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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

Live from Arizona...

Hello my friends in blogland...

I didn't blog yesterday -- too much going on. We left the house at 7 am Tampa time and flew to Atlanta and then on to Phoenix. We arrived at 1:30 AZ time (that's 4:30 FL time) and Randy picked us up and took me to what he knows is my favorite place to eat here -- Jack in the Box! Seriously. I'm crazy about it. I have always been and we don't have them in FL. Then he took us to his favorite ice cream place -- the Golden Spoon. It was really good and had a ton of low fat and sugar free options. I loved it!

We came home and talked for a few hours and set Randy up on a facebook (so much fun! No one can believe he's actually on there!) and then Dawn had to go teach her Financial Peace class at the church. She was going to be gone til' late so later on we all went to On the Border, another place I don't get to go to in FL either. Fun!!

We stayed up late talking until I couldn't keep me eyes open anymore and then I got an incredible night's sleep with no kids to get up for school in the morning. Ahhhhhh...wonderful. There was no 6 am wake up call today. This was really needed. You don't realize how much rest you need until you actually get away from home with no kids and sleep uninterrupted. (No, it doesn't end when they aren't babies anymore. There are plenty of times I'm sound asleep and at 1 am, one of my kids will knock on the door and say, "Mom, my permission for is due tomorrow and I forgot to ask you to sign it..." (SMILE)

Tomorrow Dawn and I head over to the Wyndam hotel for three days at the National Women in Ministry Conference. We are so excited! It's going to be awesome, I just know it!

I'll blog as I can...

Have a stellar day, my friends...

Much love,


Aaron said…
Soak it all in and be blessed!!!
Sharon said…
Enjoy your time. BTW- I'm still soaking in your PW post. ;) Thanks for it! It's nice to feel somebody is "for" me.

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