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What Honky Tonk Taught Me About Submission

4word Director of Operations, Lori Berry, loves to go Honky Tonk dancing with her husband. This week on the blog she shares with us the valuable lesson learned about submission by partner dancing with her husband.


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Thrive After 50

When Carol Doyel reached a huge life milestone, she quickly recognized a gap in life advice and determined to fill this void by launching Read about her journey in this week’s Wednesday interview.


Mentoring Monday radio show


4word woman Cynthia Nwaubani shares a very touching, poignant and powerful message in this week’s 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: DRAWBridge

Location: Lewisville/ Flower Mound, TX

DRAWbridge is a female owned and operated commercial Interior Design services business whose  niche is providing excellent and affordable design services to our clients.

Open Positions on the 4word Job Connections Board
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Job #1: Project Coordinator
DRAWBridge – Lewisville/ Flower Mound, TX 

Contract/Part time to Full time Project Coordinator position involves working with a growing team of designers, coordinating all aspects of interior tenant improvement projects.

Job #2: Sales Analyst
CBRE- Los Angeles, CA

Provides analysis support, proactively manages data and data sources, prepares periodic reports on key company metrics including local market activity.

Job #3: Front End Developer
Today’s Christian Woman- Carol Stream, IL

Write and deploy JavaScript and other related front-end code, oversee JavaScript code libraries, review JavaScript code written by other developers, train other developers.

Wanted:  4word Intern
Do you know someone who would be a great fit for 4word? Please refer them to Lori Berry!







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WHEN YOU KNOW YOU’VE CREATED YOUR DREAM COMPANY: Catherine Clifford with Entrepreneur writes about knowing that you’ve been successful in following your entrepreneurial nose.




JUMPSTART CREATIVITY WITH SCIENCE: Jennifer Alsever writes on Inc. and lists six scientifically-proven ways to give your lagging creativity a boost.





SECRET TO ACTING CONFIDENT: Jane Porter with Fast Company discusses the fear of ambiguity and how professionals can overcome this sometimes crippling workplace fear.





COOLEST OFFICES IN THE WORLD: Ruby Lowe writes on The Undercover Recruiter and shares some of the coolest, most creative office spaces of companies around the world.





DEAL WITH THE IMPOSTER SYNDROME: Carl Richards writes on The New York Times about how to face “imposter syndrome” head-on and have faith in your abilities and worth.



the-new-york-timesSTRESSED, TIRED, RUSHED: A PORTRAIT OF THE MODERN FAMILY: Claire Caine Miller discusses a new Pew Research Center Survey that shows how many parents struggle to “balance it all” with The New York Times.



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



We wanted to share another Q Ideas video with you, this time from Kathy Khang. Listen to her discuss how society views ambitious women and what honorable, pure ambition looks like.


A Pinterest Find


Looking to get smart with your Thanksgiving cooking this year? Here are 25 casseroles you can make before the big day, meaning more time for relaxing!



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