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What To Do With a Bad Boss

No one wants to dread going to work because they have a bad boss! Even the best job can turn unenjoyable if you’re having problems with your manager. Whether he or she is a micro-manager, an absentee, a do-it-yourselfer, the best friend or the bad cop type, Diane Paddison is here to tell us what to do with a bad boss.


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Small-Town to CEO

Christa Steele shares the story of her professional journey and how her competitive spirit drove her forward from a young age. From showing livestock in county fairs to leading a major bank’s financial turnaround, Christa’s story offers inspiration for any woman looking to succeed in her career.






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Take Notice



WORKING MULTIPLE JOBS = NEW NORMAL?: Greg Waldorf with Entrepreneur shares his thoughts on why working a single job for a single company could become a thing of the past.






THE PROBLEM WITH SAYING ‘ALL LIVES MATTER’: Tyler Huckabee with Relevant Magazine highlights the issues that arise when we say “all lives matter.”






POKEMON GO MARKETING LESSONS: Jayson DeMers with Forbes lists seven marketing lessons we can learn from the success of new app Pokemon Go.





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.





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: Encompass Home Health & Hospice

Location: Dallas, TX

Encompass Home Health & Hospice, repeatedly honored on a national and regional basis as a “Best Place to Work,” is an industry leader in patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes.

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: Clinical Vice President – Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement
Encompass Home Health & Hospice – Dallas, TX
Encompass Home Health & Hospice, repeatedly honored on a national and regional basis as a “Best Place to Work”, is seeking a Vice President of Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement to be responsible for improving quality of care and patient satisfaction for home health, hospice, and pediatric care.

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.




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