TIMA Wrap: Jack of All Trades, Master of None

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People are trying to do everything, and they're doing nothing effectively. So focus on things you can control, and then find good people, that are doing it. Both from internal leaders through to maybe external. The key to success to your business is stop being a jack of all trades and master on none. Start building your team.

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TIMA Wrap: Leadership & Meetings

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Every business, whether you're a martial arts business or not, should emphasize and put time on your staff and training your staff. The only way you do that is through meetings. The downfall is the bigger you get with your team and the bigger your business and your company grows to, the more meetings you seem to find yourself into. So you need to structure your meetings, you need to step up & step aside, and let your team start to run your meetings.

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TIMA Wrap: Staying Hungry

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If you're not passionate about something, if you're not passionate about what you're doing, the thing that you want to be successful at, then you're never going to do the things that needs to be done to be successful.  I think one of the main things that you need to focus on is if you want to be successful at something, if you want to be successful at anything, make sure you're striving success in something that you're most passionate about. 

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TIMA Wrap: Start Ups

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TIMA Wrap: Kaizen

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TIMA Wrap: Innovate or Die

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Check out our weekly wrap-up and this episode we're behind the scenes at our most recent Honbu grading.

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TIMA Wrap: Managing Meetings

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See what we get up to each week as we navigate the minefield of running several business.

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TIMA Wrap: Facebook Live

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Ever wondered what it takes to run several successful businesses at the same time? Check out the first in our weekly video series to find out.

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TIMA Road Map #9: How To Set Pay Scales At Your Martial Arts School

Phil: Good day team. Phil Britten here. Graham: And Graham McConnell from TIMA, The Institute of Martial Arts. In this video, you're going to see all about staff pay. Well, where do I start? Now, you may all ready have a bunch of assistants that are helping you around your school or volunteers. At what point do you start to remunerate them or give them the benefit of actually helping out? Something myself and Phil do at our school is we always like to pay, well, I guess the instructors. We don't like to have too many volunteers moving around, it's always nice to have them there, but at the end of the day we want to have them converted so they're committed to us. Before you start worrying about how much to pay, there's some really important things if you do make that decision to have them on board, and first and foremost is clarity. Clarity about what it is they're actually going to be doing and their level of commitment to you. For example, if you have somebody simply just helping...

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TIMA Road Map #8: How to Take Your Martial Arts School from Part-Time to Full-Time

Phil:In this video, we're gonna be talking about how to go from part-time to full-time. Well, you know what? There's a ton of people out there who are just doing that part-time thing, and that's all that they wanna do, and well done, guys. If you have a passionate career and you're just living your dream on the side, then that's fantastic. But if you are wanting to go from part-time martial arts school owner to full-time, well, there's a few things you need to consider. One is the gap, the gap. What is the gap? And how do you go from where you are to where you wanna be? What does it look like? And the thing is, if you don't even know what it takes to run a full-time school, you need to find somebody who's doing it so you can ask them all those tricky questions. Because I tell you right now, running a part-time to a full-time is a big, big, different gig, so that's something you've got to remember. The second thing is the fear. There's so much fear surrounding making this big step,...

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