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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
Mondays with Diane
Be Their Boss Of The Year
Management is a gift and an honor. It's an opportunity to meaningfully impact someone’s life, and to be a powerful beacon of Christ in the workplace. Diane Paddison talks about the importance of knowing your employees and how they "tick".
When It’s Your Time
FOX News Guest Contributor, Carolyn Castleberry, talks with us about how she realized her dream job and shares her top tips for dealing with a transition in life.
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: National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.
Location: Frisco, TX
The National Breast Cancer Foundation's mission is to help women now by providing help and inspiring hope to those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education and support services.
Open Positions on the 4word Job Connections Board
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Job #1: Development Coordinator
National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. - Frisco, TX
The Development Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and implementing development objectives, maintaining small business relations, pursuing new opportunities in corporate development, royalty collections, and database maintenance.
Job #2: Director of Marketing
Sky Ranch - Van, TX or Dallas, TX
The Director of Marketing (DM) serves as a member of the Sky Ranch Leadership Team and manages the development of marketing tools and processes that support the various locations and programs of Sky Ranch. This position establishes and executes a comprehensive marketing strategy, and oversees the production of supporting materials and collateral such as brochures, print and radio advertisements, flyers, letters, emails, websites and social media content.
Job #3: Web Production Coordinator
Today's Christian Woman - Carol Stream, Illinois
The Web Production Coordinator will provide development project coordination, content oversight, and web support for assigned projects and websites. Responsibilities include coordinating assigned technology development projects, overseeing and assisting with regular content updating for assigned websites, and leading the planning of content structure and content development on website projects.
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- Should You Leave When You're Unhappy With Your Career? - May Busch offers her advice for knowing when to stay and when to leave, and the criteria you should weigh your decision against.
- Why I don’t limit screen-time for my kids - Nanea Hoffman writes on The Washington Post and explains why she and her husband have adopted a “technology friendly” parenting style.
- Who Is The World’s Most Powerful Woman? - Jim Denison discusses Forbes’ recently released list of the World’s Most Powerful Women and what thoughts Jesus might have had regarding women in leadership.
HEALTHY WHILE BUSY: Michelle Spadafora, founder of Faithful Workouts, writes on The Halftime Institute blog and shares her tips for continuing to live healthy while dealing with busy schedules.
WORK FASTER = LESS STRESS?: Jack Zenger writes for Forbes and analyzes why professionals feel so overwhelmed and what can be done about it.
4 PRACTICES THAT WORK: Neena Newberry shares a list of four ideas/practices that she implemented successfully within a year.
FIX A BAD FIRST IMPRESSION: Jessica Stillman writes on Inc. about how to salvage a first interaction that doesn’t quite go the way you planned.
STAND 2 HOURS A DAY: Mashable suggests that people who work in an office environment or at a desk should try to incorporate standing for two hours into their daily routines. What do you think?
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!
- Denver - Small Group Breakfast - June 4 @ 7:15AM
- Portland - June Luncheon - June 4 @ noon
- Phoenix - After Work Meet-Up - June 4 @ 6:00PM
- NYC - PURE NYC Brunch - June 6 @ 11:00AM
- Dallas - "Work, Love, Pray" Book Study - June 8 @ noon
- Denver - Networking discussion - June 9 @ 4:00PM
- Tulsa - Lunch Discussion - June 16 @ noon
- Chicago - June Leader Gathering - June 17 @ noon
- Nashville - Coffee Meet-Up - June 18 @ 5:30PM
- Dallas - Member-Only Event - June 25 @ 6:00PM
- Houston - Girl's Night Out - June 25 @ 6:00PM
- San Francisco - Evening with founder Diane Paddison - June 25 @ 6:00PM
For details on these events, please visit our 4word Events page.
Video of the Week
French photographer Xavier Hubert Brierre travelled to Gabon with his wife and set up a mirror in several locations in order to capture animals walking by. What they ended up recording is nothing short of humorous.
A Pinterest Find
Instead of calling up your favorite pizza place this weekend, why not try out one of these (healthy!) homemade options? Not only will it save you some money, but you’ll have fun making dinner, too!
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