Mentors, Mentees & Sponsors, Oh My!



THIS IS IT! Today Is The LAST DAY To Sign Up For The Upcoming 4word: Mentor Program Session! 


If you or someone you know if interested in starting a mentorship, TODAY is the last day you can apply to be part of the next session of the 4word: Mentor Program! Why is having a mentor is important? A mentor can get in your corner and help you move your career dreams forward. So why wait? SIGN UP TODAY for the upcoming spring session of the 4word: Mentor Programaccepting applications through March 13, 2015.

Sign up today and we’ll see you in the spring!



What You Missed


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I Had NO Idea

4word COO Sandra Crawford Williamson shares five steps employers can take in order to be more accommodating, understanding, and actually supportive of working mothers (and fathers).


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Mentorship: A TEAM Effort

Elizabeth Knox, author of Faith Powered Profession and active 4word woman and leader, believes that your every day relationships, when partnered with a formal mentor/mentee relationship, can give you a more well-rounded mentorship experience.


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We had a great show this week with Katie Reiff, Director of Local Groups and Development for 4word. She spoke with Rick Tocquigny of BlogTalkRadio on how to maximize your mentorship.









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Top Three



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ENTREPRENEURS NEED MENTORS: Graham Winfrey with Inc. sits down with Shark Tank host and Fubu founder Daymond John to learn why he believes every entrepreneur can benefit from mentorship.




5 MONEY MENTORS: Molly Triffin with Forbes lists five mentors that can help boost your financial confidence.





MALE-FEMALE MENTORSHIP: Sophie Sekellariadis with The Huffington Post explores how men can support women in the workplace, with male-female mentorship being one option.




NEW POLICY FOR WORKING MOMS: Jena McGregor with The Washington Post discusses Vodaphone’s recent announcement of improved maternity leave options for female employees.


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


How To Find A Good Mentor from Propel on Vimeo.

Finding a mentor can sometimes be challenging. You want to make sure it’s a good fit and that your goals will be listened to. Bianca Juarez Olthoff with Propel sits down with Dr. Christina Crenshaw from Baylor University to discuss how women can find a good mentor.



A Pinterest Find


We’ve all heard of green juice, but have any of you been brave enough to try it yet? Here’s a recipe that’s not only delicious but also has multiple health benefits for women.



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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 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!


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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!


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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.

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