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Veggies First: The Quality of Life You Deserve?

Over the last fifteen months at Tap the Potential, we have been surveying entrepreneurs that take the Better Business, Better Life™ assessment over whether their businesses are giving them the quality of life they deserve.

In preparation for the release of Dr. Sabrina’s newest book, The 4 Week Vacation, which is coming out in October 2021, we’re crunching the numbers and running the stats on this assessment, and she will be sharing some preliminary information with you today.

If you find yourself identifying with these numbers, just know that you are not alone! Dr. Sabrina offers some simple steps that you can start taking immediately – today, even! – that will create a higher quality of life for you and make you more effective when you’re working on your $10,000 an hour activities.

Profit by Design is a Tap the Potential Production in collaboration with Small Business Consulting Group.

Show Highlights:

  • 76% of small business owners who have taken Tap the Potential’s assessment find it hard to “switch off” and not think about the business.
  • More than half of the respondents say they have neglected basic needs, such as sleep, healthy eating, or social interaction because of work.
  • 57% feel that it is taking increasing efforts to accomplish simple tasks.
  • Almost 75% report that their moods fluctuate based on how the business is doing.
  • Veggies First is a mindset. It is critical that we take care of ourselves first.
  • When we do Veggies First, it makes us better, stronger, and more resilient. When we’re consistent, we improve the quality of our thinking, our idea-generation, and our decision-making.
  • Each Veggies First that we do is a small step forward to taking our life back from our business and builds not only our own strength but our business’s strength toward our 4 Week Vacation.
  • Dr. Sabrina offers suggestions towards, and the benefits of, getting in our Veggies First.
  • A 4 Week Vacation presents some unique opportunities for high-quality leisure time.
  • A customized permission slip for you to do your Veggies First? Yes, please!


Links and Resources:

NEW! Facebook Group: Entrepreneurs Take Your Life Back! Upon joining, you’ll get access to exclusive, free, mini-trainings from Dr. Sabrina, including the Better Business, Better Life™ jumpstart, as well as the “How to Hire the Best” jumpstart! No charge to join! Let’s get to know each other!

BUY THE BOOK ON AMAZON: How to Hire the Best: The Entrepreneur's Ultimate Guide to Attracting Top-Performing Team Members by Dr. Sabrina Starling PhD

How to Hire the Best Toolkit

COURSE: How to Hire the Best

Taking care of yourself is important now more than ever. Are you ready to take your life back from your business?

The FIRST STEP is taking our Assessment at:

NEXT, meet with our Success Team Lead to debrief your results.

THEN, join our Better Business, Better Life™ program.

Dr. Sabrina’s WEBSITE


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Books Frequently Mentioned:

The 4 Week Vacation by Dr. Sabrina Starling PhD – COMING OCTOBER 2021!

How to Hire the Best: The Entrepreneur's Ultimate Guide to Attracting Top-Performing Team Members by Dr. Sabrina Starling PhD

How to Hire the Best: The Rural Business Owner's Ultimate Guide to Attracting Top Performing Employees by Dr. Sabrina Starling PhD

How To Hire The Best: The Contractor’s Ultimate Guide to Attracting Top Performing Employees by Dr. Sabrina Starling PhD

Profit First: Transform Your Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine by Mike Michalowicz

The Pumpkin Plan: A Simple Strategy to Grow a Remarkable Business in Any Field by Mike Michalowicz

Ikigai by Héctor García and Francesc Miralles

About The Author

Dr. Sabrina Starling, The Business Psychologist and international best-selling author of the How to Hire the Best series and The 4 Week Vacation™, is the founder of Tap the Potential and host of the Profit by Design podcast. At Tap the Potential, we work to free business owners from the constant demands of a growing business.

We believe work supports life, not the other way around. Clients in our Better Business, Better Life coaching program have more time for what matters most and more money in their bank account than they’ve ever had. Next, we send them off on a 4 Week Vacation™ to celebrate their hard-earned journey to take their life back!

Dr. Sabrina and her team at Tap the Potential are on a mission to change the story of entrepreneurship from one of long hours, grinding it out, to one of sustainably profitable businesses that support and enhance life. The Tap the Potential Solution™ and our Tap the Potential Family of Business Owners are disrupting small business as usual. We are on our way to making the Tap the Potential Solution™ the mainstream model for growing business.

By 2023, 150 Tap the Potential clients will have taken 4 Week Vacations. These are the trailblazers, role modeling what’s possible for entrepreneurs. In many entrepreneurial circles, it is becoming more and more common for one entrepreneur to ask another, “Have you taken a 4 Week Vacation™?” (as opposed to asking “How many employees do you have?” or “What is your annual revenue?”). Taking a fully unplugged 4 Week Vacation is rapidly becoming the recognized symbol of entrepreneurial success.

Never one to accept the status quo or back down from a challenge, Dr. Sabrina’s How to Hire the Best series grew from her desire to solve the toughest hiring challenges interfering with her clients’ growth and profitability. What sprang from her experience working with entrepreneurs in rural areas catapulted her into becoming the world’s leading expert in attracting top talent in small businesses—no matter what hiring challenges those businesses are facing—and earned Tap the Potential’s reputation as the go-to resource for entrepreneurs committed to creating Great Places to Work with thriving coaching cultures and highly engaged team members working from strengths.

As The Business Psychologist, and with her years of driving profit in small businesses, Dr. Sabrina knows what it takes to find, keep, and motivate exceptional performance out of your biggest investment—team members.