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Be the Bigger (Wo)Man

Scripture tells us we will have conflict in life, and it’s how we handle the conflict that matters. How can we ease the tension, especially in the workplace? 4word Director of Operations, Lori Berry, shares great insight for learning how to be the bigger (wo)man.


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Find Your Sweet Spot

In this week’s interview, we spoke with 4word’s new Director of Operations, Lori Berry, to hear her story of balancing working full time, raising three children, being the wife her husband needs, and, oh yeah, going back to graduate school.




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!

Not a 4word: Member Insider? Email your credentials to to begin the application process.

Featured Company: CBRE

Location: St. Louis, MO

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
CBRE – 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: Marketing and Events Coordinator
Children’s Cancer Fund – Dallas, TX 

Recommends and implements strategies to achieve marketing goals for assigned products and services for one or more areas, product lines, or market segments.

Job #3: 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.







Expresit is an app that allows you to honor the heroes and achievers in your life with just a few taps! By partnering with 4word, Expresit will automatically donate $1 to 4word for every feedback given with 4word as the affiliation (up to $5 per day!). Getting started is simple. Just click one of the buttons on the right to download the Expresit 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!



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Take Notice


ANNOUNCING 4WORD: AUSTIN!: On Wednesday, 4word: Austin celebrated their launch with an opening event! Diane Paddison and Lori Berry were joined by 50 women from the Austin, TX, area. For more information about this new 4word: Local Group, visit their Facebook page!





INCREASE YOUR INFLUENCE: May Busch why it’s important to have influence and how you can achieve it without losing yourself in the process.





IS YOUR INBOX KILLING YOU?: Claire Diaz-Ortiz writes on LinkedIn and shares her game plan for tackling your inbox before it gets the better of you.





CHRISTIANS, STOP BOYCOTTING: Jesse Carey writes on Relevant Magazine about why he believes Christians should stop participating in “popular” boycotts and engage with culture instead.





TAKE THESE ONLINE CLASSES AND BECOME MORE INTERESTING: Kerry Close with Inc. lists seven online classes with top universities that will make you smarter and definitely more interesting.





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



No, YOU’RE crying at a gum commercial! Really, though, we challenge you not to tear up at least a little bit at this insanely sweet story of two people falling in love.




A Pinterest Find


Mini Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls. Is there possibly anything more “fall” you could make for a chilly weekend breakfast?



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4w_LI_974x330_member4Become a 4word: Member Insider today!

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 Insider, 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!


A special offer just for YOU!


As a way to show just how much we appreciate your support of 4word during national 4word Giving Day, we wanted to share this exclusive coupon code from BeautyKind, an online retailer that allows you to buy the brands you love and discover new favorites, all while supporting the cause of your choice by donating 5% of every purchase.

Through October 17, first-time visitors to the BeautyKind website will receive $25 off their first purchase using the code GIVING DAY. Any purchases over $50 will earn the organization or cause of your choice an extra $10!

Browse BeautyKind’s multiple lines of health and beauty products from companies like Nest Fragrances, Butter London, Laura Gellar and more, and choose 4word as your cause of choice.


Have You Set Up YOUR AmazonSmile?

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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.

Click here to begin your AmazonSmile session!