In This Episode: Chris and Jen Botting share their gripping story of how a life-changing birthday gift led to the early detection of Chris’s kidney cancer, underscoring the life-saving importance of preventative healthcare. This episode is a must-listen for business owners looking to safeguard their future.

Thoughts From Chris and Jen: 

  • Whether you’re a small employer or large employer, it’s essential to incentivize and encourage your employees to go for those preventative visits – Jen Botting
  • I was asymptomatic. I displayed no signs of having cancer in my body whatsoever. It would have gone undetected until maybe it was too late. – Chris Botting
  • You have to be the CEO of your own health and demand the type of care and attention that you deserve. – Jen Botting
  • It’s the gift that keeps on giving. My wife’s birthday present saved my life. – Chris Botting
  • Employees want more—they want a lifestyle spending account, the best health insurance program, and higher dental coverage. Jen Botting

Key Takeaways:

  • The importance of preventative healthcare cannot be overstated; early detection can save lives.
  • Business owners should consider individual disability insurance and key man insurance to protect both their business and personal finances.
  • Employees are more likely to use and appreciate comprehensive health plans that are clearly communicated and explained.
  • The ability to pivot quickly in response to unexpected challenges, like a health diagnosis or a pandemic, is crucial for business sustainability.