What are you doing NOW to set yourself up for success in 2023? Imagine yourself one year from now in the same place, facing the same struggles and feelings of burnout. Wouldn’t that feel awful? I want to help make sure that does NOT happen to you. I want to show you strategies and steps you can take right now to set yourself up to be a thriving entrepreneur in 2023!
It’s time to take an honest look at where you are and where you want to be in 2023. What steps do you need to take, and what support do you need to get to that thriving place? I’ve done the research, and I have answers to help! Our Better Business Better Life assessment has shown that 9 out of 10 entrepreneurs are experiencing symptoms of burnout. Wouldn’t you rather be part of the 1% who are thriving? Let me walk you through what you can do differently.
Overcomplicating things is a common problem for business owners. We get in our own heads when we consider ways to grow our businesses in our attempts to bring in more revenue. In today’s episode, I want to explore a path to profitable growth that allows you to simplify, and anytime we reduce complexity, we free up time and a lot of mental space. Thinking about growing profitably is important as we gear up for strategic planning for 2023.
We are zeroing in on Steps 2 and 3 of the Tap the Potential Solution, which is to niche down with a clearly defined sweet spot and find ways to innovate. These are important whenever we look to add revenue, which most people think comes down to selling more or getting more clients. What I want you to consider is that the best way to increase revenue is to serve your existing clients better. Let’s break it down in today’s show!
How does a four-week vacation sound? Does it sound impossible and far out of reach for you? The reality is that it can be achieved with a few small, but consistent steps forward in your business. Two of my key team members are joining me for today’s episode to discuss why a four-week vacation has huge significance for the business owner AND their team members. Let’s take a closer look!
I am joined by Melissa Swire, Lead Strategist and Connect Team Lead at Tap the Potential, and Darren Hopman, Success Team Lead at Tap the Potential.
What kinds of experiences are your clients and customers having as they interact with your business? We need to constantly explore this important aspect of our business. It’s easy to get caught up with the work and our team members, and we cannot overlook the experience that we are providing for our customers. Let’s do a deep dive into this topic together!
What goes into creating a top-notch experience for your clients and customers? How do we make it happen? At Tap the Potential, we are focusing intensively on this issue, and we pay close attention to the feedback we receive. Innovating and adding value for your customers allows you to charge more for your quality products and services. In today’s solo episode, I want to walk you through the system to use in creating an amazing customer experience and checking in for their feedback. This is Step #3 in the Tap the Potential Solution, the guaranteed path to make your business sustainably profitable so you have more time for what matters most and more money in your bank account. Get a headstart by signing up for the Better Business Better Life Jumpstart, where I’ll be teaching the Tap the Potential Solution.
At Tap the Potential, we celebrate EVERY win, big or small. Being in business is tough, so it’s important to maintain a positive, success-oriented mindset at every turn. As entrepreneurs, it’s an everyday occurrence to have problems and challenges before us that we need to solve. Do you want to focus on your problems or your successes? What we focus on, grows. THAT is why we focus on each win! Let’s take a closer look!
Celebrating every win sets you on the path to identifying your sweet spot, focusing on your ideal clients, and building your team of A-players. Additionally, you will cut expenses and increase revenue, leading to more free time for you and more money in your bank account. These impacts add up to BIG wins for your business. Let me show you how to get started!
Business owners are built to react, but sometimes we need to find ways to keep our emotions in check. Meditation is one practice that can help on multiple levels because we learn to slow down and do nothing. Having a business owner’s mindset to stay busy and on-the-go all the time does not serve us well. My guest today shares how business owners can use meditation to improve their sleep, lives, and overall perspective.
From Blow Pops to Forbes Best Small Companies, Rob started his first business in high school selling Blow Pops out of his locker. In 1991, he founded imageOne with his best friend, Joel Pearlman.
imageOne has been recognized as a Top 25 Small Businesses in America on the list of Forbes Small Giants, an Inc. Magazine Best Places to Work, as the number one Top Workplace in Michigan, a National Best and Brightest Company to Work For, one of Inc. 5000’s Fastest Growing Private Companies in America, a Positive Workplace by the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business, and Crain’s Detroit Cool Places to Work.
Rob is the visionary and CEO of The 10 Disciplines for Managing and Maximizing Your Energy, a video-based journey that teaches people ten fast, simple, powerful, and fully customizable disciplines to manage and maximize their energy and live an optimal life. He is the author of the best-selling book, donothing,™ the most rewarding leadership challenge you will ever take and the host of the Leading with Genuine Care retreat and podcast. Rob challenges business leaders and entrepreneurs to look inward with mindfulness and meditation by sharing his own mindful leadership journey.
Erich Kolb first began working in the landscaping and irrigation industry in 1985. He started his first company, Triangle Green Scene, Inc. in Raleigh, NC in 1995 with his best friend, with only $40.00! The company grew to 700K in sales by 2006. Erich shares he...
How would you describe your business culture right now? Is it working to attract the right A-players who are a good fit for your team?
It is a truly uncomfortable feeling when you have invested the time and energy into hiring someone and later realize that their core values don’t match up with the core values of your business. You have the opportunity to claim your immutable laws, make those the seeds of your business culture, and build a team with common values. You can turn your business into the place that A-players want to join.
In today’s show, I’ll walk you through ways to identify your core values and turn those into your immutable laws. Taking these steps will set the foundation for your business culture. I can help! Join me for a closer look at how to create the right culture in your business!
Joining Dr. Sabrina today is Ean Price Murphy, the newest business owner being featured in our Great Place to Work Spotlight. Ean is the founder of Moxie Bookkeeping, where they teach successful entrepreneurs a dead simple cash management system that works with their natural habits so they don’t have to learn accounting to become permanently profitable. They allow business owners to focus on impact rather than spreadsheets. Ean is a fellow certified Profit First Professional–Mastery Level, Xero Platinum Partner, Quickbooks Pro Advisor, and Certified Business Coach.
Living on the cutting edge, Ean is not your typical bookkeeper. She relishes what makes her and Moxie Bookkeeping unique, and she knows what makes Moxie a great place in attracting A-players and retaining her great team. Ean shares with openness and honesty the hard lessons she has learned, along with the best practices that are bringing success. Join us to learn more from Ean!
Welcome to today’s episode! Dr. Sabrina is joined today by Christeen Era, who has been on the podcast several times, most recently to celebrate the launch of her book, Profit First for Lawn Care and Landscape Businesses. She has a knack for attacking problems head-on, and she goes a step further by creating tools and resources and putting systems in place to solve those problems in the future. In making these tools available to others, Christeen showcases her genuine desire to help others solve their business problems as they grow and become more profitable.