Business Tips

Hitting your targets and goals is easy when you focus on the right things

Achieve Your Goals and Do It More Quickly!

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / November 19, 2018

I spoke with an amazing entrepreneur last week, and she was feeling stuck. She didn’t know how to get what she wanted. Here’s how we fixed that and how you too can achieve your goals: 1. Evaluate your goals. Ask yourself why you want to achieve them. Every single goal you have written down is…

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There's no magic to success. Just hard work

When it Comes to Business, There Is No Magic Bullet

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / November 12, 2018

During the VERY first session with a business owner, I can usually see it happening on their face. They want that magic bullet! They want the ONE or two things that will make such a powerful difference in their business, they won’t have to do any other work. I can see them mentally “filing” through the…

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Take responsibility in meetings

Take Responsibility for Your Part, and Get AWESOME RESULTS!

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / October 23, 2018

Take some responsibility, and KICK BUTT in your business! Taking responsibility doesn’t sound exciting. It doesn’t even sound that impressive or impactful, does it? WELL, IT IS! This is one more of those seemingly “little things” that I teach you in coaching. Remember, there is NO ONE MAGIC BULLET! You MUST do all of these…

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Being too comfortable can be bad for business

Comfort is the Enemy of Progress

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / October 9, 2018

One day you might find yourself thinking or saying, “I don’t need coaching. I’m good/fine/happy.” You’re comfortable. Things are going smoothly. But you can do better!! The great PT Barnum once said, “Comfort is the enemy of progress.” He was absolutely right! Being comfortable takes away your desire to improve, to exceed expectations. It’s only…

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Take time off to manage your stress

Working Too Hard/Too Much Produces Negative Results in Your Business

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / October 1, 2018

Working too hard is actually HURTING your business and your numbers. But how do you fix that? When you’re working too hard as the company’s owner, your energy level drops, you lose focus, you become moody. And the company suffers as a result. There is a solution, though! You need to take more time off.…

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Survey staff

Boost Productivity by Asking Your Staff for Help

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / September 19, 2018

Want more productivity from your staff? Your staff knows the answer. Consultants and coaches get paid a lot of money to ask your staff questions like this. We ask your staff, because THEY KNOW THE ANSWERS, most often! The question I want you to ask your staff—privately, one at a time—is “Where or when during the day…

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By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / September 14, 2018

It’s time to slow your roll, and become more effective. In every way. One of the challenges of the modern world is that we often feel pushed to do things faster. But diving right into something is usually the wrong approach. Try this instead: Before you enter a meeting, the house after work, a new…

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What is the ROI of your team?

What is the ROI on that person?

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / September 4, 2018

If you’re not measuring the ROI of the people you’re paying, you are missing HUGE opportunities to improve profit! As a business coach, I am OBSESSED with finding my clients a positive return on their investment (ROI). Between human resources, leadership, financial skills and tools, operational efficiency, marketing and sales, there are SO MANY PLACES…

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Try Serving Instead of Selling!

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / August 21, 2018

It’s time to offer your product or service to the client, and you’re feeling nervous, awkward or pushy. STOP IT. The only reason you have any of these negative feelings is because you’re allowing your brain to have negative THOUGHTS. Your thoughts = your feelings every single time. Think a new thought: if you DON’T…

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Even leaders need to take time off

To Be an Effective Leader, You Must Take Time Off

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / August 13, 2018

Believe it or not, you can’t be an effective leader if you’re always leading. Eventually, you’ll burn out if you never have a break. It is just as important for YOU to take time off as it is for your staff to take time off! There are two parts to being GOOD at taking time…

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Always provide great service to your current customers

Improve Your Sales and Marketing By Focussing on Existing Customers

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / July 26, 2018

Is your marketing strategy as effective as you think it is? Are you sure? STOP THROWING ALL OF YOUR MONEY AWAY ON ADVERTISING that may or may not be working. Advertising is Expensive! Advertising costs SO MUCH MONEY! On average it takes 16 impressions of your brand for a prospective customer to take an action…

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Inspiring goals will bring you to life

To Be Inspired at Work, You Need Inspiring Goals

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / July 22, 2018

If you’re not hitting your goals… maybe they’re just too boring. Many people have trouble achieving goals because the goals are not INSPIRING. They don’t PULL YOU TOWARDS them. Think about the last few goals you’ve set. Did you get EXCITED when you thought about how that would FEEL? Or were you feeling a little…

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