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1 Dave Shideler, Ph.D., Community Development Specialist Oklahoma State University/Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service April 11, 2013

2  Recognize the value of home-based and/or micro businesses to small communities  Describe what makes a community entrepreneur-friendly

3  Describe a “small business owner.”  Describe an entrepreneur.  (Type your word in the chat box; if you don’t see the chat box, click on the ‘Text Chat’ button at the top of your screen.)

4  Entrepreneur is: “One who undertakes or manages” (Online Etymology Dictionary;  Contemporary use often associates the following: Risk, Growth, Technology

5  Economic impact of locally-owned businesses  Commitment to place  Decentralized procurement – means more money circulating in the local economy

6  Social/Sustainability impact of locally-owned businesses  Development of trust and ‘bridging’ social capital  Develop social cohesion  Insulate community from national/regional events  Provide environmental benefits?

7  How do your communities identify small businesses?  What measures are used to evaluate small business/entrepreneurship programming?  (Using your chat box, share, in ‘Tweet’ fashion, how your community ‘measures’ entrepreneurship.)

8 Estab 2007 Estab 2010 Estab % Change Jobs 2007 Jobs 2010 Jobs % Change Total258,149320, % 1,915,7731,943, % Noncommercial 6.03% 5.34% 10.00%11.20% 11.56% 4.70% Nonresident 4.39% 3.02% %19.17% 17.22% -8.90% Resident 89.58% 91.64% 27.10%69.63% 71.21% 3.80% Self employed (1) 34.41% 38.49% 39.00%4.64% 6.35% 39.00% Stage 1 (2-9) 46.44% 46.57% 24.60%19.31% 22.01% 15.60% Stage 2 (10-99) 8.24% 6.20% -6.60%27.67% 25.99% -4.70% Stage 3 ( ) 0.44% 0.34% -3.60%10.19% 9.59% -4.50% Stage 4 (500+) 0.05% 0.04% -5.90%7.82% 7.26% -5.70% accessed 4/2/13 at 1:11 pm

9 Sales 2007 Sales 2010 Sales% Change Total$211.7 bil$206 bil -2.70% Noncommercial 1.83% 1.95% 3.70% Nonresident 25.72% 23.76% % Resident 72.46% 74.30% -0.20% Self employed (1) 9.71% 8.97% % Stage 1 (2-9) 11.70% 11.38% -5.30% Stage 2 (10-99) 29.72% 31.03% 1.60% Stage 3 ( ) 18.06% 18.86% 1.60% Stage 4 (500+) 3.27% 4.06% 21.00% accessed 4/2/13 at 1:11 pm

10  Climate  Infrastructure  Support Systems Energizing an Entrepreneurial Economy: A Guide for County Leaders by D. Markley, K. Dabson, D. Macke; entrepreneurial-economy-a-guide-for-county-leaders

11  Awareness  Recognition  Culture  Anonymity  Quality of Life

12  How do your communities currently do any of the just mentioned activities?  (Use your chat box to share examples of climate-building activities.)

13  Real Estate  Utilities  Services  Taxes and regulations  Networking

14  In what ways have your communities sought to address issues of infrastructure for entrepreneurs?  (Use your chat box to share examples.)

15  The group of services and programs to encourage and benefit the entrepreneur  Best to think of a progression of services:  Essential  More intensive  Most extensive

16  Construct a positive climate and provide entrepreneurial infrastructure  Increase awareness about entrepreneurs  Recognize entrepreneurs’ contribution to the community  Facilitate networking  Ensure access to appropriate business services

17  More intensive programming:  Entrepreneurial training  Financial capital  Access to markets  Youth  Most extensive programming:  Customized help  Angel investment/Venture capital sources  Integration of entrepreneurship into local schools  Entrepreneurial support organizations

18  How ready is your community to be entrepreneurial?  Complete this worksheet:

19  Entrepreneurs are important to our economy – federal, state and local  In OK, they are critical to the stability and growth of our economy  Local governments need to be intentional to support this segment of their economies  Questions?   


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