Welcome back to the new season of the Growing Small Towns Podcast! Oh man, we are so excited to be back with a routine and a schedule and new episodes and new things in the works, we just can’t even.
This episode is a solocast with Rebecca talking about loving on our locals—sure, we want to invite people into our small towns, but are we doing that at the expense of the people who already live there?
In this episode, we cover:
Why businesses that mean it when they say “Our people are our most important asset,” are the ones who are going to be the most successful, and why our small towns should think like those kinds of businesses
Becoming tourism-focused at the expense of the small town’s culture and residents
Why we need to reward the regular Joes (and Jolenes, obviously) for the amazing things they’re doing—big and small—that make our small towns better places to be
How we can increase the “20” in the 80/20 rule
How the rule-enforcing entities of small towns (necessary! We need those!) can become less roadblock-y and more set-the-tone-y.
How to Combat Apathy In Small Towns with Jeff Siegler: https://www.growingsmalltowns.org/post/episode99
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