra-running

In this very first episode of the “It Matters To Me” podcast, I have a conversation with long-time friend and fellow ultra-runner, Chris Ward.Chris is also the host of his own incredibly lighthearted and always entertaining show, Like A Bigfoot, that comes out every Friday. Usually pertaining to some type of physical or endurance challenge,Continue reading “#1 Chris Ward: Life lessons from ultra-running”