Are you Self Confident?

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Originally posted on February 6, 2013 by John Dessauer A few months back I was in Aruba (I know, I know, tough life…) speaking to a group of real estate investors. My talk was mostly spent on delivering ideas that will help their business in the coming year. I also did an exercise called a   …Continue Reading


Negativity

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Originally posted on November 28, 2012 by John Dessauer Part of my daily routine is to make sure that I listen to people that not only motivate me, but empower everything I do. These are people like: Jim Rohn, Tony Robbins, and Wayne Dyer to name a few. I try to listen to a podcast   …Continue Reading


My Trip to Haiti

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Originally posted on October 14, 2012 by John Dessauer September 27, 2012 Haiti is a place that I have been to many times before. I wanted to keep a journal this time to record our daily activities, so that I could share them with you. I went to Haiti with Martel Alliance and Hope for   …Continue Reading


How To Analyze Apartment Financials

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Originally posted on May 30, 2012 by John Dessauer How to Analyze Apartment Building Financials When you first look at a property, especially a multi-unit or commercial property, you will usually be given a list of income and expenses. This is a good place to start but should be only a starting point for several   …Continue Reading


What is Net Operating Income

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Originally posted on May 26, 2012 by John Dessauer Net Operating Income (NOI) seems to be the buzzwords that people talk about when they are talking about a particular real estate investment. I just wonder if most people know what it is or how to calculate it? In either case, it is one of the   …Continue Reading


Three Ways That Creativity Trumps Competition in Business

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Originally posted on April 22, 2012 by John Dessauer I was speaking recently in South Florida when I realized that maybe the very topic I was talking about was on greater proportions than just the audience I was speaking to. I was speaking about the idea of competition versus creativity. This topic is not new   …Continue Reading


3 Tips on How to Create a Successful Business

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Originally posted on March 18, 2012 by John Dessauer I have wanted to write this particular blog for a while. I think that most entrepreneurs are interested in what things will make them successful. I have comprised my list of 3 tips for a Successful Business. First, forget about being an expert. You need to   …Continue Reading


Same Difference

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Originally posted on February 22, 2012 by John Dessauer I had the opportunity to work with some colleagues a few weeks ago in Florida. They were a husband and wife team from Russia. Throughout my trip I found out a few very interesting things. They were brought up in a country very different than mine.   …Continue Reading


Security is Nothing You Think it Is (BTW, the shortest blog of the Year!)

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Originally posted on December 3, 2011 by John Dessauer It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in   …Continue Reading


Fall…In Love With Your Life!

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Originally posted on October 22, 2011 by John Dessauer A Guest Blog By: Heather Dessauer A few weeks ago John and I had the pleasure of traveling to Phoenix, Arizona for work.  While we were only there for about 5 days, upon my return home I realized that it had become Fall.  The leaves had   …Continue Reading