Work, Weddings, and Weekends in this week’s Friday Faves!


Happy New Year 2015!



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!


What You Missed


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Redemption After Divorce

“The world felt broken, but it didn’t stop moving.” Read Diane’s story of finding redemption after her divorce.


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Invest in Something New: YOU

We spoke with May Busch to learn how she became an executive coach and what three things all leaders should master in order to be successful.







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!


Top Three



Take Notice



 The Institute for Faith, Work & Economics and Today’s Christian Woman announced their top articles of 2014 and 4word COO Sandra Crawford Williamson‘s articles were ranked #1 on both sites! These rankings definitely show the potential of 4word and the audience out there for which we can speak. Please be sure to check out the IFWE article and the TCW article and forward them to your network too.


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!




CREATE WORK/LIFE BALANCE: Larissa Pham writes on Freelancers Union and lists 10 practical ways that we can all use to achieve better balance between our work and our lives.




ASK BEFORE POSTING: Cara Joyner writes on Relevant Magazine about the five things you should ask yourself before posting something on social media. Get ready, cause they’re heavy questions.




WHAT’S YOUR 2015 THEME?: Kathy Caprino writes on Forbes and shares seven critical questions to ask yourself that will help you determine your “theme” for 2015.



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


This Grandma has openly expressed her dislike for cell phones. So what does her thoughtful family give her for Christmas? You guessed it! …Or did you?



A Pinterest Find


Continue enjoying your lazy holiday weekend by making these semi-homemade donuts for breakfast! They’re quick and delicious, and will let you stay in vacation mode a little while longer.



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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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