Profit By Design
By Dr. Sabrina Starling and Mike Bruno
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You work hard in your business. On the Profit by Design Podcast, we ask the BIG question: What has your business done FOR YOU lately? Join your co-hosts, Dr. Sabrina Starling, The Business Psychologist™ and author of the How to Hire the Best Series, and Mike Bruno, CEO of Contractor Business Solutions as we grapple with the questions that help us make better decisions in our businesses and our lives. Weekly, we bring you tips, tools and strategies from our own experiences and from the experiences of our guests who are entrepreneurial thought leaders and real life entrepreneurs--- all to support YOU in making intentionally profitable AND sustainable business decisions to live the lifestyle you desire.
||Clean23: Overcoming Resistance to Change||Do you get all fired up after discovering a new system for your business only to find that you lack the confidence to implement the necessary changes? After listening to the previous podcast, with Vicky Suiter from The Profit Bleed, Mike was triggered..||2/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean22: Stop the Profit Bleed with Vicki Suiter||Do you know if you have a profitable business? You may think you do, and only find out at the end of the year that you’re barely breaking even. Today’s guest emphasizes that we need to build profit into our budgeting and we need to go beyond...||2/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean21: Designing for Profit in 2019||Mike is back with us on the show again! For Mike and Dr. Sabrina, success in business, in your personal life, and with your goals, is all about small wins. So in today's episode, Mike and Dr. Sabrina are talking about getting unstuck and creating big...||1/31/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean20: Street Smart Entrepreneurial Strategies with Tom Antion||On today's Profit by Design, you're going to get some great ideas that are really going to get your wheels turning. Dr. Sabrina will be talking to Tom Antion, an internet multi-millionaire who has never had a job. He has been a professional speaker...||1/24/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean19: Become a Savvy Consumer of Business Coaching Services||How do you select a business coach? This is a great question for all business owners! It is not an easy task but there are best practices and things to look out for in choosing the right coach. Once you find the right coach, it’s important to...||1/17/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean18: Ask Dr. Sabrina: Help! I Need a Process for Hiring||Today Dr. Sabrina is answering a question from Heidi Adams, one of our listeners in rural Wyoming. Heidi’s business has been growing faster than she expected and she needs a process for hiring. Heidi is not alone! In fact, most small business...||1/10/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean17: Hire Better with Psychological Assessments Dr. Christine Allen||The guest on today's episode of the Profit by Design is Dr. Christine Allen, a Workplace Psychologist and Executive Coach. Dr. Chris and Dr. Sabrina discuss what small business owners need to know about using psychological assessments effectively in...||1/3/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean16: Why Your Business NEEDS you to Take a 4 Week Vacation||Dr. Sabrina is getting ready to leave for her 4 Week Vacation! She's been preparing since early March, and systemizing her business to run without her for the next four weeks. This means that her it will have to go through a complete business cycle...||12/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean15: Making Sustainably Profitable LIFESTYLE Decisions with Nathan Shields||The guest on today's episode of the Profit by Design Podcast is Nathan Shields, the host of the Physical Therapy Owners Club podcast. Nathan has made some really interesting choices when it comes to both lifestyle and business. And he is with us on...||12/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean14: Getting Out of Your Own Way in Business with Steven Bousquet||Steven Bousquet joins Dr. Sabrina on today's episode of Profit by Design Podcast after returning, very relaxed, from a 4 Week Vacation vacation. (He made the 4 Week Vacation Pledge at the last retreat held at Dr. Sabrina's home, The Entrepreneur's...||12/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean13: How to Write a Simple, One Page Business Plan with Dave Sullivan||Are you a business owner that would like to retire one day and be able to pass off an excelling company? Then today’s show is just for you! Creating a one-page business plan that any business can use to get their company in order. Dave Sullivan has...||12/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean12: What it REALLY takes to be a ‘Great Place to Work’||Wouldn’t it be nice to be a part of a working team that feels like family? On today’s Profit by Design Podcast, Dr. Sabrina speaks with Chuck Parmely and Scott Mason of Overhead Door Co. of Riverton / Lander. For Chuck and Scott, it’s not only...||11/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean11: Marketing Isn’t Just for Getting Customers, It’s Important for Employee Recruitment Too||Attracting the best employees requires some ninja strategies in today’s tight labor market. On today’s Profit by Design Podcast, Mike Ciavolino joins Dr. Sabrina and Mike to discuss how to use marketing strategy to recruit. At Shore Creative...||11/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10: Learn the Language of Your Ideal Clients||On today’s Profit by Design Podcast, our guest is Jeffrey Shaw, author of the book Lingo. In order for a business to attract more and more ideal clients and customers, we have to understand the lingo of the ideal clients, which is what Jeffrey...||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean09: Stop Pushing Paper and Start Prioritizing People with Rhamy Alejeal||On today’s Profit by Design, Dr. Sabrina has a conversation with Rhamy Alejeal. Rhamy opens our eyes to the subtle micro-transactions that create friction between a business and its team members. You work hard to bring on A-Players. Now find out how..||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean08: Live, Lead and Work On Purpose with Dr. Ken Keis||On today’s Profit by Design, Dr. Sabrina and Mike speak with Dr. Ken Keis. Not only is he an author, speaker, podcast host, and coach, but he is also the President and CEO of Consulting Resource Group International (CRG). Some of his latest...||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean07: The Emotional Side of Managing Employees with Mike and Dr. Sabrina||Are you waging emotional battles that may be blocking you from managing your employees properly? The whole “people side” of running a business can be baffling, especially if emotions cloud what you should be asking of your team members, or are...||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean06: 3 Things You Must Know to Grow Profitably with Donna Leyens||On today’s Profit by Design, Dr. Sabrina Starling talks with her good friend Donna Leyens. Donna is the President and Co-Founder of the Provendus Group. She is on a mission to save small businesses from extinction, by providing business tools,...||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean05: Ask Dr. Sabrina: I Work 60 Hours a Week, How Do I Even Find Time to Work ON My Business?||What has your business done for you lately? Is your business running you rather than you running your business? On today’s Profit By Design, Dr. Sabrina Starling hosts a special Ask Dr. Sabrina segment to answer an important question asked by a...||10/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean04: You Can't Make This Stuff Up with Chad Hatfield||The Ups and Downs of Hiring, Firing and Retaining Good Employees||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean03: Hiring the Best to Set Your Business Up to Run Without You with Dr. Sabrina Starling||On today’s Profit By Design, Mike interviews co-host, Dr. Sabrina Starling. Dr. Sabrina is The Business Psychologist™ and author of the How To Hire The Best series. Dr. Sabrina discusses her new book, How To Hire The Best, Construction...||9/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean02: Using Systems in Your Business to Allow You to Pursue Other Interests with Mike Bruno||Maybe you’re an entrepreneur just starting out or, like Mike Bruno, perhaps you’ve been doing it the past 27 years. Today, Mike and I talk about a few examples of where your business can be once you commit and focus. Mike has been a successful...||9/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean01: What Every Business Owner Needs to Know to Avoid Entrepreneurial Poverty with Mike Michalowicz||It’s exciting to start a business, but most business owners don’t anticipate cashflow problems and the time poverty that can come along with owning a business. Your business doesn’t have to take over your life, and today’s guest is here to...||9/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Top Notch Knowledge!
This podcast offers great top notch knowledge. I’ve been working with Dr. Sabrina for the past two years. She has learned how to help business owners be greater in their business. She works with a system that brings out the real issues and works together to solve them. Her input and that of those that are on the podcast are top notch. Mike brings a great background to the podcast as well. His experiences has put him in a place to give back what he has learned through his many situations. You have to download and listen to this podcast! -Penrod Media
An Eye Opener!
I just found this podcast and I'm loving it. I've been a business owner for 20+ years and have always struggled with the problems that Sabrina and Mike offer some real world solutions for. Good advice to help get me hire A players and get out of the day to day grind. Keep 'em coming!
I love this podcast. Sabrina and Mike have great guests who share their wisdom and experiences - the good, bad and the ugly - as small business owners. I really enjoy the stories they and their guests share, and I learn something valuable every time I listen.