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How Much Time Do I Spend Doing Things I Don’t Want To Do?

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / October 28, 2019

I realized the other day that I had said yes to a rather large commitment, only because I didn’t want to hurt someone’s feelings! I did end up telling the person I could no longer honour my commitment, but it felt awful! And to think, if I had just said no off the bat, I…

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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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Have You Ever Sent An Email That Was Misunderstood?

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / September 23, 2019

I know I’ve sent an email that was misunderstood. As a leader, it’s very important to clearly communicate with your team. Sometimes this involves talking to them in person, on the phone, or even sending a video! Texting/emailing is just not good in some cases! Sometimes (a lot of the time) people misunderstand your electronic…

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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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Feeling Unmotivated?

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / September 10, 2019

You may have noticed that this blog post was posted about a day later than usual…. and there’s a good reason for that (not an excuse, but a reason). I didn’t feel like it! I simply could not drum up the enthusiasm to write a Monday Morning blog post when I didn’t FEEL enthusiastic or…

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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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What One Thing Do You Need To STOP Or START Doing?

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / August 19, 2019

If you’re truly honest with yourself, you know that there is something you ARE doing or something you AREN’T doing, that is somehow holding you back – in life and in business. Because your business is such a reflection of YOU, this one thing is not only affecting you personally but professionally as well. It could be…

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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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