How To Overcome Your Inner Saboteur with Sabrina Runbeck [Limitless MD, Episode 45]


What would you do if one morning you woke up and realized this is not the ‌life you imagined for yourself? Yes, you have a profession, yes you are living your passion, and yes you have a lot of things going for you which should make life more fun and exciting. But then, burnout kicks in and suddenly, you start questioning how you’ve been living your life this whole time. That’s exactly what happened to Sabrina Runbeck. 

She’s got a lot of things going for her until her body screamed for a pause and that pause allowed her the time to reflect and assess the quality of her work performance. Her realizations led her to an understanding of her self-sabotaging tendencies. In this episode, she shares the strategies that helped her break down her self-saboteurs and achieve optimum performance at work and in life.


“Your career goals and mission should be complementary to your life mission.”

– Sabrina Runbeck


In This Episode:

00:00 Welcome back to another episode of the Limitless MD podcast

03:00 Sabrina shares her definition of what it means to be “efficient” 

04:39 This situation led Sabrina to question how she’s been living her life and realized that she’s always been a starter, never a finisher

07:36 These are the steps Sabrina took to create the mindset model that helped increase her performance level and avoid taking in MDs with self-saboteur tendencies

08:24 Focusing on this specific component led Sabrina to the realization that it’s okay to have sabotaging tendencies  

09:15 Find out how Positive Intelligence helped one of Sabrina’s clients to call out and win over her internal saboteur and pleaser tendency

12:25 Sabrina shares her 5 strategies for peak performance

16:48 Sabrina shares the importance of creating a freedom compass and how it helps identify the things we need to eliminate and delegate so we can work more efficiently

19:25 Podcast Outro



Resources mentioned: 

– Sacred Redesign –

– Women Who BossUp: Secrets from Women Who Are Forging Their Own Path and Thriving –

– Positive Intelligence: Why Only 20% of Teams and Individuals Achieve Their True Potential AND HOW YOU CAN ACHIEVE YOURS –

– Pareto Principle –





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