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Get Someone In Your Corner. Sign Up NOW For Spring Session of the 4word: Mentor Program! 


In life, it’s always nice to have someone in your corner, ready to coach you through any twists and turns you encounter. Ready to approach your boss about that overdue raise? Experiencing some less-than-favorable treatment from a superior and aren’t sure how to handle it? The answer to these and other career questions is the same: Get a mentor! The upcoming spring session of the 4word: Mentor Program is accepting applications through March 13, 2015. By dedicating 10 hours of your time to one session of the 4word: Mentor Program, you will gain an advocate in your career corner for years to come. Don’t miss this opportunity; sign up TODAY!



What You Missed


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Success = Support

Support is the foundation for success. Read some great advice from 4word founder Diane Paddison on finding the right support for you and your career goals.


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Beyond The SHOCK

For women, breast cancer is something that we all hear about but might not completely understand. To help raise more awareness for the disease and to educate women on options and information available, we spoke with Kara Causey with the National Breast Cancer Foundation.


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Elizabeth Knox, author of Faith Powered Profession, was a guest for our Mentoring Monday radio show with Rick Tocquigny this week. Listen as she discusses the benefits of a mentor and highlights the fact that a singular mentor is NOT the way to seek the best advice.









Goodsnitch is an app that allows you to honor the heroes and achievers in your life with just a few taps! By partnering with 4word, Goodsnitch will automatically donate $1 to 4word for every app downloaded with 4word as the affiliation. Getting started is simple. Just click one of the buttons on the right 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, and you’re all set!

To learn more about Goodsnitch, watch the video below and share Goodsnitch with your friends and family!


Top Three



Take Notice




PSYCHOLOGY OF PRODUCTIVITY: Leigh Buchanan with Inc. Magazine dives into the science behind being productive and how you can avoid procrastination.





DON’T OVERLOOK SINGLES IN CHURCH: Joy-Elizabeth Lawrence writes on Today’s Christian Woman and talks about the harm we cause by ignoring the singles in our churches and how we can correct this.





DADS TAKE ON PREGNANCY: Tim Chester with Mashable shares the story of three husbands and fathers who decided to wear “empathy bellies” from now until Mother’s Day to understand exactly what women go through during pregnancy.



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


There are a lot of us dealing with snow right now. Who likes cleaning snow off your car every morning? Well, this guy figured out a fun way to get it done. (We’re curious about how his windows are still intact, though…)



A Pinterest Find


A healthy cookie? We aren’t playing with you. These cookies look sinfully delicious but are also a tasty way to sneak some fruit into your diet. Try this recipe out this weekend and let us know if it has your approval!



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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 hello@4wordwomen.org 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!


Short Unity-B_W Brass (5)Shop the 4word Store Today!

Whether you’re shopping for a birthday, anniversary, or “just because”, you’ll find dozens of fantastic gift ideas in the online 4word Store. Choose a one-of-a-kind treasure from our Purchase with a Purpose partners like Akola Project, freshbenies, and What’s In The Bible and our books for professional Christian women. Make someone’s day and give a gift that gives back!


Have You Set Up YOUR AmazonSmile?

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Use AmazonSmile before you shop!

We all shop on Amazon. Now you can find the things you need AND make a donation to 4word, all at the same time! By using AmazonSmile, your shopping experience stays the same, but once you’ve completed your purchase, Amazon will donate a percentage of the final cost to 4word. Getting started is easy. Choose 4word as the AmazonSmile cause you are supporting, then do your normal Amazon shopping on http://smile.amazon.com/. It’s that simple.

Click here to begin your AmazonSmile session!