Did you miss #GivingTuesday? You can still participate!
On Tuesday, 4word took part in the national #GivingTuesday event. If you missed this event, there are still ways you can give to support 4word before the end of the year! Click here to find out how you can make your tax deductible donation!
What You Missed
Mondays with Diane
Give Stress the Boot
Between holidays, meeting year-end goals at work, and making time for family, it is completely understandable when stress creeps its way into our hearts and minds. So what can be done about it? Diane Paddison shares four tips to help you better manage your stress.
Connections are Key
Making a career transition Is never easy, nor is it an easy decision. Find out what one professional decided to do when her career needed a change. Read our interview with Megan Weinkauf.
Mentoring Monday radio show
This week on our Mentoring Monday radio show, Danielle Myers shares on how she has been able to continue developing her leadership skills with the help of her mentors who have given her the support and push to continue forward. She has passed on those skills to her multiple mentees over the years.
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: Marketplace Chaplains
Marketplace Chaplains USA is a non-profit religious organization that provides an employee care service to businesses through the ministerial services of Christian Chaplains.
Open Positions on the 4word Job Connections Board
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Job #1: Marketing Specialist
Marketplace Chaplains – U.S.A.
The Marketing Specialist utilizes spiritual gifts and talents as an innovative and visionary full-time servant-leader engaged in supporting the Marketing department and all of its services, functions and initiatives.
Job #2: Development and Communications Director
Living Legacy Ministries – Minneapolis, MN
Support and collaborate with the Executive Director in implementing key ministry initiatives in fundraising, resource development and communication to enhance the impact, growth and sustainability of Legacy Living Ministries (LLM).
Job #3: Tenant Development – 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.
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!
- 3 Reasons You Should Increase Employee Pay Now – Andre Lavoie with Entrepreneur urges companies to seriously consider upping their employees’ salaries.
- Why men should also worry about waiting too long to have kids – Ana Swanson with The Washington Post suggests that men should also be paying attention to their biological clocks when it comes to the idea of starting a family.
- Do Our Obstacles Define Us? – Elizabeth Moyer with The Institute for Faith, Work & Economics encourages us to acknowledge obstacles in our lives while being careful not to let them define our journey.
DON’T STOP DATING AFTER MARRIAGE!: Ann Swindel with Relevant Magazine discusses the importance of continuing to pursue your spouse after saying, “I do.”
WAYS TO INCREASE YOUR SALARY: Maria Walters writes on Money and lists seven job certifications you can earn which will likely have you seeing an increase in your paycheck.
ACE THESE INTERVIEW QUESTIONS: Sophie Deering with The Undercover Recruiter shares her “secrets” on successfully answering the top ten interview questions you might find yourself being asked.
HOW MONEY AFFECTS YOUR BRAIN: Will Yakowicz with Inc. lists three effects money has been found to have on the human brain.
HOW TO WRITE A PERSUASIVE EMAIL: Ken Sundheim writes on Entrepreneur and offers his tips for using persuasive communication effectively in emails.
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!
- Columbus – Holiday Gathering – December 9 @ 5:30PM
- Tulsa – December Lunch Discussion – December 15 @ noon
For details on these events, please visit our 4word Events page.
Video of the Week
Driving to work is never fun, but when you get the opportunity to carpool, your situation is sometimes improved. Especially if your carpool companion turns out to be Stevie Wonder.
A Pinterest Find
Looking to make a quick but memorable Christmas treat for that upcoming party or gift exchange? Look no further than these adorable Melting Snowmen Oreo Balls.
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Become 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?
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 http://smile.amazon.com/. It’s that simple.
Click here to begin your AmazonSmile session!