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When It’s All Too Much, Find Rest

Diane opens up about her daughter’s health struggles and what a huge impact they have had on her life over the past year. She talks candidly about how hard it can be to set time aside to rest and rejuvenate when your day-to-day life revolves around supporting someone else. Formed out of her own experience, Diane shares five caregiver “musts” during a health battle.


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My Fixer Upper Journey: Working with Chip and Joanna Gaines

Laura Stafford, a designer at Magnolia Homes and on HGTV Fixer Upper, talks to us today about how her faith and journey to find rest in God have shaped her career path in ways she never thought possible! Read her powerful interview to learn her valuable insights on finding purpose in work, staying humble in success and cultivating an intentional spiritual life.






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!

Not a 4word: Member Insider? Email your credentials to to begin the application process.

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.








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!



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DON’T MISS THIS GIVEAWAY!: We’re back with another book giveaway this week! Enter today to win a copy of Eldridge Broussard’s book, “The Challenge to Change,” as well as a copy of the accompanying journal. The giveaway ends at 11:59PM tomorrow, so be sure to enter now!






ARE YOU SERIOUS?: Claudia Cantrell with The Halftime Institute reflects on her time of retreat and what it meant for her drive.







THE WORKFORCE ISN’T RETIRING: Lydia Belanger with Entrepreneur investigates why the workforce is seeing professionals 65 and older continuing to work, rather than pursue retirement.







STOP MAKING FAKE WORK FRIENDS: Ryan Smith writes on Fortune and begs professionals to be authentic in their work relationships.








BRINGING POWER NAPS TO THE OFFICE: Katy Steinmetz with Time shares about the startup Nappify whose goal is to bring power napping to America’s 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



These moms are singing the praises of their children’s fathers. What do you love most about watching your husband be a father to your children?






A Pinterest Find




Summer is here, which means grilling season is upon us! We found 21 things you’ve probably never tried putting on the grill but definitely should!






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