Another great rural advantage from Zane Safrit:
Rural and small town entrepreneurs don’t need GPS navigation. Hey, if there is only one stoplight, how can you get lost? And besides, you can always get country directions like “it’s 2 west and 1/4 south”, or “turn north at the old barn with a new roof.”
More reasons to love where you live:
Rural Advantage 1: No ‘rush hour’; only ‘rush moment’
Rural Advantage 2: Random encounters are good for business
Rural Advantage 3: People are helpful
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OK, Des Moines is not exactly rural…but it is compared to where I come from in Southern CA. So my slightly “rural” advantage is that it’s much easier to connect with the proper network one needs to get things done. Granted the network is much smaller…but that’s the beauty of it. I’d rather navigate a small but powerful rural network than what I had to deal with before (seemingly millions of people that didn’t care much about what I was doing).