Stressed, Surprised, and Socially Conscious in this week’s Friday Faves!
What You Missed
Mondays with Diane
That Which Must Not Be Discussed
Facebook, Google, and now Sofia Vergara are putting egg freezing out front as an option for starting a family later in life. Sandra Crawford Williamson tackles this taboo issue by shedding some light on the differences between egg freezing and embryo freezing. Read her thoughts and know your options!
Music & Balance from Popeyes’ CEO
Cheryl Bachelder, CEO of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, tells us about her career journey and the wisdom she has gleaned along the way regarding finding balance in your life.
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- How to Discover Your Calling in Life – Graham Young with Live In The Grey writes on TIME about finding that elusive thing called “passion” and how to get your career (and life) exactly where you want it.
- You Just Had A Baby – Are you a new mom? Then Ashlee Gadd’s Huff Post Parents article is just for you. Know someone who just had a baby? Read this article for some tips on how to support the new parent.
- An Unexpected Promposal from Robin Williams – Jim Denison discusses the sobering idea that tomorrow is promised to no one and how we should be living our lives in light of that.
STRESSED AT WORK?: Geoffrey James with Inc. lists seven facts about workplace stress and what you can do about it today.
IS YOUR COMPANY SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS?: Matt Petronzio with Mashable urges companies that aren’t currently supporting a social cause to seriously consider it, after a recent study reveals 90% of Americans are more likely to trust socially conscious brands.
LOOKING TO RETIRE IN 2015?: Kathryn Dill with Forbes shares the top 25 countries those looking to retire in 2015 should consider making their new home.
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!
- Portland – Women of Influence event – January 23-24 @ 6:30PM
- Denver – Breakfast event – February 4 @ 7:45AM
- Nashville – Networking event – February 5 @ 11:30AM
- Dallas – Work, Love, Pray study – February 9 @ noon
- Dallas – Yoga Pant Coffee – February 21 @ 9:30AM
- Denver – Women, Work & Calling – February 26 @ 6:00PM
- Houston – Launch event – March 5 @ noon
For details on these events, please visit our 4word Events page.
Video of the Week
Pregnancies are always an exciting thing, and one of the best parts about them is how you tell everyone. Watch this cute announcement a wife surprised her husband with. We dare you not to tear up at least a little.
A Pinterest Find
When your life is busy during the day, it’s always nice to come home and already know that dinner is handled. Try out this recipe for Make-Ahead Cajun Chicken and Mushrooms and worry about one less dinner this week!
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