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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

Back to the real world

I'm taking time to ease my way back in.  What's the rush?

I have hundreds of emails waiting.  But it won't kill them to wait.  I was entirely "unplugged" the entire time I was on the trip.  As I was sitting pool side this week I met a wonderful lady from Georgia and we struck up a long conversation while we relaxed and she asked me, "what is your favorite thing so far of being here?"  (We were both first time cruisers.)  I said, "Oh without a doubt my husband and I both being unplugged!"   It was wonderful to be entirely cut off from the outside world.

I will get to all my correspondence this week starting Monday, but not today. It will wait.  One more day won't hurt.  I have church today (I am excited to see my Celebration Church peeps!) and choir rehearsal for our Easter Musical which is coming up next Sunday (I can't believe it's THAT soon!) and that will be enough to become immersed back into my world for today.  The rest will come tomorrow as I'm back to the phone, e-mail, etc.

Having my husband all to myself was fabulous.  Here we are on the balcony of the ship.  More pics to come over the next week.  It really was the most amazing week ever!  I am so grateful for every moment.

Comments

Rhonda said…
I think alone time with your spouse is sooo under-rated - glad you guys were able to get away!
I agree! And me too...

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