Screw the Naysayers

Ep 172 How To Live The D.R.E.A.M. Life | Sabrina Runbeck

November 13, 2019

Sabrina Runbeck is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Physician Assistant and a Life Performance Consultant. After working 80+ hours a week in healthcare, Sabrina noticed that there were people in the healthcare arena who love their work and yet were always able to always make it to their workout class or go to brunch or happy hour with family and friends. This while Sabrina and the rest of the professionals were grinding away. The issue became more important to her when she encountered a patient, a man with a wife and two young children,  who was facing major health challenges. Realizing that we don’t get time back, Sabrina set out to in her words, crack the code of doing important work while still having time for self and family.

Sabrina still works in medicine but has found a new passion in helping professionals with high-demanding careers to live the lifestyle they deserve, so they can enjoy their success. She believes everyone has the inner ability to gain more control and find life's satisfactions, and is on a mission to help them. In this episode Sabrina:

  • Reflected on the friction that can be created when we make transformational life changes
  • Talks about her focus on checking off all the boxes, starting with her degree
  • Says that she still loves the energy working in Cardiothoracic medicine
  • But has also found a passion for helping other professionals 
  • Stressed the importance of always  learning
  • Explains why she is always looking for opportunities to shorten her learning curve
  • Talks about the 3 different stages of burnout
  • Reminds us that our ability is never fixed
  • And shares with us a 5 step process anyone can use to fall in love with their job

Sabrina is bright, energetic and a rising star. Enjoy...

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