Problem solving is easier when you think positive thoughts

Everything We’ve Been Taught About Problem Solving Is Wrong

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / June 6, 2020

Over the past few years I’ve been experimenting with a new technique for problem solving. I’ve taken my attention away from the problem instead of focusing on it. I’ve forced myself to think about other things that feel good easily to me. I’ve disciplined myself to focus only on the things that make me feel good.…

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Only do what you feel like doing

Do What You Feel Like Doing for Better Business Success

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / May 30, 2020

Most of the time, I write my weekly coaching tips email on Friday and schedule it for early Monday morning, but last week, I didn’t feel like it—so I didn’t! No, I am not losing my mind, I am (and have been for years) experimenting with a whole new way of living my life and business.…

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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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