Dr. Sabrina Starling

Disrupting Hustle Culture in Entrepreneurship

About Dr. Sabrina Starling

Entrepreneurship is in crisis. Dr. Sabrina’s latest research reveals almost 9 out of 10 entrepreneurs are experiencing symptoms of burnout, struggling to get through each week, laying awake at night worrying about payroll, employee issues, and the endless list of things needing your attention. We are two times more likely than the general population to suffer depression, 70% more likely to experience addiction and our divorce rate is 5 to 10 times higher than the general population.

Grinding it out is grinding us up!

YET, while all this is going on, entrepreneurs are responsible for two-thirds of net new jobs and 44% of US economic activity. 

We are amazing! 

And, Dr. Sabrina can’t help but wonder: How much more are we capable of when we are thriving? 

Dr. Sabrina’s latest research with over 225 entrepreneurs reveals critical gaps in our mindset and our business systems that keep us working unnecessarily hard, sacrificing our health and important relationships all for the sake of our businesses.

Dr. Sabrina brings forward the missing solution. The Tap the Potential Solution™ is the step-by-step guide to designing your growing business to give you more time for what matters most and more money in your bank account than ever. 

Dr. Sabrina Starling is the international best-selling author of How to Hire the Best: The Entrepreneur’s Ultimate Guide to Attracting Top Performing Team Members and The 4 Week Vacation®: The Entrepreneur’s Ultimate Guide to Taking Your Life Back from Your Business. Named a Top 50 Entrepreneur to Watch in 2022 by Apple News for her mission to disrupt traditional “hustle” culture in entrepreneurship, Dr. Sabrina and her team at Tap the Potential coach entrepreneurs through business transformations that give them freedom to take 4 Week Vacations® while their businesses grow profitably in their absence. 

Although sipping margaritas on the beach is what most envision when thinking of a 4 Week Vacation®, the numerous benefits of fully unplugging from the business start with simple steps to set healthier boundaries in the business, such as leaving work at 5, turning off your phone, going for a walk and spending time with your family. 

Dr. Sabrina’s message of small steps forward, taken in a consistent direction lead to big change over time, make a 4 Week Vacation® and its numerous benefits for the entrepreneur, team and company accessible to entrepreneurs everywhere. 


…what it would be like if you didn’t work every Friday. 

…what it would be like to go through your day with ease instead of rushing through your day putting out fires. 

…what it would be like to have the mental space to think and generate breakthrough ideas. 

….what it would be like to enjoy relaxed weekends and vacations while you depend on your team of A-Players. 

…falling back in love with your business AND loving your time away just as much!

Get ready to take your life back from your business!

Discussion Points

  • You’re on a mission to disrupt traditional hustle culture in entrepreneurship and you have a goal to send 10,000 entrepreneurs on a 4 Week Vacation® in 10 years. What is hustle culture? What is the impact of hustle culture on entrepreneurs?
  • You’ve been researching the entrepreneurial experience. What are successful entrepreneurs doing differently than those who are burning out?
  • What are most small business owners failing to do that keeps them from having a profitable business and a team that can run the business in their absence?
  • You’ve grown your business working 25 hours per week and you teach others to do that by focusing on $10,000 an Hour activities. What is a $10,000 an Hour activity?
  • In The 4 Week Vacation®, you share the Tap the Potential Solution, which consists of 5 key strategies, that create the opportunity for a small business to thrive and grow profitably. Would you share what those strategies are?
  • Building a team of A-Players is critical to setting your business up to run without you. Hiring is one of the biggest challenges for entrepreneurs. You’ve written an internationally best-selling series on How to Hire the Best and your clients are successfully hiring A-Players. What do we need to know about hiring A-Players?
  • How do you build a strengths based team and a coaching culture?
  • You help business owners take their lives back from their business. Where do I start?

Dr. Sabrina is happy to speak to various topics outside of these.

Keynote Topics

  • Reclaiming Your Entrepreneurial Journey: Making Your Work Support Your Life

  • Unlocking Profit Potential: The Power of A-Players and How to Attract Them for 10X Growth

  • How to Make Your Time Worth $10,000 an Hour as an Entrepreneur

How to Hire the Best Book Series & The 4 Week Vacation®

9 out of 10 entrepreneurs are burning out. 1 out of 10 is not. Those entrepreneurs who are not burning out are achieving three times the revenue of those who are burning out. Dr. Sabrina’s research with over 600 entrepreneurs reveals what thriving entrepreneurs are doing differently.

Are you working 60+ hours per week because your growing business is taking over your life? 

Are you tolerating warm bodies doing just enough to get by, making repeated mistakes, and costing you thousands in re-work and overtime? 

What if you could attract a steady stream of A-Players, who eagerly take work off your plate, solve problems, 10X your profit, take great care of your clients, and grow your business without your daily involvement?

It’s possible. And it’s easier than you think.

Where To Find Dr. Sabrina





Dr. Sabrina Speaks

The Entrepreneurship Elevated
Podcast with Mike Michalowicz

Episode 271: Hiring and Building Great Teams

Remodeling Business Blueprint with Randall Soules & David Hawke

Episode 84: How To Hire The Best

Leadership and Loyalty with Dov Baron

Dr Sabrina Starling: How to Hire the Best

Duct Tape Marketing Podcast with John Jantsch

How to Attract and Hire the Best Talent

ProfitCon 2022       Profit First Professionals

Work Supports Life, Not the Other Way Around!

Dr. Sabrina Publicity Photos

4 Week Vacation® Publicity Photos

How to Hire the Best Publicity Photos

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What people have to say about Dr. Sabrina

My Network Wins and So Do I.

Dr. Sabrina Starling knows her stuff and shares it with the audience in easy to swallow manageable components. She is sharp, she is practical, and helps audience members grow their business in a step-by-step way no matter what their starting point. She is genuine and it shines through to those people listening. I received a bunch of emails thanking me for having her as a guest speaker. When my network wins – so do I. I intend to have her back as a speaker again and again!

Kim Ades, MBA

President and Founder of Frame of Mind Coaching and JournalEngine™ Software

Warning: She’s Brilliant and Lot’s of Fun!

Dr. Sabrina Starling challenges status quo thinking, moving business owners forward with powerful, actionable insights. Dr. Starling is an invaluable resource to small business owners. Nowhere else will you find this rare combination of psychology combined with solid business strategy, presented in an easy to understand, highly applicable way. Dr. Starling is passionate about driving profit in small businesses, as they become great places to work. Her highest commitment is to moving small business owners from being overworked and barely staying afloat to thriving in their business and personal lives. Audience members come away excited, energized and wanting more. She’s easy to work with, and truly has the business owners’ best interests at heart.Warning: She’s brilliant and lots of fun!

Travis Lane Jenkins

Founder and CEO at Rock Star Entrepreneur Network

Countless ‘Take-Aways’ for Small Business Owners.

Let me be very clear about this… Dr. Starling is the number one, most remarkable business coach I’ve ever witnessed, known or worked with. I know hundreds of coaches and have personally worked with a dozen or so coaches that I have the highest regard for, but Sabrina (or The Doc, as I call her), is the world’s best.The reason she is so extraordinary is because she genuinely cares more about small business owners than anyone else. So much so, that at times I have seen her care for the business owner’s success, growth and happiness even more than the business owner themselves. I didn’t even think that was possible! But The Doc doesn’t stop there. She understands the complexities of the psychology of business, which is 95% of what it takes to succeed in small business. Added to that is the depth of experience she has from working with so many business owners over the years. She brings a combination of talent, experience and caring that I rarely see.When Dr. Sabrina is speaking, her straightforward, tell-itlike-it-is manner, combined with an approachable, warm personality, draws audience members in. She deeply understands the mindset of the audience and connects with them where they are, while providing easy to implement strategies, tools, and resources to move them forward. I can only rave about the countless ‘take-aways’ she provides.I can’t recommend her more highly

Mike Michalowicz

Author of Profit First, The Pumpkin Plan, Clockwork and Fix This Next

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