We’ve been hitting the airwaves with Small Town Rules. Here are a couple of recent radio shows. Author and small business expert Barbara Weltman featured Becky on Build Your Business Radio (WSRadio.com): Build Your Business Radio Interview Brian Sullivan and Pat Madden featured Becky on The Entrepreneurial Moment radio show (KCTE in the Kansas […]
Longshoremen and the loss of geographic advantage
The rise of containerized shipping and intermodals has completely remade the shipping industry, and it serves as a model for the change in the entire economy. The New York Times profiled the changes to jobs at New York area ports, in On the Waterfront, the Rise of the Machines. The old way of distributing work […]
Big boxes are getting smaller
Big-box stores are getting smaller. Because so many big box retail chains are cutting back on store sizes, Barry Shlachter writes in the Fort Worth Star Telegram that this is a national trend. It’s also one of the Small Town Rules, where we know that bigger isn’t always better. A few juicy quotes from the […]
Small Town Rules hits Talk Radio X
James Lowe interviewed Becky for his Talk Radio X show. We talked about where the concept came from, the process of writing when we were based in different towns, and about connecting customer service to culture and place.