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What To Do First to Make a Profit

The PF Women Team at our Annual Team Retreat  ~ 2018 Today on Seth Godin's blog, he said: It's tempting to decide to make a profit first, then invest in training, people, facilities, promotion, customer service and most of all, doing important work. In general, though, it goes the other way. Yes, it does. If you are waiting to make a profit before you do these things, in my experience you're  not going to make a profit. So many organizations, ministries and churches are struggling with financial issues. I know your pain. As anyone who follows our story knows, our ministry was in a ton of debt four years ago when I came on as director.  Since that time, we've gotten out of debt and turned a profit every year.  God has done amazing things through out team, for which we give Him the glory! I find that what Seth is saying here is absolutely true, with one disclaimer. For Christian leaders, spiritual disciplines must always be first. Before we started inve

Ahhhh...it's Thursday night :-)


Had such a good day today ~ busy but when working that's the best kind of day to have! (Mine are all usually busy, but not always totally wonderful.) We have been getting ready for our "Friend's Day" on Sunday. There is so much to do and the event is in two more days.

Today Tom was at the church working on the van fixing it (we don't need the van for the event Sunday, he's just doing a repair on it). We all went to Home Depot to get some things to fix various things that we wanted to have done by the weekend. And then Cathy and I headed off to Michaels and Walmart to get some things to decorate. We were so happy with what we got -- we were both THRILLED to get the sales we got and there are going to be some incredibly nice "fall" touches in our facility on Sunday!!

We worked until about 6:00 pm and then headed to the grocery store to get some things, also for the weekend. We're having a dinner for all of our "friends" after the morning service. So excited!

After getting home, putting the groceries away and eating dinner, Larry said, "let's go on a date tonight!" (Yippee!) Our son works at Cobb Theatres and we get free tickets anytime Sunday-Thursday. So Larry said he wanted to wait til' the boys got home from work tonight and that way they'd be here for Savanna and late night tonight we'll be headed to see the late night showing of Nights in Rodanthe. (Larry even picked the movie...pretty impressive, huh?) I have read the book -- Nicholas Sparks is one of my favorite authors. Can't wait to see it and it's "Fun Friday" tomorrow so I'll be able to get Savanna off to school and then go back to bed as long as I want to.

I've had two really good days at work and otherwise, and I'm really looking forward to my day off tomorrow. Barring any emergencies it's going to be a fantastic day!

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