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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

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Photo of my kiddos a few weeks ago when we were getting ready for Jordan's graduation.

When we got home from work last night Larry wanted us to go on a date. We went to the theatre to see Glenn Beck's Encore of the "Common Sense" tour. It was excellent. I hope somehow, everyone can see it if they never got to the theatre to see it. It was so funny -- I laughed so hard I cried and at one point, I just had my face buried in a napkin and wiped the tears for about 5 minutes straight while I laughed. If I wouldn't have had my face in the napkin I would have laughed so loud the whole theatre would have heard me. It was THAT funny. But it was also very inspiring and I was very moved by many things he said. The message is so needed and when his book, "Common Sense" comes out in a few weeks I can't wait to get it!

After the movie we went late night grocery shopping and watched TV and spent time together a few hours before bed.

Today on "Fun Friday" ~ our day off ~ I slept in. This was possible because the kids are now out of school. I had one client meeting (for one hour) for career coaching but other than that, I spent the day resting and catching up on friends blogs until late afternoon when I did some weeding, biked about 5 miles, walked 1 mile and then took a shower and relaxed. I really needed this day.

Tomorrow I have several projects to do in preparation for Sunday, however I should get a few hours rest too which I'm really looking forward to. I'm getting it wherever I can, and it's helping me in getting on the mend.

Oh yes, and ...Larry did the cooking today which was nice. :-) He made me homemade chicken noodle soup which is one thing I can eat on this special diet I'm on.

Comments

Anonymous said…
Thanks for sharing the pic. of your beautiful children. Is it just me...or are teens better looking than teens 40(cough, cough) years ago? ;)
Ruth, PA
Sharon said…
Yeah!! I'm so glad that you have enjoyed the last couple of days and are getting rest. Congratulations Dustin!! :O)

Much love,
Shari

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