Secrets, Sleepless & Starbucks



Give your summer entertainment a dose of quality with the 4word online store!


Summer is finally here! Get ready for backyard BBQs, Saturdays on the lake, and trips to your favorite beach with items from the 4word online store. Check out the JellyTelly subscription, a unique online video and game network for families, developed with VeggieTales© and What’s In the Bible? creator Phil Vischer. This faith-based alternative to other children’s entertainment provides families with a safe place to learn and play online and help raise the next generation of Christians. 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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Bringing Your Business Smarts Home With You

We can all do more to manage our time and energy in life using all the same savvy tools we would apply to any business problem. Diane Paddison shares some ways you can incorporate your business skills to help you balance life at home.


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Almost Run Down in a Coffee Shop

In this week’s 4word interview, author Nancy E. Nauman shares with us her advice for focusing your life and being mindful of your presence and influence in your workplace.


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Christin McClave shares with Rick Tocquigny on BlogTalkRadio on being the Chief People Officer with her third generation family business. Listen to her share about how she has worked to align and incorporate her past work experiences with her new position.





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
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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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Take Notice



SECRET TO EFFECTIVE PRODUCTIVITY: Neena Newberry divulges the one simple secret to achieving effective productivity in your life.





MILLENNIALS CAN’T AFFORD TO BE COLORBLIND: Victor Luckerson writes on Time and argues that millennials “not seeing race” are actually crippling themselves in the long run.





IS YOUR CITY SLEEPLESS?: Mark Penn with Fortune Magazine shares a list of American cities that are seriously missing out on some shut eye and the effect it has on their overall health. Is your city one of them?





STARBUCKS IS NOW MORE EXPENSIVE: Mashable (via The Associated Press) announces Starbucks’ raise in prices, despite other coffee vendors lowering theirs.





YOUR HOBBIES HONOR GOD: Elizabeth Moyer with the Institute for Faith, Works & Economics encourages us to identify and pursue our “after-work” passions and hobbies, not just for the mental and physical benefits, but for the spiritual as well.


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



New dad Jordan Watson decided that the traditional “baby holding posture” was simply not creative enough, so he took matters into his own hands (literally) and invented a few new ways to hold your baby. Let us know which ones you prefer.



A Pinterest Find


If you’re looking for a tasty yet healthy breakfast or snack option, try these Banana Oat Greek Yogurt muffins!



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