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Don Smith is an executive coach who helps small business owners and leaders focus on the right things to improve their results and get their time back. To work with Don, please click here.

The Owner vs Employee Mindset

I run a multi-million dollar brick and mortar IT shop and am also a business coach. It’s interesting to see the mindset differences between people who are still in the employee mindset worried about how much they are making each hour, and those in the owner mindset thinking about margin and investment opportunities. It seems […]

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7 Ways to Invest Your Tax Return

Many are thinking about the fun toys they’ll get with their tax returns in the first few months of each year. That’s one way to live life, and I’m the first to admit that it’s fun to blow money, but it’s also an excellent way to get stuck living paycheck to paycheck.  If you want […]

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Fire Some Prospects to Get More Business

I was approached today by a business coaching prospect who wanted me to help her form relationships with international buyers in the agricultural market space. I’m sure I could have done some research and figured it out eventually, but instead, I replied almost immediately, “I’m afraid that’s outside my field of expertise.” “I’m afraid that’s outside my field […]

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I’m Selling Plenty but Can’t Keep Up: Scaling Your Business

I had a familiar conversation with an entrepreneur who approached me about business coaching yesterday. “Getting business isn’t the problem. Keeping up with it is! I’m always working!” Another day, the same problem. Like many of my clients, this lady was a hustler, always working, had plenty of clients, yet hadn’t even broken six figures yet. Hitting the […]

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