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Welcome to the Intrepid Entrepreneur, the Podcast for Kristin Carpenter-Ogden’s community and coaching + consulting business for passion-driven entrepreneurs, IntrepidEntrepreneur.net.

If you’re an entrepreneur – or in training to be one – and if you’re looking for inspiration, insights, resources, training and community support to help you get after your next best step or investment, you’re in the right place. The Intrepid Entrepreneur is here to inspire and support business owners who are hell bent on up-leveling their businesses and brands while safeguarding the vision of The Entrepreneurial Lifestyle. Friends don’t let friends be consumed by their start-ups and companies…

Join Kristin as she interviews inspirational and highly motivated business owners who are continually building their businesses and brands to support their lives, as they make their mark and drive innovation in the world through the passion they put into the businesses that they build!

Check out my most recent podcasts and show notes below

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Robin Enright

The Power of Story with Robin Enright There is no better way to connect with someone than through story. Stories transmit emotion on a...

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Kristin Armstrong

Grit, Determination, and Long-Term Success with Olympian Cyclist Kristin Armstrong Everyone is on a journey, striving to better themselves, to accomplish more in...

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Scott McGuire

Scott McGuire, President, The Mountain Lab Website: www.themountainlab.com Scott McGuire is a 20-year veteran of the outdoor industry and in that time, he’s served numerous roles...

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Mark Anders

Creative Living with Mark Anders Mark Anders - writer, photographer, all-around adventurer - talks with Kristin this week on the Intrepid Entrepreneur. They discuss his...

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Oliver Steffen

An Interview with Indie SnowSports Founder, G3’s Oliver Steffen Oliver Steffen founded G3 (Genuine Guide Gear), an independent, design-savvy leader of hardgoods and accessories...

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Fourth Quarter Stretch – Bring it!

We’re almost at the end of September, and as entrepreneurs, we are now officially in the fourth-quarter stretch.  I don’t know about you, but I have a love-hate relationship with the fourth quarter. I love it...

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Jenny Kassan

Get Creative Raising Capital with Jenny Kassan I L*O*V*E this podcast. Why? Because you will learn solutions around something that keeps many of us...

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Hud Knight

From Gear to Beer – One Entrepreneur’s Journey In the span of a 12-year career at Backcountry.com, a pioneering e-tailer in the active outdoor lifestyle...

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Chris Crawford

RinseKit Inventor Chris Crawford Goes Big! Chris Crawford knew he was wired differently from the time he was in grade school. He was that kid...

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Zander Nosler

Zander Nosler of Kitsbow Mountain Biking Apparel on Staying Passion Driven Zander Nosler and his business partner Charlie Cronk are self-described “complete nerds” for the...

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Linda Balfour

How to Create Positive Impact with Your Brand - An Interview with Linda Balfour, of KEEN Footwear’s Live Monumental! KEEN launched its Live Monumental initiative...

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Luis Benitez

Colorado’s Outdoor Recreation Economy has a brand-new leader in Luis Benitez – what does this mean for your business? Luis Benitez stepped into his new...

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Steve Casimiro

Keeping Integrity and Vision in the Ever-Changing Publishing Industry: The Steve Casimiro Interview Adventure Journal (AJ), founded in 2008, is an online magazine devoted to...

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George Hincapie

Big George Goes Big in Business -- The George Hincapie Interview In 2012, George Hincapie retired from being one of the most well-known professional road...

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Beaver Theodosakis

On Lead with Heart and Soul: An Interview with Beaver Theodosakis, Founder of PrAna Many words can be used to describe Beaver Theodosakis, who founded...

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Marc Nager

A Micro Accelerator / Incubator Drops the Clutch with Big News! Six years ago, Marc Nager was sitting on his couch after losing his job,...

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Selene Yeager

Going BIG with Pro Cyclist and Author Selene Yeager Selene Yeager redefines what it means to be a working mom. She’s a pro cyclist who...

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Steve Sullivan

Bridging the Mountain Life to Business and Branding A serial entrepreneur in the outdoor industry, Steve Sullivan (Sulli) is Kristin’s guest this week on The...

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Michele Flamer

Sales Consultant Michele Flamer on the Retail Landscape Michele Flamer is a sales and training development management professional with a decade of leadership under her...

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Chris Sugai

This is how we Roll! An Interview with Chris Sugai of Niner Bikes What’s the common thread between F1 Racing, poker, window tinting and mountain...

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Rue Mapp

The Mapp to Discovering Natural Places This week, Kristin Carpenter-Ogden interviews Rue Mapp, Founder and CEO of Outdoor Afro on the Intrepid Entrepreneur podcast. In...

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Justin Sisley

Early in the Path of Starting Up? Then Listen Up! Are you new to the entrepreneurial world? Do you want to connect with other Early...

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Shane Cooper

DeFeeting the Competition – An Interview with Shane Cooper of DeFeet Socks. Yes, socks. DeFeet socks, to be precise. Kristin talks with Shane Cooper of...

Wednesday night's MIT Enterprise Forum of the Central Coast featured several panelists discussing the economic implications of technology, including Thea Chase, managing director of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

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adVentures in Telluride – A Talk with Thea Chase of TVA Do you want to know more about how to get funding, how to write...

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Mark Ontiveros

Riding into Retail – An Interview with Mark Ontiveros of West End Bikes. Mark Ontiveros, retail guru and co-founder of West End Bikes in Portland,...

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Matt Hunckler

An Interview with Verge’s founder, Matt Hunckler NOTE: Today, The Intrepid Entrepreneur podcast welcomes serial entrepreneur Matt Hunckler. Matt is not from the active outdoor...

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Chris Carmichael

Training for Success: A powerful and motivating talk with Chris Carmichael of CTS Training Chris Carmichael of CTS Training and his drive behind creating a...

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Keir Dillon

Listening In on Greatness - An interview with Keir Dillon of Frends Listen in to learn how ex-professional snowboarder and TV commentator Keir Dillon co-founded...

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Wes Allen

Grassroots’ President Wes Allen Talks about How Outdoor Specialty Retailers are Driving Their Own Brand Of Innovation in a Community Near You. Wes Allen is...

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Gina Begin

A public service announcement to the Living Uber Entrepreneurial Community: Be advised that Gina Begin (pronounced Beige-in) is going to be a regular guest of...

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Michael T. Wallenfels

Michael T. Wallenfels, founder/CEO of Outdoor Pursuits Consulting, LLC. Mike Wallenfels, is about to drop in on the one-year mark on his consulting company, Outdoorpursuitsconsulting.com....

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Jen Judge

Jen Judge is the owner of Jen Judge Photography. She kept asking me why I included her as an interviewee on The Intrepid Entrepreneur. Let...

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Diane Wren

Diane Wren and Mike Pfotenhauer are co-majority owners and co-founders of Osprey Packs, a 40-year-old, independently owned pack brand in the outdoor, bike, snow,...

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Dimity McDowell

Another Mother Business Woman | Featuring Dimity McDowell of Another Mother Runner. This introductory episode features Dimity McDowell co-founder of Another Mother Runner. Kristin speaks...