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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

Another year completed of life coaching

Today ended our 2008 year of life coaching with the current group of women and we begin again fresh next month. Last year I hosted our December meeting at my home however with a party at our home tomorrow night I thought it was too much for me to host two events in one weekend to the degree that I like to go with things. So...

We met at First Watch this morning for brunch. I just love being with our group of women. Looking back and reflecting today on various changes over the past seven years, I stand in awe of the caliber and character of women that I am now privileged to lead. They are a true blessing and I take such joy in them.

As we start a new year of life coaching, there is opportunity for others to join the group and make the one-year commitment to be a part of it. I asked some of them today to express what life coaching means to them and why anyone should think about being a part of it, and here's what a few of them said:

Michele ~ "Life coaching is life changing. It has given me the self confidence to step outside my box - my comfort zone. We also share life's ups and downs which has been really awesome..."

Liane ~ "Being connected to other women who help you stretch and grow is what it's about. We have learned so much that has also brought us closer to God."

Anita ~ Life coaching gives you a safe haven to be yourself - to open up."

Cathy ~ "Life coaching brings a real sense of community."

Susan ~ "I say DITTO to what everyone else just said!"

If you are a Northside woman and you are interested in life coaching for the 2009 year, let me know asap so that your spot can be reserved. The first meeting of the new year is January 31. Get ready to change!

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