You were not created to play small.



Our guest on today’s show is Becky McCray, lifelong small-town entrepreneur and co-founder of Save Your.Town, where she shares insights from her real-world experience as a business owner and cattle rancher. 

Currently living in Hopeton, Oklahoma, a community of 30 people, Becky joins the show to talk about how to make our rural communities “idea-friendly” and how to engage people early in the planning process.

Most small towns struggle to find volunteers when hosting events. Starting new initiatives or getting different ideas off the ground can feel like an uphill battle.

Becky’s strategies to start small, engage people early, and let go of some of the details will encourage all of us to think differently about how to make things happen in our own communities.

Be sure to complete the Rural Challenges survey that Becky and her co-founder, Deb, are conducting now. You can access it HERE.

Also, follow Becky on social on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

Her practical perspective is featured at her highly-ranked website, Small Biz Survival, and in her award-winning book, Small Town Rules

Her goal is to deliver practical steps you can put into action right away to shape the future of your town.  


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