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Start thinking about the cooler days coming with the 4word online store!


Summer is almost over! Get ready for cooler days and even cooler nights, bonfires, and pumpkin patches with items from the 4word online store. Check out the Caramel Nomad Booties 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. Can’t you just picture the fallen leaves crunching under these boots? 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.



What You Missed


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Savor the Rest of Summer

At times, “mom summers” can feel overwhelming BUT we can learn how to manage the summer months, and even come to truly enjoy them. Diane Paddison shares with us some ways to savor the rest of your summer.


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A Common Person’s Uncommon Life

Deborah Spencer with Sister India forged a path taking her from a successful law career, through being at home with young children, to impacting lives of women and girls across the world.






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: CBRE

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

CBRE is the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm serving owners, investors, and occupiers.

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

Job #1: Marketing Specialist
 – St. Louis, MO
Recommends and implements strategies to achieve marketing goals for assigned products and services for one or more areas, product lines, or market segments.

Job #2: Area Manager, Operations
Amazon Fulfillment 

As an Area Manager, you will have to opportunity to manage and develop your own team of associates, drive process change at the ground level of our fulfillment centers, and learn how the largest online retailer in the world runs its operations.

Job #3: Marketing and Events Coordinator
Children’s Cancer Fund – Dallas, TX
Children’s Cancer Fund is seeking a full-time employee to serve as the Marketing and Events Coordinator. The job description includes event planning, marketing, public relations, social media and office management. This position reports to the Director of Development.






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Top Three


Take Notice



DOS AND DON’TS OF GREAT MENTORSHIP: Sara McCord writes on Mashable and lists four good and bad practices of mentorship and how to make the most out of your time with a mentor.





5 WAYS TO JUGGLE FREELANCING AND PARENTING: Kate Hamill with Freelancers Union shares five ways that working-for-themselves parents can achieve “Freelance Parent Success.”





10 HABITS OF ULTRA-LIKEABLE LEADERS: Dr. Travis Bradberry writes on LinkedIn about 10 key behaviors that emotionally intelligent leaders utilize which, in turn, makes them likeable.





WHY APPLE IS A MASTER SEDUCER: Marli Guzzetta with Inc. discusses how Apple coyly positioned itself as the greatest seduction artist of the 21st century by applying one simple concept to its products.




NASA PROBE REACHED PLUTO: Miriam Kramer with Mashable reports on the historic fly-by of NASA’s New Horizons aircraft with Pluto and shares some history on this remarkable mission.


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 baby Piper’s parents try her new glasses on her for the first time, her reaction is priceless. Watch this video and try not to crack a giant smile.



A Pinterest Find


Cilantro and lime are two flavors synonymous with summer. Include both in this delicious chicken recipe and give everyone a taste of summer at the dinner table.



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Use AmazonSmile before you shop!

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