Happy Friday, everyone! We have a new addition to Friday Faves: Monthly Team Favorites. The last Friday Faves of every month will feature some “favorites” from our 4word team. Be sure to check them out, and let us know if any of your favorites made our list!
MIDDLE LEADERS: Brad Lomenick shares ways that you can be a leader at your workplace, even if you’re in the “middle” of the pack.
DRUCKER AND ME: Check out Bob Buford’s new book Drucker and Me, a story about Bob’s friendship with the father of modern day management principles, Peter Drucker. 4word’s Diane Paddison had this to say about the book: “‘Drucker & Me’ is the story of the friendship of Bob Buford and Peter Drucker – but it is much more than that. It is a real live case study of how Peter Drucker mentored and encouraged Bob Buford to do all that he’s done the past thirty years. Bob passed that mentorship on to me, which has allowed me to model those same principles to others.”
HAPPY AT WORK: Naomi Simson, founder of RedBalloon, writes on LinkedIn about four strategies for finding happiness at your workplace.
LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES: Dr. Hossein Eslambolchi, chairman and CEO at CyberFlow Analytics and 2020 Venture Partners, shares valuable insight on leadership principles he has gleaned in his roles with top 50 Fortune companies, in his article on LinkedIn.
PEYTON MANNING’S FAITH: Jim Denison writes about Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning’s little-known Christian faith, and how Peyton’s faith has shaped his priorities.
Video of the Week
Getting excited for the Superbowl? Here’s something to get you in the spirit. Check out this inspiring video featuring Seattle Seahawks player Derrick Coleman.
Moving mind-sets on gender diversity: McKinsey Global Survey results – McKinsey & Company released the findings from their Global Survey, showing that while women are confident in their abilities, they are less confident that the companies they work for will be able to help them achieve their goals.
What I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before Marriage – Joshua Rogers opens up on Boundless about aspects of himself (as well as his new bride) that he wish someone had expressed to him before he said, “I do.”
Courageous to be Brave – Michelle Sarabia with Beyond Brave urges all of us to choose courage, even when fear seems like the inevitable choice.
Team Monthly Favorites
Ashley Diaz, Social Media
Favorite: TOO FACED Brow Envy Brow Shaping & Defining Kit
This foolproof palette is my favorite makeup item I own. It’s so easy to get the perfect shape and definition with it, and small enough to carry in my bag for touch ups when I have a long day.
Amy Wilson, Social Media Consultant
Favorite: Nyx “Love in Paris” Eyeshadow Palette
I love it because it’s such a good value. Nine different shades of eyeshadow that mix and match, creating dozens of looks, for just $10.
Sandra Crawford Williamson,COO
I discovered this awesome new app and website called JellyTelly from the creator of VeggieTales and What’s In the Bible, Phil Vischer. Perfect for when you’re juggling parent and career duties AND have a child to keep entertained!
Cindi Pritchett, Writer and Editor
Favorite: The Laughing Cow cheese
I gave into the advertising and decided to give The Laughing Cow a try and I must say- it’s a keeper! This self proclaimed non-cheese eater has enjoyed these nifty and convenient little wedges- it’s a great snack I actually feel good about having!
Jordan Johnstone, Copywriter
Favorite: Rockateur blush from Benefit Cosmetics
This blush is the PERFECT shade for fair-skinned people like me. It gives you the perfect “flush effect” without having to pile on the product. A must-have addition to any effortless makeup look.
A Pinterest Find
Throwing a Superbowl party? Here are 10 recipe ideas to keep everyone satisfied during the game!