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What to Consider Before Freelancing

If a freelancing career is luring you away from your desk job, it might be time to do some “career soul searching” before making a drastic job change. Take a look at Diane Paddison’s three questions to ask yourself as you contemplate leaving a corporate office and setting up shop at home.


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Why Magic Matters in Corporate Culture

Jody Dreyer was privileged to be a part of Disney for over thirty years. She discusses with us today her time with the Disney family, and how business practices she learned and pioneered during her time there would serve any company today just as well as they served Disney.


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Brenda Bertrand shared some great mentoring tips on this week’s episode of the Mentoring Monday radio show.





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, 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



ONE COMPANY DITCHED THEIR OFFICE: Courtney Seiter with Buffer writes on Time about her company’s decision to close their office and work remotely as a team.





MARK CUBAN’S BUSINESS LESSONS: Jamie Waugh Luke with Fortune lists five simple but powerful business lessons from well-known billionaire Mark Cuban.





WHAT MAKES A LEADER GREAT: Sir Michael Moritz writes on LinkedIn and shares his thoughts on which qualities make a leader great.





SEXUALITY FOR SINGLES: Bronwyn Lea writes on Relevant Magazine about social sexuality and what it means for single Christians.





BEING A MENTOR IS A GIFT: Kathy Caprino with Forbes talks with Pencils of Promise founder Adam Braun to learn why he believes being a mentor is one of the greatest gifts a professional can receive.






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



Three real-life investigators sit down to play a friendly game of Clue…





A Pinterest Find


Before everyone heads out for some trick-or-treating, serve up a plate of spooky spaghetti to keep everyone fueled up!



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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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