Health, Happiness & Hot Dogs



Get your closet summer-ready with the 4word online store! 


Summer is finally here! Get yourself (and your closet) ready for backyard BBQs, Saturdays on the lake, and trips to your favorite beach with items from the 4word online store. Check out the Teal Sandals from Sseko Designs, an ethical fashion brand that hires high potential women in Uganda to make sandals to enable them to earn money through dignified employment that will go directly towards their college educations and ensure they will continue pursuing their dreams. These sandals could go from the beach to a night out on the town in a snap! Don’t forget to check out all of the other one-of-a-kind products from 4word’s Purchase with Purpose partners and 4word books. Happy summer!



What You Missed


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Why No Second Dates?

4word COO, Sandra Crawford Williamson, shares some advice on dating as a strong, capable professional woman. You are not alone.


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War Against Your Family

How can you guide your family steadfastly through the muck and evil of the world and maintain your core values and beliefs? Bill and Danielle Ford of C2Family asked themselves this question many times before deciding to do something about the war being waged against Christian families today. We spoke with Danielle this week to learn her advice for raising today’s children.


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Catch this week’s edition of Mentoring Monday‬ with guest Heidi Rasmussen of freshbenies. She spoke with Rick Tocquigny on how to form your own personal board of directors.





Make Your Next Career Move

As a 4word: Member Insider, you’re given exclusive access to numerous job openings across the country via the 4word Job Connections Board. We wanted to highlight a few jobs currently available. Just login to your 4word: Member Insider account to apply to one or more of these positions!

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Featured Company: Today’s Christian Woman

Location: Carol Stream, IL

Today’s Christian Woman produces a magazine and web content for Christian women on faith, family, marriage, relationships, parenting, careers, and more.

Open Positions on the 4word Job Connections Board
(login today to view more!)

Job #1: Front End Developer
Today’s Christian Woman
 – Carol Stream, IL
Write and deploy JavaScript and other related front-end code, oversee JavaScript code libraries, review JavaScript code written by other developers, train other developers.

Job #2: Accounting Manager
National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. – Frisco, TX

This position will lead the accounting team to ensure timely and accurate month-end closing, oversee aspects of day-to-day accounting, review GL entries, and prepare financial statements.

Job #3: Director of Development
Mercury One – Irving, TX
Director of Development at 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Our mission is to inspire, organize, and mobilize individuals to improve the human condition physically, emotionally and spiritually with malice towards none and charity for all. We focus specifically on: disaster relief, faith, education and entrepreneurship.






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Take Notice



12 REMOTE OFFICE PERKS: The Young Entrepreneur Council shares on Inc. a list of 12 perks you can offer your remote employees to keep them happy.





APPLE: WORLD’S MOST IMPORTANT HEALTH COMPANY?: Unity Stoakes writes on Forbes and discusses why Apple will have more of an impact on the health world than you may realize.





YOUR CELL PHONE SAVES YOU WORK STRESS: Tracey Edouard writes on Mashable about “Fear Of Missing Out” and how employees’ cell phones bring them happiness in the midst of workplace stress.





ACHIEVE PERFECT WORK-LIFE BALANCE: Laura House spent eight years interviewing successful professional women to find out how they balanced their time between work and home and shares her findings with Daily Mail.





BEING SALT AND LIGHT REQUIRES RISK-TAKING: Tim Hoerr with the Institute for Faith, Works & Economics talks about how we can discover what our true calling is when it comes to being salt and light to 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



When a couple discovered they were pregnant with their first child, the husband decided to do something fun and memorable to capture the next nine months of their lives together.



A Pinterest Find


Amp up your hot dog game this summer with one (or more!) of these 10 topping combos from Rachael Ray!



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