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Mother’s Day Is NEXT WEEKEND! Did You Get Mom A Gift Yet? 4word Can Help! 



Mother’s Day is May 10, which means you only have a couple of weeks left to get Mom a truly special token of your appreciation for her. Give her a gift (or two) that will let her know what she means to you! 4word has a variety of unique and long-lasting gift options, from a spot in an upcoming 4word: Mentor Program session to a 4word: Member Insider subscription to unique products from 4word’s Purchase with Purpose partners and 4word books. Make this Mother’s Day one she’ll remember all year long!




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WHAT? It’s Summer?

With summer just around the corner, we’re all dreaming of the perfect vacation. Sandra Crawford Williamson shares four vacation truths you should come to terms with before you start your planning.


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Be A Light In Your Office

This week, we interviewed Pam Johnson with Nike to learn how she has tuned her leadership skills to be a light and encouragement to her co-workers.


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This week’s Mentoring Monday radio show’s special guest was Dawn Atwood, a toy executive and a former 4word mentor. She shared with Rick Tocquigny some awesome thoughts on using prayer in decision making.








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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NEVER REVEAL THESE THINGS AT WORK: Travis Bradberry with Inc. shares 12 things that successful business people have never shared at the office and neither should you!





DOES WORK-LIFE BALANCE EXIST?: Amy-Mae Elliott writes on Mashable about the truth behind work-life balance and what that looks like across the world.



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



GE and Jimmy Fallon often highlight some amazing kid inventors from across the country. Check out these three amazing kiddos and their ingenious creations!



A Pinterest Find


Homemade dinners are the best but the mess left behind is not. Well we found 21 one-pot pasta dinner recipes that will not only fill bellies but leave you smiling, too.



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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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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.

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