Making an Impact at the Hub

In 805conversations by Mark Sylvester

Creating collaborative connections

Dan Ferrick, Co-Founder of the Impact Hub in Santa Barbara sat with host Mark Sylvester to talk about the recent opening of their facility and how they’re serving the local startup community. There was a lot of ground covered in this conversation, including:
  • Moving back to Santa Barbara after going to school at UCSB
  • What’s the ImpactHub and why he’s so excited about it
  • How the variety of age ranges of members at the Hub contributes to its’ success
  • Being a partner with the recent TEDxSantaBarbara
  • Being a part of the downtown Santa Barbara scene
  • His backstory and being a wanderer and risk taker
  • Book that made a huge impact: The Peaceful Warrior
  • Memorable quote: “This too shall pass…”
  • The importance of travel is helping you become a mature adult
  • His three tips for achieving your goals
    • Have courage
    • Trust Yourself
    • Have a diversity of experiences
The Impact Hub is part of a global network of Hubs. You can learn more about them here.