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Why Isn’t Your Profit Higher? Let Me Tell You!

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / April 23, 2018

You’re a business owner. You take significant risks every day. Your REWARD (your profit) must be worth it. Being a business owner isn’t easy. It’s not always fun. It’s an unsuccessful endeavour 96 percent of the time (isn’t that a scary statistic?). Our purpose in serving you is to have you be in the four percent of business owners that DO…

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It’s not about HR, Financials, Operations or Marketing — It’s all about how you think!

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / April 16, 2018

Learning how to think should be your primary objective. Many business owners come to me asking “can you fix my business?” Sadly, I cannot. Only they can fix their business, by fixing their ways of thinking. The smartest ones understand this—and usually become TMH clients. They make INCREDIBLE changes in their lives, because of their…

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How to LOVE Sales and Have Your Customers Love It Too

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / April 2, 2018

There is lots of advice out there on how to earn sales and how to manage your customer service. At TMH Business Coaching, we have only three rules. Follow these rules to make your experience more enjoyable, ethical, and to earn the trust of your customers! Be authentic: Be true to your self and to…

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Marketing Part 3: Putting Your Plan in Action!

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / March 29, 2018

In Part 1 of our Marketing series, we talked about identifying your customers. In Part 2, we talked about your company’s strengths, weaknesses, and your competitors. With all that information gathered, now it’s time to create some marketing tools! 30-Second Infomercial Also known as your “Elevator Pitch,” you need to develop a quick, 30-second explanation…

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The Power of Culture and Promises

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / March 2, 2018

To gain credibility and earn the most number of customers, you need to make a promise of quality to them and then stick to that promise. But this strategy will not work if your culture is in trouble…. So be sure you have worked on your culture prior to implementing this bold statement with your…

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3 Reasons You Must Take Breaks

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / February 19, 2018

Many of us (myself included) are guilty of working long hours without proper breaks throughout the day. We may be diving into one project, or rushing back and forth between several tasks, but either way, we’re accomplishing a lot less than we could. Somehow, along the way, it became like a badge of honor to be “super-busy” and…

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Marketing Part 2: Strengths, Weaknesses and Your Competition

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / February 15, 2018

We spoke recently about how to make sure that your marketing strategy targets the right people. In Part 2 of our Marketing series, we’ll look at your competitors and perform a SWOT analysis! While it might not seem obvious to go through some of these things when developing your marketing strategy, it is actually really important!…

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Marketing Part 1: Make Sure the Right People Know About You!

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / January 29, 2018

You have a business. You have a vision of where you want to take it. You have a detailed budget. Now all you need is customers. A business without marketing is like a sailboat on the sea without sails. It simply won’t go anywhere. You need to get the word out about your business. But…

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The Power of Effective Budgeting

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / January 15, 2018

Setting a budget is a critical task in business and in your personal life. Without a budget to guide you, you won’t know whether you’re meeting your targets until it’s too late! There are a number of good reasons to create an annual budget for your company, as noted by Osmond Vitez, via smallbusiness.chron.com: Getting facts—Gathering…

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New Year’s Resolutions Are a Joke. Instead Make a Plan and Stick to It!

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / January 5, 2018

Research shows that 80% of people give up on their New Years resolution by the second week of February! As the linked US News article notes, the reasons for this are that “outside-in” resolutions usually fail because they treat symptoms rather than addressing the real problem: self-discipline! Here are the steps you MUST take to…

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Your One Big Fix: A Lot of Little Successes

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / December 24, 2017

People are always looking for that ONE big, quick fix for themselves and their business. Unfortunately, it doesn’t exist. It’s all the small things, done right, and consistently that add up to success. It’s eating healthy over and over and over and over again, and exercising over and over and over again, and tracking your…

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Keep Customers Happy With Quality Stage-Specific Processes

By Kelli-Rae Tamaki / December 1, 2017

Think about your customer processes, during each stage of their buying cycle. Each part of the buying process is important and can directly lead to more sales and a better customer experience. At a minimum, think about these four processes (and the examples listed), and how you can use them to serve more delighted clients:…

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