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How to Process Your Brain’s Default Reactions to Feedback

Diane Paddison lists three mental triggers you may encounter when receiving feedback and how you can use those triggers to retrain how your brain reacts to feedback.

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May Brought a Historic High Number of Women Public Board Appointments

Learn just how many women were added to American boardrooms in May, what COVID did to friendships, and more in this week's Friday Faves!

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A Father’s Advice to His Working Daughter: ‘Don’t balance—blend.’

Gene Glaeser and Amber Maenius, a father/daughter duo, share how they both came to realization that trying to find balance is a lofty goal that should be replaced with a new practice of finding ways to blend.

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Have You Been Misusing These 5 Bible Verses?

See if you are guilty of misusing one of these five Bible verses, why the term "Supermom" needs to go, and more in this week's Friday Faves!

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Are You a Go-Getter? Here’s Why You Should Become a Go-Giver

Sandy Lamb, owner and CEO of Altitude Business Coaching and 4word Advisory Board Member, offers her advice for choosing collaboration over competition. She also talks about why there isn't an age cutoff for learning to be an emotionally intelligent leader.

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The Vice President’s Advice to Women: “Continue with your ambition and don’t apologize for it.”

Read what the Vice President had to say to women regarding ambition and age, learn working moms' value, and more in this week's Friday Faves!

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Why Women Avoid Drawing Attention to Their Workplace Accomplishments

4word: Houston leader Marty Lundstrom talks about the moment she realized she (like many women in the workplace) shied away from putting a spotlight on her accomplishments, and shares two practices any workplace can implement to encourage self-confidence in their employees.

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Three Tips To Help Women in the Boardroom Lead with Success

Learn three tips for being an effective female boardroom leader, what a woman's highest calling is, and more in this week's Friday Faves!

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Why It’s So Hard to ‘Let Go and Let God’

4word: Houston leader Tana Deshayes explains why she thinks Christians struggle to let go of their difficulties and hand control over to God.

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How to Repair Your Friendships—Unless They’re Toxic

See how you can repair worthy friendships (while getting rid of toxic ones), and more in this week's Friday Faves!

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You Can Ask For Help At Work and Not Be Weak

Accountant and author Courtney Watson talks through how she learned to leave behind the idea that independence equals strength, and shares four questions everyone should ask themselves when something has us stumped.

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7 Ways to Make Sure You’re Making What You’re Worth at Work

Learn about 7 things you can do to make sure you're earning what you're worth at work, and more in this week's Friday Faves!

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Insecurity: The Biggest Threat to Inner Strength

Catherine Gates, Executive Director for Women in the Marketplace, guides us through the idea that our lack of inner strength and resilience stems from allowing insecurity to win, and how we can rally against that insecurity to win back our drive.

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A Mentor Talks Rebounding After Job Loss

Read a mentor's advice for getting back on track after losing your job, why to value office friendships, and more in this week's Friday Faves!

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Pandemic Parenthood: How 4word Moms Have Grown In a Year

In honor of Mother's Day, three moms within the 4word community share the highs and lows of the past year and identify one way the pandemic has changed their parenting for the better.

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Here’s How to Drop Those Time-Wasting Work Projects

Learn how to get your work team to drop time-wasting projects, read a wife's letter about her husband, and more in this week's Friday Faves!

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Max Lucado Explains The Role Trust Plays in True Rest

Max Lucado joins the blog this week to discuss the element of trust that comes into play when you get to the heart of why we might not be resting like we should be.

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The Role of the Church’s Gossip Definition When It Comes to Abuse

Learn why the church's definition of gossip is crucial to its response to abuse, and more in this week's Friday Faves!

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Hero Pilot of Southwest Airlines Flight #1380 Shares Her Advice for Staying Grounded

Tammie Jo Shults, hero pilot of Southwest Airlines Flight #1380, shares her tips for staying grounded and charged up to get the job done.

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Piloto heroína de el Vuelo de Southwest Airlines #1380 comparte su consejo para mantenerse en tierra

Tammie Jo Shults, heroína piloto de Southwest Airlines Flight #1380, comparte sus consejos para mantenerse en tierra y se le cobra hasta para hacer el trabajo.

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