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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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Meditate to Know What to Do, or How I Think

Its a bit late for me for pretend to be conventional, so why stop now.  Which is why I will illustrate how I structure business thinking and approach project strategy according to my decision to FINALLY meditate regularly.  Lest there

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Develop Your Own Data

There comes a point where you are not an end user, not a student, not a customer, not a consumer, but source your own work.  You would rather be a provider than a consumer, rather generate your own data than

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Posted in Analytics, Approach, Controls, CRM, Data, Discipline, Establishing, Financial, Globalization, Mapping, Process, Structure, Summary, Sustainability

Having a Process

If your life is not complex or your interaction with customers and projects and process were not already daunting then you probably would NOT already be reading this or visiting.  But if it is or they are, then you get hit with

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Having a Plan

Having a plan is more than knowing what you want to do and how you want to do it, but it means writing it down. It does not need to be elaborate, but the KEY is, its physically based and,

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Measure, Track, and Classify Things

Everyone has their strong suites and counting, in a very heuristical way, is one of mine.  An example:  if year end is approaching and I am on track to run 97 times that year, I will push myself to get

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Progress on Long Term Arts Project

Two years ago, Seattle Artist Tom Fallat and I decided it was finally time to start going through his MANY wonderful artistic photos, and select a set of candidate best images.  We have seriously talked about doing this for ten

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Running Things Part I

You cannot get real business experience online, no more than you can learn to really play golf or tennis online.  You have to actually do it.  You have to experience it.  But it helps to hear about factors of success

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Posted in Controls, Mapping, Organizational Development, Overview, Process, Structure

Know What Sector You Are In

There was a Wall Street analyst who said that Boston Market was not a restaurant company but a HIGH RISK LENDING company.  How true.  They failed to stay in business, by instead focusing first on selling franchises that dependably served

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Types of Situations

Not Having a System: Base level. Total chaos. Crisis. Losing money, losing key staff, poor records, problems with addictions, personal relationship problems falling over into the work day, broken systems or just not having a system. Being sloppy. Not keeping

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ABC’s of Operating Discipline

In an era of smart phones, mobile communications, texting, aps, and all the clutter which SEEMS to make us more effective, any manager who has spanned not years but decades can tell you that things are NOT better, but worse–in

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Structured Content II, More About ETP

There were five hours of videos on community rights, by CELDF. Good people who had not been edited. I had L literally score the videos, taking notes on every key phrase. Since she is so smart, she nailed it. Capture

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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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