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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

Ten questions I have...


1) How am I going to choose between Adam Lambert and Danny Gokey? (I can't. I just can't. Please don't make me. I will call two phone numbers, that's just all there is to it.)

2) Why do some people believe that going a few trillion dollars in debt is going to help set us financially back on track?

3) Did you ever wonder too why some people lie over the dumbest things? I mean things that aren't even that serious or consequential. They just lie, to lie. Always amazes me.

4) Why do so many people lose their entire life as they know it for the momentary pleasure of a moral failure? I still can't understand it. So not worth it. Really, no matter how good "it" was, it wasn't that good.

5) Why can't cabbage be 2,000 calories a bite and chocolate be 2?

6) Why do people keep watching The View at all? (Oh yeah, Elisabeth)

7) Why do some women like it when their husband or significant other says, "Who's your Daddy?" Doesn't that sound incredibly incestuous? Sorta pedophilish? (is that a word? Pedophilish? If it's not in the dictionary you heard it here first. Give me the credit for this word, gross as it is.) Seriously if my husband ever said, "Who's your Daddy?" I'd say, "hopefully not YOU or I'm getting out of this bed NOW." Yeeeechhkkk!

8) Why do people always bump into my foot with a cart at the grocery store with a cart when I have just gotten a pedicure? It makes me so mad I want to bang them over the head with the loaf of cuban bread that's in my cart. Yeah, I probably need anger management if I'm getting THAT mad over a pedi chip. Oh well.

9) Why the heck is Rihanna still speaking to Chris? And furthermore why is he still breathing? Why haven't some of the brothas gone and taken care of business with that boy?

10) Why do some people have children and then allow the children to dictate their schedule rather than being the parent (leader?) and setting the pace for their child and expect them to flow with it?

These are just 10. I have hundreds.

Comments

Aaron said…
LOL on #5 and #8 is like washing your car then a bird goes on it!
Anonymous said…
Two words: "Adam" and "Lambert"

That is all.

And I totally agree with you about Rihanna...thankfully, the 9-10 year old girls in my church who were all gaga over Chris Brown are now very passionately OUT of love with him. Smart girls - let's hope they keep their good sense when they're old enough to date!!!!
Melissa said…
OK I love cabbage but I agree why can't chocolate be 0 cal, 0 carbs and 0 points! I want my chocolate and I want to eat it too...
Web Designer said…
awesome post :-) I agree with all of the above!
Melissa Davis said…
Ummm, good questions, it's amazing the questions that we have running around in our valued space (head-lol) because I can surely relate.

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