#85: Steven Bardin – Owner of Texas Pro Lake Management
Welcome back! We’ve got the great Steven Bardin in the studio to discuss his business: Texas Pro Lake Management. We discuss fishing for fun vs. food, why college might not be necessary anymore, how Steven has grown his business and a whole lot more. Enjoy!
Tarleton Department of Wildlife and Natural Resources
(2:54) – Introducing Steven
(3:36) – Steven’s upbringing and career
(8:38) – What got you interested in fishing in the first place?
(12:38) – Fishing for fun vs. for food
(15:14) – Does Mother Nature cull the population?
(17:46) – Is there a revenue opportunity farmers and ranchers should consider with a day pond?
(18:47) – How big is Ten Acre Lake?
(20:25) – Do you like school?
(23:50) – Do you think college is necessary anymore?
(38:25) – How many people work for you?
(39:33) – What are you going to do about your company name when you’re worldwide?
(41:06) – With your hiring standards how has it been for you to hire the people you want?
(45:38) – How do you approach price negotiation?
(49:50) – How do you feel so confident in passing up customers?
(52:06) – What is your end goal for the company?
(55:13) – How do you approach marketing?
(59:59) – Why don’t you have any kids?
(1:04:01) – Is there anything you would like to say that you haven’t had a chance to?