Season 6 | Forestry Consultants | Episode 4

#89 | Service through consulting forestry

December 5, 2018 | Steve Templin, ACF

Steve Templin, ACF is President of Templin Forestry, Inc., a Certified Forester, a Certified Appraiser, a Licensed Real Estate Broker, and an SAF Fellow.  Steve has a diverse background and has been a Consulting Forester for the last 39 years.  Steve is also a Distinguished Alumnus of Northern Arizona University where he earned his B.S. degree in Forestry in 1979.  On today’s show, Steve shares how he discovered Forestry Consulting, provides advice for aspiring professionals, and how joining the Association of Consulting Foresters has helped his career.  Steve counsels that “Details matter, when you are providing services for the business of forestry.”  Listen to Steve’s interview for inspiration as he tells how he found his passion for forestry, and subscribe to Leadership Nature today!

Key Takeaways:

[1:10] A message from Leadership Nature.

[1:45] A quick intro about Steve’s background.

[4:10] How did Steve get into forestry and natural resources?

[10:00] Steve always knew he wanted to be a consulting forester, even when he was in school!

[14:20] Steve feels so blessed that he was able to get into consulting forestry early on in his career.

[18:00] Steve credits his wife, Celia, for helping him enjoy his life more without worrying about the money. She helped him change his mindset and perspective.

[19:25] How has ACF helped Steve throughout his career?

[23:30] How does Steve teach/inspire his employees to always do better?

[26:20] What advice does Steve have for aspiring foresters?

[30:25] What is Steve working on these days?

Mentioned in This Episode:
Steve’s Website: www.Templinforestry.com
Steve on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/steve-templin-b5626622/
ACF’s Website: www.ACF-foresters.org
SAF’s Website: www.Eforester.org


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