How Business Leaders Communicate To Influence, Not Inform

“When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures of emotion, creatures bristling with prejudice, and motivated by pride and vanity.” – Dale Carnegie When I want to illustrate that we humans are creatures of...
The Six Ultra-Successful Types of Entrepreneurs

The Six Ultra-Successful Types of Entrepreneurs

By Jeff Desjardins May 16, 2016 – Entrepreneurs come in all shapes and sizes, but it turns out that the most successful ones can be grouped into six different personality profiles with certain traits in common. This is according to the Founder Institute, a...
Why Startups Fail: Here’s the 20 Most Common Reasons

Why Startups Fail: Here’s the 20 Most Common Reasons

  JEFF DESJARDINS March 24, 2016 –  For anyone who launches a new venture, there’s a grim reality involved: eventually 90% of startups bite the dust, and 51% of all businesses die off within a period of five years. While failure is not fatal, there’s definitely...