Superwoman, Singles, and Soup in this week’s Friday Faves!



TODAY is the last day to apply for the 4word Mentor Program!


The deadline to enroll for the next 4word Mentor Program session is TODAY. 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!


What You Missed


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4word People of the Year

The growth of 4word is due in large part to our volunteers, who give countless hours and resources to help spread our mission. We honored all of our volunteers collectively and named them as our 2014 4word People of the Year.


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Corporate Balance Empowerment Rocks

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if your corporate job allowed you the flexibility needed to balance work and family? Ginger Moore, of NBCUniversal, shares with us the benefits of working for a company that honors family-friendly policies.







Have you signed up for Goodsnitch yet? Well, we’ve made it simple for you. Click one of the buttons on the left to download the Goodsnitch app to your Apple or Android device, select 4word from the drop-down menu in the Affiliation field of your profile, then start honoring heroes like your son’s favorite teacher or your pioneering CEO. For every app downloaded with 4word as the affiliation, 4word will receive an automatic $1 donation, so download the app today and encourage your family and friends to do the same!


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: The deadline to enroll for the next 4word Mentor Program session is TODAY! 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!




FLEXIBLE WORK ARRANGEMENTS?: Diane Paddison writes on Today’s Christian Woman about the best way to approach your boss about creating a more flexible work schedule to accommodate an unexpected personal need.




ARE YOU STUCK?: Molly Fletcher writes on LinkedIn about three personal development skills that will help you prevent getting “stuck.”



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


Want to learn a neat trick to wow your friends at your next get-together? Need an interesting activity to wow your kids on a weekend? Play with your food. No really!



A Pinterest Find


Most of you are probably in the grips of freezing, snowy, blustery winter weather. Doesn’t a big bowl of soup sound amazing? Here are 30 soup recipes that will help keep you and yours warm this weekend!



4w_LI_974x330_member4Looking for a new job in 2015?

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.

Interested in other jobs like this one? Join the 4word Membership Program today for exclusive access to our Job Connections Board featuring open positions in companies across the country. As a 4word Member, you will also receive special content, a free copy of Work, Love, Pray and the companion Work, Love, Pray Study Guide. Click here to sign up today!


laptopstreetShop the online 4word Store TODAY!

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 a new treasure that will make a difference in your life and in the lives of women around the world!


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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