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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

Lookin like a fool wit ya
pants on the ground...


Our family cracked up Wednesday night when we saw this on AI and I just had to watch it again.  Everybody I know loves it.  This guy is great...

Even more funny to me is what Savanna did with this song.  This week is soccer tryouts at her school.  They are making cuts throughout the week, and yesterday more cuts were announced, and so far she has made the team!  Final cuts are made today and we will know this afternoon about whether she is officially on the team. 

Well... speaking of fools, yesterday she thinks she might have  found a "fool proof" way of gaining victory over opponents on the field.  (We'll see if it was fool proof or not later this afternoon -- it either really helped her or hindered her.)  Yesterday they had a scrimmage and right in the middle of it she would start loudly singing this song, "Pants on the Ground" and the opponent would get all flustered and just stop, burst out laughing or mess up and just not know how to respond.  Meanwhile she just kept right on running and playing soccer while singing, "pants on the ground".  That's my girl!  Sheer GENIUS!  (I hope!  We'll see if she makes the team.  If not she won't try this technique next time.  LOL)  By the way, several students asked her afterwards, "did you write that song?"!  They must not be American Idol watchers. 


Ruth, PA said…
Deanna...that is too funny! go girl! Hope you make the team. I know they could use someone with a few tricks up her sleeve! Just keep singing the song and they could have a perfect season! LOL
Leanne said…
Reminds me of the episode of Glee when all the football players got in a line and performed Beyonce's "Single Ladies" to psych the other team out. Hysterical!!!

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