Season 2, Episode 4: “Women, Wealth and Wow” with Becky McCray [Podcast]

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 4 of the Indie Business Podcast! In this fourth episode of our Women, Wealth and Wow! series, we focus on all things local, rural, and small town with my guest Becky McCray of Small Biz Survival in Alva, Oklahoma … population 4,000 (give or take).

Becky and her husband own a liquor store in Alva, and Becky is a speaker, blogger on author on the important topic of local, small town living with an entrepreneurial twist. Everything she does is geared toward facilitating the success of entrepreneurs on a local level, no matter where they are. Let's talk to Becky NOW!

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When you choose to presume that every single person matters, then you are choosing a much more meaningful life for yourself.

Becky McCray, Small Biz Survival

Season 2, Episode 4: Show Notes

Here are few episode 4 highlights.

  1. Becky's take on how the Internet increases opportunities for people everywhere, at the oocal level in small towns, and especially for women (starting at 3:20).
  2. How Becky's encouragement to “newbies” who may still believe that they can be successful in a small town (starting at 6:16).
  3. It's hard for Becky to imagine what it's like *not* to have a business of her own (starting at 12:30).
  4. The importance of multiple streams of income. (starting at 10:38).
  5. Defining wealth (starting at 15:50).
  6. The liberation of public failure … (“They can't eat you …”) (starting at 18:50).
  7. The impenetrable economic hedge around you (starting at 23:02).
  8. No matter what you think you are going to start with, it's not the end game (starting at 25:26).
  9. How to WOW (starting at 28:00).

Connect with Becky of Small Biz Survival

Small Biz Survival online, and on Facebook, and Twitter.

And if you ever find yourself beerless in Alva, Oklahoma, make sure you are not to far from Allen's retail Liquor Store on Oklahoma Boulevard.

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About Donna Maria Coles Johnson

Donna Maria is an author, podcaster, attorney, and the founder and CEO of the Indie Business Network, providing affordable product liability insurance and mentoring. Donna Maria teaches Makers and Creative Entrepreneurs how to use technology and community to build a profitable, sustainable business.