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Focus on the things that matter

Focus On The Things That Matter

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / November 15, 2019

Do You Focus On the Negative? Do you ever feel caught up in thinking about something frustrating or negative? Do you ever worry about what other people say about you? Especially when it’s unkind? I bet that makes you feel frustrated and negative! I know I feel that way when I’m focusing on the wrong…

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Protecting your people also protects your profits

Guest Blog: Effective Workers Compensation Claims Management Is Critical to Your Company’s Success

By Jim Flannery / November 6, 2019

By Jim Flannery, owner of Flannery Safety Consulting When it comes to being a business owner, you always want to be doing right by your staff. Part of that is making sure you do a good job at Workers Compensation Board claims management. Here in the province of Alberta, a company’s basic WCB premium rate…

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You have to change to get better results

Get Better Results in Your Business

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / October 23, 2019

I know that there are way too many books, videos, blogs, courses and posts about leadership to count. But I’ve found through my own experience—owning, running and coaching businesses—that only one characteristic is the most important if you want to get better results. Without this characteristic, none of the others matter. And, with this characteristic,…

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Good company culture starts at the top

Create a Better Company Culture and Business

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / October 18, 2019

Company culture is a big key to success in business. I have personally seen businesses succeeding beyond all likely parameters solely because of their great cultures. I have also seen incredibly talented teams doing a terrible job at turning a profit because of their negative culture. There is no question: culture is extremely important in…

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So many numbers, so little time. Which numbers should you be looking at in your business?

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / October 3, 2019

As a business owner, I know you sometimes feel bombarded with people, numbers, circumstances, or challenges. It can be difficult to know where to look, and what to prioritize… but it doesn’t have to be! As a business owner, coach, consultant and lifetime-student of business, I have experienced the same overwhelmedness. People, circumstances, and reports…

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Goal Tracking

Proactive Measures to Ensure Success in Business

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / September 18, 2019

Don’t wait until mid-month to find out if you hit your goals! Too many business owners are waiting until after the month (or even worse, the year) is over to check on their success. This is a huge mistake! Certain reports like your financial statements cannot be prepared until after the month is over, but…

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Think Positive

2 Business Partners, 2 Completely Different Perspectives

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / September 3, 2019

When I ask two business partners (in the same business) the same question, I almost always get two different answers. And one of them always has a more effective way of looking at things. I often email my clients and ask them “how are things going?” or “how is business this week?” or “how are the staff this…

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Writing Reflections

Feedback…. Sometimes It’s Hard To Take, But It’s KEY To Your Success!

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / August 12, 2019

FEEDBACK…it doesn’t always feel good to hear it, but there is usually an opportunity for GREAT improvement if you take it in! This week I’m going to share two examples of great feedback-taking, and my rules for doing it right. I know they will serve you if you implement them. Example 1 – Me – “just…

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good vibes only

Breakthroughs In Business Are COMPLETELY In Your Control.

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / August 6, 2019

Please read this blog with all of the LOVE, RESPECT and ADMIRATION I am pouring into it. I care so much about your success, and I am so very passionate about you understanding this, the most important concept in leadership. Please read on, with an OPEN MIND, knowing that I CARE VERY MUCH ABOUT YOU…

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3 Simple Steps to Convert More Leads

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / July 31, 2019

You worked so hard to get your marketing plan going, now let’s make sure those leads you get CONVERT into clients! Here are 3 Simple steps to convert more leads: 1. Draw out the path Get some big paper, put it on the wall, and draw your customer path. It should look sort of like…

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How to Create Your Most Magnificent Mission Statement

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / July 24, 2019

Here are my 4 rules for creating & maximizing your MOST MAGNIFICENT MISSION statement… 1. Make it simple, clear, concise and SHORT Here’s how to do it: use big white paper or a white board, and make 3 sections: what, how and why. Under each section, give yourself a MAXIMUM of 2 words to describe…

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5 Ways to Dramatically Increase Your Profit

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / July 17, 2019

1. Capture Data on Leads & Clients (referral sources)  Where did leads hear about your business? (Radio, Television, Facebook, Instagram, Phonebook, Referral, etc). Make sure your team knows this is the most VITAL marketing data and they MUST capture it, for every lead! When a lead becomes a client, make note of that, for our next…

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