Speaking Videos

Videos of my presentations and notable interviews:

Developing Resilient Communities: The Idea Friendly Method, North Carolina Rural Conference by the NC Rural Center, Raleigh, North Carolina, 2022 excerpt (4 minutes)

Survey of Rural Challenges results with panel, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association regional meeting, Birmingham, Alabama, 2021 (50 minutes)

Developing Resilient Communities: The Idea Friendly Method with Deb Brown, virtual, Limestone Bluffs RC&D, 2021 (52 minutes)

Small Town Greatness, AARP Live on RFD TV

Idea Friendly Keynote, 13 state MidAmerica Economic Development, Competitiveness Conference and Site Selectors Forum, 2020  excerpt (3 minutes)

Audience interaction at a virtual event, Radically Rural Remote, 2020 (1 minute)

Idea Friendly keynote, National Association of Development Organizations, 2019: (54 minutes)

Audience Q&A, Cowlitz County, Washington, 2019: (8 minutes)

Making your city more Idea Friendly interview, Association of Washington Cities, 2019: (2 minutes)

Be Idea Friendly presentation, Forest County, Pennsylvania, 2018: (54 minutes)

Gather Your Crowd, keynote at RuralX, 2017: (49 minutes)

Small Town Trends, portion of the keynote at the Small Business Summit, 2017: (28 minutes)

You can see the rest of this talk, the Innovative Rural Business Models here (50 minutes)

Rural Revitalization interview on Oklahoma Horizon TV, 2017: (5 minutes)

Gather Your Crowd, keynote at Mid-Valley Rural Conference, 2017: (28 minutes)

You can see the rest of my multi-part keynote here: Rural Jobs Creation Strategies (20 minutes)and Innovative Rural Business Models (40 minutes)

Filling the Gaps Downtown (excerpt), keynote at the Small Business and Community Development Forum, 2017: (26 minutes)

Innovative Rural Business Models with Deb Brown, keynote at the inaugural RuralX Summit, 2016: (30 minutes)

Retail Trends highlights from keynote on rural trends, Rural Business and Innovation Summit, 2016: (12 minutes)

Eight Innovative Rural Business Models, Oklahoma Workforce Partners Conference, 2016: (60 minutes)

Highlights from All Business is Local, Social Media Tulsa keynote, 2015: (10 minutes)

Rural Sourcing interview with OklahomaHorizonTV, 2010: (2 minutes)

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