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News and updates about the DIY Marketing Center programs, classes, and membership.

  • 18 Aug 2010 9:10 PM | Anonymous

    Vancouver, WA  August 17, 2010.  On July 22 Vancouver artists Jennifer Corio and Dave Frei of Cobalt Designworks installed their new 6-foot sculpture Despite the Rain in downtown Bremerton, Washington.  The whimsical metal woman flaunting her umbrella is an ode to the Pacific Northwest weather…and not letting it get the best of you.  “I really have to drag myself outside during the long dark rainy months, but when I do I find it quite liberating and soul cleansing,” says Corio who designed the sculpture.

    Dave Frei, craftsman of the husband/wife team, fabricated the body of Despite the Rain using stainless steel.  Both the umbrella and puddle are made from mild steel with bright metallic powder coat colors.  “I chose orange for the umbrella to add a bit of sunshine to the piece,” says Corio.  Frei adds, “Stainless steel together with a powder coat finish will withstand the test of time even in Bremerton's maritime climate.”  

    This public art project was funded by Bremerton's 1% for art program, administered by the city's Arts Commission.  They wanted seven individual sculptures to adorn Pacific Avenue in Bremerton’s re-energized downtown.  Corio & Frei were awarded one of the sculptures back in February of 2009, and after months of contract negotiations and project holds they began fabrication last April.  

    You can find their sculpture on the corner of 5th & Pacific in downtown Bremerton (map).  See photos and read more about this metal work project on Cobalt Designworks' blog.  

    In October Corio & Frei will install two more large scale metal sculptures at juried exhibitions in San Diego and Palm Desert, California.  View other public works by the artists at their website gallery.

    Jennifer Corio and Dave Frei are a husband and wife team who combine artisan design with master craftsmanship to create graceful metal sculptures of all sizes.   Their business Cobalt Designworks, established in 2008, specializes in the design and fabrication of these sculptures along with custom ornamental and architectural metal work.  They live and work in Vancouver, WA.

    Contact:               Jennifer Corio

    Phone:                 360.281.5619




    Twitter:               cobaltdesignwks             



  • 16 Aug 2010 3:22 PM | Anonymous

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  • 16 Aug 2010 10:28 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Just a quick heads up that I will be out of the office on a much-needed vacation from Tuesday, August 24th and will return to work on Tuesday, September 7th.

    What My Vacation Means to Masterminders
    There will be no Monday morning Inspiration Call on August 30. The September 6 call will be delayed one day, and will happen on Tuesday, September 7 at 9 .m. Pacific.

    So, if you wish to book a private 1:1 meeting with me this month, please call ASAP so that we can find a spot on my calendar. Monday, August 23rd is my last day in the office this month, and I don't want to leave anyone hanging.

  • 12 Aug 2010 4:12 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    "Another great class! These calls/classes are so terrific - each one another encouraging push so helpful in keeping me moving forward in this new new realm of marketing. " ~ 
    Joy Overstreet (

    Many thanks to the fabulous Joy Overstreet ( for her feedback about the Mastermind Curriculum classes and calls.

    Have a comment about today's class? Tell the world about it here, Masterminders.

  • 09 Aug 2010 1:44 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Hey gang,

    The audios have a new look, and that's because the new format has a bar that allows you to back up if you missed something. Whoo hoo!

    That should make listening to the audios easier and more effective.

    Thanks to whoever mentioned it was a pain in the patooty to listen to the audios, because that lit a fire under me to make it easier.

  • 09 Aug 2010 1:42 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Hey everybody, take a look at this wonderful list of resources for Twitter:

    Sending a shout out to Sue Clement for tweeting it first.
  • 06 Aug 2010 4:08 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Hi gang,

    So sorry about the problem with the audio from yesterday's Advanced Strategies call on networking. The content will be added to our regular curriculum rotation in the coming months, mainly because of feedback like this:

    Delightful call today, Ronnie!  I love your stories.  Those are what I remember when I hang up.


    Caron MacLane

    Circle Coach & Consultant

    Thanks, Caron!! LOVE your feedback.
  • 02 Aug 2010 12:51 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    The commitments from this morning's Inspiration Call are posted in the forum, and the MP3 is posted on the Inspiration Call page.

    Posting the week's commitment was suggested by a member during today's call, and was approved by the majority of those on the call, so that's the story.
  • 29 Jul 2010 12:21 PM | Anonymous member

    Hi everyone!

    Wanted to let you know that my new ongoing teleclass series Moore Master Coaching presents Insights and Revelations: "Inside the World of Master Coaches" begins Monday August 2, 7-8pm with International Personal and Executive guest Master Coach Angela Bird.

    We will have the rare and precious opportunity to hear Angela actually having a live coaching session with a "real life" client. And then there will be a Q&A period where you can ask anything about the session, her technique, skills, resources, inspiration, business or anything about your own coaching skills or practice.

    Virtually all professions--artists, scientists, athletes, lawyers etc.-from the beginner to the Master have always viewed or listened to the work of the other Masters for education, inspiration, motivation as well as a way to connect to the mind-stream of the profession.

    And now finally coaches will have that invaluable opportunity as well.

    There will be 2 one hour teleclasses per month. On some of the calls the Master Coach (one at the top of the field in their niche) will be coaching a "real life" client that they will bring to the call. On other calls one of the registered participants will have the opportunity to be coached by the Master Coach on that call.

    Please feel free to visit my website for more details AND you can listen to a Preview Call with a Master Coach who is near and dear to all out hearts. She is coaching the wonderful Victoira Cook!

    Many thanks,

  • 26 Jul 2010 9:48 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Masterminders, don't miss the Strategies 1 on-site class in the SoHo Marketing Institute this week on Wednesday, or the Revenue Generation 2 teleconference on Thursday.

    Strategies 1 is all about attraction strategies in action.

    Revenue Generation 2 covers goals and milestones, and how they affect what we actually get done.

    Great stuff!

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