It's VERY important to start from a profitable budget. If your company doesn't have a good plan to turn a profit, how can you expect it to make a profit accidentally?
There are only 4 real methods to improve your company's bottom line, so you don't have to worry about a ton of choices. That said, you may some of the choices difficult (like increasing your sales goal, cutting overhead costs, or doing more work with the same crews - increasing your productivity)
No matter what the fix is, the numbers don't lie, and you need to put your company in a good position to make a profit - and that starts with the budget.
For an overview of the steps you can take to improve your budget's profit margin, click the link below: