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Trees Do Not Grow To The Moon

I reproduce here, a  note to my very good friend, Jordan Lindsey of Conquer Trading, at YouTube, as a comment at his last video titled:  Market View: Nasdaq & S&P 500 Technical Analysis, How Much Pullback Before You Buy? ‘Dear

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Posted in Financial

Dreams

Here we are, on earth.  Such a dream! “Lets suppose that you were able every night to dream any dream you wanted to dream, and you would naturally as you began on this adventure of dreams, you would fulfill all

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Posted in Inspiration

Leaders

Leaders are persons, who guide a group, according to a clearly stated plan, ardently reinforcing what is important.

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Posted in Continuing, Controls, Discipline, Effectiveness, Establishing, Long Term Project, Organizational Development

Whew!

Its been awhile. Wanted to write several posts yesterday–for much needed updates on several topics and or engagements–but as Rebirther Sandra Ray said in her book on ‘Loving Relationships’ related to rebirthing: ‘Love drives out all unlike itself’. And as

Posted in Uncategorized

New Advisory, On Finance

You know the type, went to Princeton or CalTech, got a PhD in atomic physics, but prefers to work part time in a bicycle shop instead, with a simple and inexpensive lifestyle yet would never tell you they had an

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Posted in Advisory, Clients, Creative, Engagement, Establishing, Financial, Investment, Markets, Roles, Services, Special Projects, Special Roles, Trading

Market Analysis and Lead Development

A successful and very well established and radio podcast on Ecology and Climate approached me in December, wanting to know exactly what I did and how much my standard rates were. This was due to my having supported a well

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Posted in Accessment, Analytics, Approach, Clients, Communications, CRM, Effectiveness, Engagement, Getting Started, Mapping, Marketing, Markets, Outreach, Podcasts, Projects, Short Term Engagment, Starting, Sustainability

When It is Time To Go

I once casually dated a wonderful woman once named J, who told me how she gave up her number one client, who generated over 60% of ALL her fees for public accounting, because she did NOT agree with how they

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Posted in Announcements, Controls, Discipline, Effectiveness, Elevating, Ethics, Long Term Project, Major Roles, Organizational Development, Roles

When You Know What To Do, But Remain Silent

I have worked for K for the last three years, sorting his paperwork, memorabilia, and possessions.  Every other week, twice in one week or four visits per month.  Besides his having given 40,000 golf lessons and ‘still swinging’ at age

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Posted in Advisory, Analytics, Approach, Assets, Capabilities, Clients, Communications, Controls, Ethics, Financial, Globalization, Representation, Roles, Services

Contact Management for an Entire Industry

Industrial cold calling is hard work.  Really hard work.  In another way, its also very easy work.  After a year or more, not only did I establish target markets for the entire United States, but I had to be the

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Posted in Sales, Structure

Distorted Rates, Prolongs the Lives of Marginal Businesses

Above graphic, added from 3/02/2018 James Grant. Smart guy: ‘Markets Trust Too Much in the Presence of Central Banks‘, ref also by Zero Hedge: Well said:  ‘Interest rates are prices. In fact, they are the most consequential prices in a market

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Posted in Investment, Shared

Winter Turns To Spring, Then Summer

The work with the Chinese start up continues to go very well.  We import and distribute industrial Fabrics.  My boss is smart, hard working, fun, supportive, driven, and ethical.  Sometimes you get hired–and not ungratefully so, but truly with good

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Posted in Approach, Communications, CRM, Customers, Data, Discipline, Effectiveness, Establishing, Long Term Project, Major Roles, Markets, New Business Formation, Organizational Development, Outreach, Process, Project Managment, Projects, Roles, Sales, Services, Special Roles, Startups, Structure

Business Start Up, For Humanitarian Organization

Kaizen, 改善:  ‘A Japanese business philosophy of continuous improvement of working practices, personal efficiency, etc.’ A person I had coached pro-bono in the last year and one half–up to and including their establishing a SoundCloud account, then to effectively launch, establish, then

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Posted in Approach, Clients, Creative, Discipline, Effectiveness, Engagement, Establishing, Getting Started, Interventions, Major Roles, Mapping, Markets, New Business Formation, Organization, Organizational Development, Projects, Roles, Sales, Special Projects, Starting, Startups, Structure

Good Decisions I Have Made

Decided to apply to The Cooper Union Architecture School, despite being told that there was NO way I could get it, as it was harder to gain admission to than Harvard or MIT. I got in against all odds. The

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Record Key Events and Outcomes

A few weeks back, I drafted a nice outline of the major numbers of my life–from my age, numbers of professions, states lived, countries done business, capital bought and sold.  Enjoy!  I left it in draft, but publish it now,

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Posted in Process, Structure, Summary, Tools

Engagement with International Podcast and Successful Blog

Would Skype time to time with a gent in Europe, who I also, as often happens, gave a LOT of time to them, guiding them to establish a SoundCloud account, and blog, on rapid climate change, with a great itinerary

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Posted in Advisory, Approach, Clients, Creative, Customers, Globalization, Outreach, Process, Projects, Short Term Engagment, Special Projects

Client Dinner, Help Grok Trump-Hillary, Stranger than Fiction

Client invited me to dinner last week.  ‘David.  I cannot pay you per hour to go out and discuss politics, but if you are OK with that, would so much appreciate it, if you would be willing to educate me,

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Posted in Accessment, Advisory, Clients, Engagement, Roles, Special Roles, Testimonials

CRM After the Flood!

Sometimes we have a client which is not our largest, but for which we do our very best and with passion. I Have been working with the general manager of TGC since February, in a much coveted referral. From another

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Posted in Accessment, Advisory, Analytics, Approach, Capabilities, Clients, Communications, Controls, Creative, CRM, Customers, Data, Effectiveness, Establishing, Long Term Project, Mapping, Marketing, Organizational Development, Outreach, Process, Project Managment, Sales, Tools

Viral Video

Major long term client, finally had a viral video, which went to 400k views on YouTube. Long story. Last week, guided them through a careful edit and vetting process of response to the Washington Post, which was very unfair in

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Posted in Advisory

Pre-Brexit Stress, Advisory

Was engaged by client, to do an analysis of a $1.4 portfolio with $400k in stock, custodied at a ‘big-wirehouse’. Helped determine stop loses for major of positions. Very complex. Before Brexit we were happy campers, and after recent stock

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Posted in Accessment, Advisory, Financial

Portfolio Management

Was hired by A in mid July, to teach them sophisticated investment practices. Cognoscenti out there know sophisticated is not a subjective term, but a formal NASD or NYSE term legal in nature. With a great emphasis on major ETF’s,

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Posted in Advisory, Financial, Markets, Trading

Advisory on Social Media

Advised attorney, with 39 years of experience in his legal segment, as to his social media, which was already in place. Advised to create a webpage, NOT to hack the old one down, but to provide a place to launch

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Posted in Advisory, Clients, Communications, Media

Helped Major Activist

Created website, for major worldwide activist, both setting up his infrastructure and url, but menubar structure, and taught them all the bells and whistles to get them rolling.

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Posted in Advisory, Approach, Establishing, Short Term Engagment

Engagement with Attorney

Helping an attorney with 38 years of experience in Personal Injury and Consumer law, further his web presence, and guide him as to going past a commercial provider of turnkey solutions, for corporate web sites.  While he is one of

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Posted in Advisory, Engagement, Interventions, Marketing, Markets, Outreach, Podcast, Special Projects, Uncategorized

Return to The Open Heart, Release Grievances and Upset

Return to The Open Heart, Release Grievances and Upset // Published on Mar 19, 2016 Conflict is not imaginal but real. At the same time, we all can chose love. Not just as a word, but as an action. I

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Posted in Announcements, Communications, Ethics, Health, Major Roles, Video, Wellness

Client Milestone in Social Media

A leading climate system scientist, whom I have been guiding for close to be now two years, and created, maintain, and refine his website, hit 1M Youtube views in February. 1,000,000 views, now 1.4M (July 2017). They were successful before

Posted in Advisory, Clients, Communications, Continuing, Effectiveness, Long Term Project, Major Roles, Messaging, Outreach, Podcasts, Projects, Special Projects, Special Roles, Video

Milestone, Four Seasons

I have been helping R & D with a major asset of theirs now for three years, and this week marks our fourth season of working together.  These are very refined persons, who are very, very particular, and they say,

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Posted in Facilities, Long Term Project

Client Milestones

Paul is up to 47,000 site views since late November and his YouTube Channel has about 50,000 view in the last seven weeks.  As it is said, a team effort.  I could not do it without him and without me

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Posted in Attainments, Capabilities, Clients, Communications, Creative, Elevating, Long Term Project, Major Roles, Podcast, Video

Engagement, Branding and Localization

P approached me about helping he, and his partner in webinars, D, but the latter and I, despite the great need and my willingness to give the most favorable terms, did not have a fit, and parted ways fast. The

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Posted in Effectiveness, Engagement, Short-Term Projects, Special Roles, Starting, Structure, Sustainability

Arts Project

Tom and I are now approaching two years straight on processing his 42,000 photo collection of fine images he has taken. Under my guidance, we have narrowed it down to 400 and by early April will be sharing 200 of

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Posted in Advisory, Analytics, Announcements, Art, Long Term Project, Major Roles, Organization, Project Managment, Projects

Interview on Extinction Radio

I am interviewed by Gene Gibson, producer at Extinction Radio Net. Impatient listeners, can go straight to the 43:32 long segment, starting at 22:25, and goes to 65:57, by clicking here. ———- ———- Video of me here is another angle:

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Posted in Advisory, Approach, Capabilities, Communications, Creative, Data, Effectiveness, Organizational Development, Overview, Podcast, Process, Sustainability, Video

Special Advisory

I heard about a unique difficultly which a world leader was having, and offered to step in, gifting my time, given his or her special statue and solid reputation as honorable, correct, and decent, among my constituencies. It was easy to

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Major Result

For P, we got to 10,000 views in a few weeks, and when this this person went to Paris, for the ‘COP 21 Climate Talks’ as a leading scientist, educator, influencer, the view count took off [Revision, Wed_06-Jan-2016, 23,000 views

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Continuation on Major Media Project

Currently, am working on getting a panel on the Charlie Rose Show if possible, and already materially reached out to key persons associated with Amy Goodman’s Democracy Now Show (hour, daily) and The Bill Mayer show. Our key guest, had

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Consult on Structure and Organizational Development

Reached out to the main producer of a cutting edge podcast, which is broadcast to thousands, and said, when I went to their site, on behalf a client, often aimed to get in and out quick, and populate their site

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Posted in Approach, Communications, Continuing, Controls, Creative, CRM, Data, Effectiveness, Elevating, Engagement, Establishing, Interventions, Mapping, Organizational Development, Overview, Process, Special Projects, Structure

Major Booking for Leader

I called Doug Bennett, of the show ‘Unspun: An Experiment in Truth-Telling’, of KPNN in Pacifica. This is the same radio network, which hosts the highly regarded Amy Goodman of ‘Democracy Now’ (hour, daily), ‘The Garry Null Show’ (nutrition), and

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Posted in Advisory, Announcements, Approach, Capabilities, Clients, Communications, Creative, Elevating, Engagement, Establishing, Major Roles, Marketing, Outreach, Process, Representation, Sales

Major Intervention

After meeting at the office of J, who as The Commissioner for the County, I took her advice, and immediately contacted my high level contact at The Port of Tacoma, formally requesting a meeting with its board or Commissioners. I

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Archive for Greatest Coach in Hundred Years in Category

K received two letters from J, who were the top senior students of THE single most acclaimed coach in this major sport. Most as in NFL, NBA, Nascar, MLB, NHL etc level. This person won the first award given by

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Consult for 400M Corporation

G reached out to me, on behalf of his partner D, who had an RFP for the complete redesign of the website for a 400M corporation, with roots in its family owned manufacturing and distribution business in ten+ countries, on

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Posted in Advisory, Effectiveness, Engagement, Establishing, Getting Started, Interventions, Long Term Project, Mapping, Special Projects, Structure

Continuation with Major Advisory and Communications

J reached out to me in late November, as someone in Germany had taken it upon himself to A. translate all their facsimile text into German, gosh, just 22 pages compact paragraphs, in 9 point font… then B. rendered it

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Engagement in Professional Effectiveness, Personal Organization

I had the good fortune to meet K, who was not only one of the top coaches in the world in his sport, but HAD given 40,000 lessons in his craft. After an initial social meeting, where he pressed me

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New Major Engagement, Scientist-Educator

A world leading scientist, educator, influencer saw my work done on behalf of J, and simply asked them, ‘I really like your site. Did YOU do that or someone else?’ P already knew my name, as we activists in a

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About David
David Korn Special Projects has over twenty years experience in the creation, planning, operation, delivery, and refinement of the complete life cycle of complex and demanding projects. These can involve people, results, or process. Projects can be for events, business planning, financial analysis, construction, litigation, or investment.
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