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How to Recover From “Butijust” Syndrome

We’ve all allowed ourselves to succumb to “ButIJust” syndrome at one point or another. When life gets busy, it’s tempting to put off the things we need to do to take care of ourselves and recharge in favor of checking more off our list. Lori Berry shares important advice on taking Sabbath rest, worshipping regularly and creating space for spiritual retreat.


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Giving Her the Spotlight

Eldridge and Alicia Broussard are both busy professionals working to juggle their careers with their family time. When Alicia received an exciting and sizeable promotion at work, Eldridge made a drastic decision about his career path in response.


Mentoring Monday radio show

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On this week’s Mentoring Monday radio show, we spoke with Susan Tolles!








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: Southwest Airlines

Location: Dallas, TX

Southwest Airlines is the nation’s largest carrier in terms of originating domestic passengers boarded.
Named Top Airline Employer and one of the Top 20 America’s Best Employers of 2015 by Forbes, Southwest Airlines sees its people as its greatest strength. The company prides itself in the diversity of ideas, knowledge, and actions, which has made it the only consistently profitable airline in the world and which helped create the powerful corporate culture for which Southwest Airlines is known.

Open Positions on the 4word Job Connections Board
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Job #1: Sr. Director – Operations Research, Performance and Planning (Revenue Management)
Southwest AirlinesDallas, TX
Southwest Airlines is seeking a Servant Leader to join the Commercial Leadership team in our Revenue Management Department. The successful candidate will be co-responsible for driving optimal revenue performance and will be responsible for the strategic direction of the Revenue Management Operations Research and Performance & Planning, and the Business Decision Support (BDS) teams. He or she will also be responsible for the performance of and development of Revenue Management Tools and Technology as well as for providing accurate insights on our current and future revenue performance and trends, as well as providing other VP and department support.

Job #2: Executive Director
LaunchAbility – Plano, TX
LaunchAbility promotes independence for adults with intellectual developmental disabilities through employment, and is seeking an Executive Director who will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for LaunchAbility’s programs, staff and execution of mission.

Job #3: Branch Director
Encompass Home Health & Hospice – Denton, TX
Encompass Home Health & Hospice, repeatedly honored on a national and regional basis as a “Best Place to Work”, is seeking a Branch Director to supervise the clinical operations of a team of field staff and report directly to the Agency Administrator.

Internship Opportunities
4word – Dallas, TX – Virtual
4word has immediate openings for several internship positions! These positions would be ideal for female college students majoring in business, communications or related field, who would like to begin connecting and networking with professionals of faith and gain experience in marketing, communications, and fundraising with a non-profit. Internships are unpaid and require an average 10 hour per week time commitment.








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ENTER TO WIN 2 BOOKS!: We’re excited to offer a DOUBLE book giveaway of Susan Thomas’s books, The Best Life and Girlfriend Revolution. The winner will be chosen at 11:59PM tomorrow, so be sure to enter today!






HOW TO GRIEVE WELL: Katie Connors with Relevant Magazine shares her thoughts on the best way to grieve.







DON’T STAY BUSY: Tim Metz writes on Entrepreneur and argues why it’s so important to learn the art of not being busy.








FROM BROKE TO CEO: Faye Penn with Marie Claire interviews three entrepreneurs who went from having nothing to having their dream careers.







CONTENTMENT DOESN’T COME NATURALLY: Trevor Badorrek writes on the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics blog about how we can find and keep contentment in our lives.








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



How often do you go to your Dad for advice? Gillette decided to show the tech-savvy kids of today the importance of putting down Google and just going to Dad.






A Pinterest Find




How cute are these Father’s Day tool boxes? Treat Dad to some relaxing movie and game time!






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