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Don Smith is a career coach and founder of The Personal Growth Channel, LLC. His specialty is in helping busy professionals find balance, become better leaders, and rekindle the joy in their life. To work with Don, please click here.

Why You Can’t Do Anything You Put Your Mind To

“You can do anything you put your mind to.” Ahh, the sweet innocence of optimistic thinking. I love the intent behind that quote; hard work, practice, and dedication make many things possible. There’s just one problem. You CAN’T do anything you put your mind to. Occasionally someone will post a question with a completely unrealistic goal like, “How […]

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Learn to Enjoy Your Downtime

I’m a pretty active guy. If you ask me how I’ve been, my response is likely to be “busy.” With five kids and two businesses, “busy” is normal. If I am not working, I feel like I’m being “lazy.” And “lazy” is a bad word where I come from, right up there with “worthless.” As in, “There’s that lazy bum, doesn’t […]

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Seasons of Life

My daughter recently posted that she will miss cheer-leading and band as she leaves high school. It’s another sign that she’s coming to the close on this first chapter of her life as she approaches graduation. Yes, You’ll Miss This Yes, Lauren, you’re going to miss this, just like I’m going to miss being at […]

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Stop Looking at the Statistics to Grow Your Business

I was mindlessly flipping through my statistics today. Twitter Analytics: Decent number of impressions this month.Google Analytics: Yep, traffic to my site is good. Bounce rate down.Shareasale: No new sales since the last time I checked five minutes ago.Amazon: No new sales since the last time I checked five minutes ago, but a fair number […]

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