Survival Of The Fittest Businesses

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / May 15, 2020

You may have noticed that some business owners are full of anger, resentment, fear, and unrest right now. I do feel empathy and compassion for them, but the truth is that they are not preparing for survival of the fittest. They are not preparing for a great year of business. They are not getting ready…

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What Works and What Hurts During COVID-19

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / May 5, 2020

It is important to recognize what works and what hurts during COVID-19. I’ve been watching myself and thousands of other business owners over the last month as we became enveloped by COVID-19. And if I’m being honest, and you know I always am, it wasn’t always pretty, especially when I examined the way I’ve been…

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How to Find Your Opportunities in a Downturn

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / April 26, 2020

The world (especially for business owners) has seemed crazy lately. I know it’s been hard. I am an owner of two businesses, and one of them is a business coaching businesses! I know it seems like a challenge to find opportunities in a downturn. What I’m trying to say is, I know the money is…

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Stop selling yourself short

Stop Selling Yourself Short and Selling Your Business Short: Do It This Way

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / April 15, 2020

Have you ever thought to yourself, “Yeah, I’ve tried that, “as you heard someone suggesting something? I’m sure you have—we all have! It’s normal to brush off potentially amazing ideas because we think we have “tried that.” But you need to stop selling yourself short! The problem here is, unless you have really tried it…

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Get your financial power back with a glass-half-full mentality

Get Your Financial Power and Control Back!

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / April 10, 2020

I know that things seem scary and uncertain right now, and that really sucks. I feel it too, but I know that this one exercise will really help you to feel more control, empowerment, and hope during this time. Figure Out Your Business Forecast First and foremost, stay safe and healthy. Second, let’s re-forecast. I…

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Focus on the things that matter

Coronavirus: Be a TRUE LEADER When it Matters Most

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / March 24, 2020

NOW is the time the world needs you to be a true leader. If you’re reading this blog, I know that to your core, you are a true leader. I also know you may be scared about this pandemic and how it will affect your loved ones, your business, and your life; I have definitely…

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How To Lose Fewer Customers In One Word: Feedback

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / March 7, 2020

I will start today with a disclaimer because I am absolutely NOT perfect. However, I am WILLING to be better, and often times that involves asking for feedback. Feedback is the key when it comes to how to lose fewer customers. Here’s a video on the importance of feedback: How To Lose Fewer Customers—Staff Feedback You…

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5 Reasons Your Marketing Fails — And How To Fix It

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / March 4, 2020

I’ve been there—you spend thousands of dollars on marketing or advertising and don’t really know if it’s working. You might be wondering, did your sales increase? Did your lead quality increase? Did you make any money or just spend more? It can be SO FRUSTRATING! Trust me, I know. For your entertainment, here are eight…

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Always look for ways to improve your yourself if you want to improve your business

More Profit, More Freedom

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / February 28, 2020

Are you working too much in your business? Do you feel like you’re the only one you can rely on? Would your business have to shut down if you got sick or passed away? Are you struggling to find ways to get more profit, more freedom? This is the opposite of what a healthy business…

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Marketing Is Not The (Only) Answer To All Of Your Problems!

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / February 20, 2020

Many business owners think that marketing is the answer to all of their problems, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. There are three strong pillars holding up every successful business, as described in this article. There are several problems with focusing only or mainly on marketing: if you’re running a business without strong…

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If You Sell Things, You Need To Be Ready for Changes To Improve the Customer Experience

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / February 16, 2020

Please don’t be one of those people who bury their head in the sand and say, “Sure the internet and all that are changing a lot, but that doesn’t affect MY business.” I seriously can’t type that sentence without laughing. Come on now, I’m not laughing AT you because you’re laughing too, right? Okay, just…

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Stop throwing away money on your employees!

Stop Throwing Away Money On Your Employees

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / February 10, 2020

Please STOP throwing away money on your employees! Now if you know me at all, you know this sounds weird coming out of my mouth (fingers?). Either way, it’s weird for you to read something that seems to sound like I don’t care about employees, because you know that couldn’t be further from the truth.…

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