Growing Small Towns Blog + Podcast

Welcome to the Growing Small Towns Blog and Podcast where you can listen to the latest episodes of the Growing Small Towns show, a bi-weekly podcast dedicated to sharing the best of what’s working in small towns and receive updates about the Growing Small Towns Innovation Lab, events, and programs. Hang around long enough, your growth is guaranteed.

Ep. 72 Fostering Regional Collaboration

Ep. 72 Fostering Regional Collaboration

Fostering Regional Collaboration with Brodie Mueller and Carly Pochop of The Rural Revolution Podcast and The Market on the Plaza It’s our first-ever crossover episode! Our guests today are Brodie Mueller and Carly Pochop. Both successful business owners in the rural...

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Is everything “figureoutable”?

Is everything “figureoutable”?

If you've never heard the phrase, "Everything is figureoutable", I (this is Rebecca here) won't say you've been living under a rock—you just might not be that into business books, and that's totally OK. This is the title of a business book written by Marie Forleo in...

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Ep. 71 Creative Placemaking in Small Towns

Ep. 71 Creative Placemaking in Small Towns

Judy Larson, writer, musician, and artist, can’t remember a time when she wouldn’t have considered herself a “creative”. On today’s show, she shares her journey of embracing her own creativity, nurturing those skills and talents in others, and the impact it’s had on...

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Ep. 70 Holding a Vision for Small Towns

Ep. 70 Holding a Vision for Small Towns

From an early age, today’s guest, Amy Suda, knew that being an entrepreneur would be her future. Being born and raised in Grafton ND, and marrying her high school sweetheart, she also knew that when the time was right, she’d open her business in her hometown. In this...

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Ep. 69 Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Small Towns

Ep. 69 Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Small Towns

Are rural communities the future hotspot for entrepreneurship? Today’s guest, Jordan DeGree, founder of the Rural Ideas Network, sits down with us to share why he believes they are, and what it means for those of us living and working in rural America. We talk about...

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Ep. 68 Defining Growth Differently in A Small Town

Ep. 68 Defining Growth Differently in A Small Town

Welcome to the brand new Growing Small Towns Show! We are so stinking excited to roll out our first episode of this new season and in today's episode, you get a guest host! Nicole Pond, founder of The Yellow Bird, an online skincare company that makes exceptional and...

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Teaser Episode: Introducing The Growing Small Towns Show!

Teaser Episode: Introducing The Growing Small Towns Show!

In this teaser episode, we are excited to introduce The Growing Small Towns Show! Your host, Rebecca Undem, shares all the things you need to know about why we're rebranding the show, the reasons for these changes, and what to look forward to in the coming...

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