Sales, Shark Tank, and Spring Cleaning in this week’s Friday Faves!




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What Will You Be When You Grow Up?

Diane Paddison shares four things you can do to help yourself, your daughters, your nieces, and your friends approach their future careers with confidence.


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What’s Your Story?

This week we talked with Sarah-Jane Murray, an Emmy-nominated filmmaker, writer, and professor at Baylor University, to learn what makes a story good and why we need more storytellers in this world.







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!


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TUNE INTO SHARK TANK FOR SSEKO DESIGNS!: On Friday, February 13, Sseko Designs will be featured on ABC’s hit show Shark Tank. We are so excited for 4word woman Liz Bohannon for all that she has accomplished! RSVP to Sseko’s Facebook viewing party for a chance to win Sseko products for you and your friends, and be sure to check out Sseko Designs products in the online 4word store.




5 FAITHFUL WAYS TO WORK FROM HOME: Elizabeth Beshears writes on The Institute for Faith, Work & Economics blog about ways that we can work from home and still be faithful to our workplace duties.




UPS AND DOWNS OF UNEMPLOYMENT: Samantha Tollin writes on Career Contessa about how to turn unemployment into an opportunity.





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


Kathy Beitz has been blind since she was a child. When she gave birth to her son, she resigned herself to the fact that she would never know what he looked like. Then everything changed, thanks to the innovative eSights Glasses.



A Pinterest Find


With spring just a few weeks away, cleaning and organizing are on everyone’s minds (or at least should be!). We found a few clever ways (37 to be exact) for you to get your house and life organized with a little help from Ikea.




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!


4w_val2015_600x600Need a gift for your Valentine?

Skip the usual chocolates and flowers this Valentine’s Day and get that special someone on your list a gift that will leave them feeling loved and you feeling like you’ve made a difference in lives across the world. In the online 4word Store, you’ll find dozens of items from our Purchase with Purpose partners like Akola Project, freshbenies, and What’s In The Bible and our books for professional Christian women. Make this Valentine’s Day special for your sweetheart 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 It’s that simple.

Click here to begin your AmazonSmile session!


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