Profit by Design

How to Make Your Time Worth $10,000 an Hour, Part 1

How to Make Your Time Worth $10,000 an Hour, Part 1

Your time is valuable. Don’t waste it on clients and customers who don’t fit your ideal client profile. A much better strategy is to identify the sweet spot of your business and have a system for attracting the right people and deterring the wrong people. Today’s episode covers a popular topic with the Tap the Potential family of business owners: how to make your time worth $10,000 an hour. I’ve been using these strategies and teaching on this subject for many years, and I’m excited to share this information with you today.

In today’s Part 1, the focus is on you, the business owner, your $10,000 an hour mindset, and how to handle delegation. Part 2 will focus on your team members and how to get them thinking about making their time worth more than $100, $1000, and even $10,000 an hour. I’m bringing you the latest research on entrepreneurship and what we know about those who are thriving and those who are burning out.

Download your Chart of $10,000 an Hour Activities now, refer to it often, and listen for lots of life-changing wisdom coming your way. You’ll learn how to avoid the most common and costly missteps and the secret to multiplying your profit by 100-900% in less than 12 months. I’m sharing two powerful questions to get you laser-focused on the $10,000 an hour activities in your business. Join me now for Part 1!

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I’m Scared to Hire! How Do I Know If I Can Afford It, and Other Hiring Fears

I’m Scared to Hire! How Do I Know If I Can Afford It, and Other Hiring Fears

“We’re busy, I’m overwhelmed, and my team is overwhelmed. We have more work than we can handle. I know we need to hire, but I’m scared. How do I know if we can even afford it?” Does this sound familiar? If this describes your experience, today’s episode is for you! Many business owners face this common problem, and we are diving deep into this topic today. We’ll address the fears around hiring, hiring PTSD, and the big question of how you can afford to hire a new team member.

Tap the Potential provides valuable tools to help in every aspect of the hiring process to grow your sustainably profitable business. Our Better Business Better Life Assessment helps measure your burnout risk, because “doing it all” in your business will lead to burnout. Our research shows that 9 out of 10 entrepreneurs feel burnout symptoms and don’t know how to structure their work to support their lives. Our Chart of $10,000 an Hour Activities teaches you to delegate tasks and make the most profitable use of your time as a business owner. The How to Hire the Best Course (and book) covers everything you’ll hear in today’s show. You’ll learn why traditional hiring practices will set you up to fail in attracting and retaining A-players to your team. We can help you get started in the right direction. Book a call with us today!

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Your 4 Week Vacation®️ is Within Reach and Entirely Possible! with Kristin Meyer

Your 4 Week Vacation®️ is Within Reach and Entirely Possible! with Kristin Meyer

Are you preparing for YOUR 4 week vacation®️ in 2024? Or is this another year of stress and overwhelm moving you toward full-blown burnout? Help is available, and your 4 week vacation®️ is possible! Today’s episode is a live coaching call with Kristin Meyer, the CEO and co-owner of Southern Crafted Shutters. They are an exterior shutter manufacturer and retailer in upstate South Carolina where there is an intentional focus on team and culture.
Kristin wants to take a 4 week vacation®️ with her husband, who is the co-owner of the business. If it’s a challenge for one business owner to take a 4 week vacation®️, it is much more magnified when both co-owners plan to vacation at the same time! Kristin is passionate about providing amazing service whether in developing her team, proactively communicating with customers, or partnering with other business owners. She believes that culture is everything and strives to maintain a work environment where people have fun, get things done, and feel like family. One cool fact about Kristin is that she has a coaching certification from Coaching Life, so she brings coaching principles into how she runs her business. Join the conversation and listen to Dr. Sabrina’s coaching that can help Kristin make her 4 week vacation®️ dream a reality!

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Tapping Into a New Talent Pipeline to Grow Your Business

Tapping Into a New Talent Pipeline to Grow Your Business

Are you ready for another game-changing strategy to grow your business? A successful internship program can be transformative in bringing fresh perspectives and innovative ideas to the table. This topic prompts many questions about how to hire interns, what they can do for your business, what requirements should be in place for an internship, and how to build a successful internship program. Just imagine the magnitude of possibilities when you believe in and create opportunities for the future of our workforce! Join Kaitlyn Beaver, Tap the Potential’s Success and Connect Team Lead and How to Hire the Best Strategist, for all this and more in today’s episode!

Don’t miss today’s free workshop, Unlocking Profit Potential: The Power of A-Players and How to Attract Them for 10x Growth. If you have hiring PTSD and are struggling to lead your team, THIS is the place to start! In this workshop, we will uncover the secret sauce behind maximizing the productivity of A-players. You will discover proven strategies to attract and recruit top talent and ensure a higher success rate, and you’ll gain actionable insights to create a workplace environment that nurtures and retains A-players. Sign up to join us today, February 22, at 1:00 pm Central.

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How to Hire Your Next A-Player with Dr. Sabrina Starling

How to Hire Your Next A-Player with Dr. Sabrina Starling

Today’s show focus is very near and dear to my heart: hiring A-players. I’ll explain what small business owners are getting wrong and why traditional hiring practices will only bring difficulties and heartache. The mis-hiring process is painful because of the time and effort involved in screening applicants and interviewing, and statistics show that 75% of business owners are mis-hiring. Join me in today’s episode for a look at what not to do and what will give solid results in attracting A-players to your team. I’ll wrap up with simple tips to help you uplevel your team this year for profitable growth.

Because we love to celebrate wins here at Tap the Potential, we have a big win to celebrate with you today. This is the 5th anniversary of the Profit by Design podcast! That means that we have come to you weekly for five years, sharing tips, tools, and strategies to help you design your business to be sustainably profitable. Along with that, we are ranked in the top 5% globally in a field of over three million podcasts, and that is only possible because of our devoted listeners. We appreciate each listener and each piece of feedback we receive!

The truth is that a single A-player can outperform 9-12 average team members and greatly impact your leadership experience in positive ways. Don’t you want to leave traditional hiring practices behind and learn how to attract and hire valuable and productive A-players for your team? The first step is to attend our free workshop, Unlocking Profit Potential: The Power of A-Players and How to Attract Them for 10x Growth. It’s on February 22. Click the link to sign up today!

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Expect More, Achieve More: The Power of Setting Boundaries and Owning Accountability

Expect More, Achieve More: The Power of Setting Boundaries and Owning Accountability

Are you struggling to set boundaries with your team and hold expectations? This is a common struggle for business owners. If you find yourself having the same conversations over and over with your team members just to see nothing change, this episode is for you! We are diving into practical ways to set boundaries and hold expectations for them, along with the challenge of the tough conversations you need to have with team members who criticize your choices as the leader and business owner. Join us to learn more!

As part of our support to help you uplevel your team, we have a very exciting opportunity coming up very soon. It’s called Unlocking Profit Potential: The Power of A-Players and How to Attract Them for 10x Growth. This free workshop is on Thursday, February 22, and you do not want to miss it! Sign up today!

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The Dream Manager: An A-Player’s Story of Aligning Her Vision with the Company’s Vision

The Dream Manager: An A-Player’s Story of Aligning Her Vision with the Company’s Vision

Welcome to today’s episode! Last week, we covered how your organization’s future and your team members’ potential are intertwined. You also learned why Tap the Potential’s Dream Manager Program is the solution to the monumental problem of employee disengagement. Today you’ll learn the vital importance of putting your personal strategic plan in place, how identifying your dreams supports your business vision, and how to energize your A-players and keep them engaged. Join us to learn more!

Leading the charge for this topic is Melissa Kay, the Lead Strategist and “Chief Dream Officer” at Tap the Potential. Joining her is Kaitlyn Beaver, Sales and Marketing Team Lead at Tap the Potential. Kaitlyn shares her experience with the Dream Manager Program and how having a personal strategic plan supports her role as an A-player on our amazing team.

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The Dream Manager Program: The Solution to Employee Disengagement

The Dream Manager Program: The Solution to Employee Disengagement

“The great corporate battle in the coming decades will be the war for talent.” Do you feel overwhelmed by the challenge of attracting and retaining engaged A-players on your team? Is employee disengagement sinking your ship? In this episode, Melissa Kay, Tap the Potential’s Lead Strategist and “Chief Dream Officer,” shares how your organization’s future and your team members’ potential are intertwined. We are diving deep into team member disengagement, what the core issue is, how it can end your organization, and what you can do about it right now. Join us to learn more!

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How to Strategically Manage Your Time with Melissa Kay

How to Strategically Manage Your Time with Melissa Kay

Do you feel like you never have enough time to get everything done? You are not alone! Most business owners identify time management as one of the biggest challenges they face. When you started your business to have more time freedom, you probably didn’t envision getting caught in the survival trap and experiencing real symptoms of burnout as your business grew. If you are unsure of how to prioritize your time, have too many meetings to attend, and don’t know what to focus on next, we can help. It all starts with learning to manage your time strategically.

Join us for this episode with Melissa Kay. The first step in managing your time is understanding the value of your time as a business owner. We have two valuable tools that can help! Get your copy of the Chart of $10,000 an Hour Activities and the 2024 Strategic Planner today!

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Strategic Planning Series, Part 4 of 4: Designing for Profit in 2024

Strategic Planning Series, Part 4 of 4: Designing for Profit in 2024

Set yourself up to double or triple your profit and owner’s pay in 2024! How does that sound? Join Dr. Sabrina for Part 4 of our Strategic Planning Series as she walks you through what it means to design your business to be sustainably profitable. You’ll learn how to get out of the survival trap, plan for growth that increases profit and owner’s pay, and discover the most often overlooked business expenses.

Our focus at Tap the Potential for 2024 is “planning to thrive.” In our Strategic Planning Series, we have covered how to build your resilience, use the Gift to Yourself Exercise, and properly reflect on the wins, successes, breakdowns, and breakthroughs of 2023. Our workbook to accompany this series has handouts and charts that will be helpful to have in front of you.

Download your copy of our Strategic Planning Series Workbook today; you’ll also get the Tap the Potential 2024 Strategic Planner as a bonus gift. This valuable tool will help you break down quarterly goals, take daily action steps, and give you powerful questions for reflection.

What’s possible for you in 2024? Do you imagine more time for family, friends, exercise, hobbies, healthy eating, and reconnecting with the things that bring you joy and fulfillment? We started the Better Business Better Life Jumpstart on January 8. The great news for you is that there is still time to join the program and access the workshop, and it’s free! We will help you design a sustainably profitable business and find more time for what matters most in 2024.

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