Programmed, Profits, and Parties in this week’s Friday Faves!


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Know a senior HR person that is looking for a new challenge? There is a HUGE Chief Human Resource Officer position open at a faith-based nonprofit ministry in Chicago that focuses on microfinance in the developing world. There is a relocation package available. Global international experience and experience in leading an HR team are required. Join or email us at if you are interested.

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What You Missed


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Quagmire of Office Dating

Should you date someone at the office? Maybe! We’ve seen some fabulous relationships develop…..AND we’ve seen it go horribly wrong and crumble into a hot mess. Read on for our tips for navigating “the office romance.”


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Merry Christmas from Us!

The 4word team shares some of their favorite Christmas memories to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas!







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Take Notice


MAKE 2015 THE YEAR OF THE MENTOR!: The deadline to enroll for the next Mentor Program session is January 9, 2015. What better way to start the new year than with a mentor to help guide your career goals for 2015 and beyond. For more information on how to sign up, click here!




GOOD CITIZENS SEEK A PROFIT: Dr. Anne Bradley with The Institute for Faith, Work & Economics discusses why seeking out a profit makes us good citizens of our communities.




DETERMINE YOUR WORTH: Gwen Moran writes on Fast Company about six ways that you can objectively determine how much you are worth and advance in your career.



JCPENNEY GONE VIRAL?: Jim Denison discusses what made JCPenney’s latest video ad go viral and it’s a very refreshing reason.

4word: Local Group Events

Take a look at these upcoming 4word: Local Group event dates and see which one(s) you can attend. We’d love to see you there!

For details on these events, please visit our 4word Events page.


Video of the Week


Two hikers in Slovakia came across a frozen lake and decided to explore it further. What they found was simply magical.



A Pinterest Find


Hosting a New Year’s Eve party with children attending? Here are some kid-friendly party ideas that will leave everyone ready to ring in 2015!



IMG_0550Have You Shopped 4word’s Online Store yet?

Whether you’re shopping for yourself or for someone else, find fantastic products that your friends and family will love in the NEW online 4word Store…and support 4word along the way! With items from our Purchase with Purpose partners like Akola Project, Nomi Network, and What’s In The Bible and our books for professional Christian women, you are bound to find the perfect gifts for the loved ones on your list!


Shop on Amazon AND Give Back to 4word!

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Use AmazonSmile before you shop!

Planning to use Amazon? Want to donate to 4word but haven’t been able to yet? Choose 4word as the AmazonSmile cause you are supporting, do your normal Amazon shopping on, and Amazon will donate a percentage of your purchase to us! It’s that easy. When you switch to the AmazonSmile side of Amazon, everything stays the same and you get to give back to 4word. Click here to begin your AmazonSmile session!


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