Balance, Bodies & Bad Habits



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No Flirting at the Water Cooler

What’s the big deal about flirting at work? It’s possible that flirting could put you at a short term advantage, but as a long term strategy, it stinks, both for your reputation and your self-worth. Take a look at Diane Paddison’s four tips for keeping a balance between friendly and flirty.


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Pay Attention To YOU

Sandra Rorem, a veteran of the healthcare industry, is working to bring a game-changing breast cancer treatment to the United States. Read what inspired her to bring this treatment to the US and why she thinks professional women today are not paying enough attention to their health.


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This week we had guest Kelly McDermott on our Mentoring Monday Radio Show. Click this link to hear the full show.





Make Your Next Career Move

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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
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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.







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Take Notice



EMBRACE THE CHANGING FAMILY: Laura Kenna writes on Christianity Today and urges Christians to embrace the changing definition of family and support the families in their communities.





LADIES, STOP SAYING THESE THREE WORDS: Christy Wright shares three simple but potentially “lethal to your professional reputation” words that all women should strike from their vocabularies.





OVER-QUALIFIED BUT UNDER-AUTHORITY: Anna Cribb with Forage offers her advice to the more seasoned professionals in the workforce who find themselves working for much younger bosses.





WHY MILLENNIALS KEEP DUMPING YOUR COMPANY: Lisa Earle McLeod writes on LinkedIn and, along with her millennial daughter, explains to companies employing millennials how they can not only inspire their employees but also keep them.





ARE YOU GUILTY OF ANY OF THESE MINI HABITS?: Inc. lists 35 seemingly innocuous but possibly job-threatening habits that many professionals today are bringing to their workplaces.






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



Author Rebekah Lyons talks about rediscovering the gifts of our youth and recognizing that every woman has a calling, in this Q Ideas video.




A Pinterest Find


Who says monsters have to be scary? We’d say these look downright delicious!



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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.


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