Why do we wait until New Year’s to make resolutions? There’s a neuroscientist who recently reported that only 33% of us even make New Years’ Resolutions to begin with and only 8% of those resolutions last more than a week.
In a recent investigation 805connect learned that there are at least 30 regional organizations serving entrepreneurs. This explosion of interest in the last few years is worth thinking about in terms of the impact it has on our region. The 805connect project was initially conceived to create a Startup Community initially and has expanded to include businesses in all stages of development. 805connect …
Eighteen months ago, an idea was born for a project that would connect people and their businesses within the 805 region.
Developing improv skills can help your day-to-day business. The TV Show, Who’s Line Is It Anyway is a global phenomenon responsible for bringing improv comedy into the homes of millions. There are valuable lessons to be learned from the art of improv.
The writers at 805connect use their extensive business experience to create compelling profile questions. The power of your response to these questions is what makes 805connect unique. In person, people make the decision to continue paying attention to you within nine seconds. The same is true for people viewing your online profile. Except they don’t give you nine seconds, they give …
All of us are presented with opportunities to solve problems every day. Do you have a formula or design method that you use to systematically address the problem? Here’s one that was introduced in 1972 by two professors at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.
All of us, given the choice, would rather do business with a friend. Each encounter we have during the day is better if it’s with someone we know. We want to work with friends because we trust them. How quickly can you convert a coffee conversation with someone new into a trusted connection?