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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

The ONE thing people want to know more than anything

If you're a leader it will help you to come to grips with the question that is weighing on most people's mind about anything:

"How is this going to affect me?"

That's what they wonder.

How well you can address that question as early and as clearly as possible makes the difference in how well any transition will go, large or small.

Incidentally, if you ARE the leader, you also  have this question on your mind. Anytime a follower makes a shift, you wonder, "how is this going to affect me?" The only difference is, you're the one who has the responsibility of solving or fixing whatever may occur as a result of whatever it is that they do, or don't do.  

Everybody has the same question, the only difference is one person has a different level of responsibility.

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