104 episodes

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.

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

Profit By Design A Tap the Potential Production in collaboration with Small Business Consulting Group

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    • 5.0, 2 Ratings

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.

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

    The Value of Job Costing in Managing Your Gross Profit Margin with Diane Gilson

    The Value of Job Costing in Managing Your Gross Profit Margin with Diane Gilson

    Diane Gilson joins Dr. Sabrina and Mike Bruno to discuss the value of using job costing to manage your gross profit margin, which translates into more money that you keep.

    Although this conversation centers around job costing in the construction industry, there are valuable nuggets of information for those listening who may be in other industries, such as how to be a more effective business owner. Listen in for an inside look at how to design a business that supports the lifestyle you desire. 

    • 43 min
    Understanding Pricing and Value with Stephen King

    Understanding Pricing and Value with Stephen King

    Stephen King, president and CEO of GrowthForce, joins Dr. Sabrina and her co-host, Mike Bruno, for an illuminating conversation around pricing. 

    Should you discount during this economic downturn? Listen in to this discussion to hear compelling reasons why you should NOT discount, and what you should be doing, instead.

    Top executive at a Fortune 500 company. Bootstrapped CEO. Venture-backed tech startup founder. Non-profit fundraiser. It’s safe to say Stephen King is not your traditional CPA!

    • 39 min
    Lead Your Business, Lead Your Family with Darren Hopman

    Lead Your Business, Lead Your Family with Darren Hopman

    Darren Hopman, Success Team Lead at Tap the Potential, joins Dr. Sabrina in conversation with an inside look at Tap the Potential and how they walk their talk with the things they teach their clients and how they utilize these philosophies in their own lives.

    Listen in to hear how Darren developed his personal mission statement and how he uses it to help business owners every day. He will be sharing some great strategies around how to be a leader in your own family based on good leadership in business. 

    • 44 min
    Done in Five Years: Securing Your Financial Future with Linda Stapf

    Done in Five Years: Securing Your Financial Future with Linda Stapf

    On today’s show, Dr. Sabrina sits down with Linda Stapf, CPA and Financial Advisor with Stapf Financial Services.

    Linda is a Breakthroughs on the Bayou Retreat alumna. She got inspired by the activity that the participants did with Sir Steven Wilkinson for their VIP day concerning selling their businesses.
    Listen in to this conversation and get ready for some powerful thought-provoking information. You’ll very likely come away with some much bigger ideas for yourself concerning your future.

    • 43 min
    The Right Clients Bring Peace and Personal Growth with Andrew Tvardzik

    The Right Clients Bring Peace and Personal Growth with Andrew Tvardzik

    On today’s episode, Dr. Sabrina introduces us to Andrew Tvardzik. Andrew and his family have been a part of the Better Business, Better Life™ program for the last two years. During this conversation, Andrew shares the challenges that his family's business has experienced and how they are overcoming those challenges.

    Listen in to gain insights that you’ll be able to use in your own business as you work towards designing your own sustainably profitable business that supports the lifestyle you desire.

    • 43 min
    Stealth Health: Take Back Your Power and Unravel the Mystery of You with Dr. Nancy Trimboli

    Stealth Health: Take Back Your Power and Unravel the Mystery of You with Dr. Nancy Trimboli

    Dr. Sabrina, The Business Psychologist™, sits down for a conversation with Dr. Nancy Trimboli, author of Stealth Health: Take Back Your Power and Unravel the Mystery of You.

    It’s imperative that we take care of ourselves during this coronavirus event in order to stay mentally and physically healthy during isolation.

    You’ll hear tips on how to ease yourself and your team members back into a routine as more and more businesses are starting to open.

    • 43 min

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Vinay Koshy ,

Enhance your ability to ask powerful questions that moves the needle

Love the interviews that Sabrina and Mike host to peel back the curtain behind how business owners have made hard decisions to move their business forward. The conversations and experiences are easily relatable and help get my mind out of the daily grind and into more meaningful real world solutions to help the team and business.

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