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My Big Fat Family Vacation

Growing up as the oldest of seven kids, Jordan Johnstone experienced some crazy family vacations. Today, she shares her guide to having the best summer family vacation, including planning tips to help things run smoothly and a friendly reminder that at the end of the day, it’s about being flexible and enjoying quality time with those who mean the most to you!


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Don’t Be So Quick to Say No

As the former President and COO of TGI Fridays U.S. Company restaurants, Anita Phillips has worked hard to set boundaries to balance a demanding work life with her priorities at home. From her first job in Public Accounting to her marriage and the birth of her two daughters, Anita offers rich advice on taking risks in your career while also investing in those you love.






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INTERESTED IN BEING A MENTOR? WANT TO PARTNER WITH A MENTOR?: The Fall 2016 session of the 4word Mentor Program is now accepting applications through September 2, 2016! Whether you want to be a mentor or mentee, head into the second half of 2016 with a plan to boost your career. Click here to begin your application!






WHAT YOUR JUNIORS WANT TO KNOW ABOUT YOU: May Busch lists five common questions or thoughts those working under you often have.






KIDS AND THE BOREDOM OF SUMMER: Darlena Cunha with Time writes about how she’s working to combat a parent’s worst enemy this time of year: the boredom of summer.






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!

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

Featured Company: United Properties Southwest

Location: Dallas, TX

United Properties Southwest (UPS) specializes in turnkey design, development, and construction of industrial warehouse and office buildings for the ownership of others. UPS customers are primarily owners who are users, as well as investors, such as REITs, family trusts, life insurance companies, pension funds, and individual investors.

Open Positions on the 4word Job Connections Board
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Job #1: Executive Administrator
United Properties Southwest – Dallas, TX
United Properties Southwest specializes in turnkey design, development, and construction of industrial warehouse and office buildings for the ownership of others, and is seeking an experienced Executive Administrative Assistant with Property Administrator / Management experience who has several years of experience in commercial real estate and construction.

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: Sr. Director – Operations Research, Performance and Planning (Revenue Management)
Southwest Airlines – Dallas, 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.




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