profit motive


The reason most businesses exist, to earn a profit.

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We had a profit motive and that is why we made such drastic changes to our company and to the way we did business.

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You should try to have a plan that will detail out exactly how you plan to use your profit motive to your advantage.

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When I asked my boss what he thought the primary reason our business existed, he laughed and said the only thing the owners cared about was the profit motive.

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