Moms, Mentors & Motivation



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Pokémon Parenting

While the world obsesses over the latest game craze, Lori Berry is looking deeper. She discusses the positive take-aways from Pokémon Go that we can use to help mentor our children, guide them in their relationship with God, and embrace family goals.


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Olympic “Ripple Effect”

Today we’re pleased to share an inspiring interview with friend of Diane Paddison and 4word supporter, Steve Haas. As Senior Engagement Leader at World Vision US, Steve has had the opportunity to meet and work with countless individuals who are answering God’s call to use their gifts to serve others, including Olympians Lopez Lomong and Ashton Eaton. Read Steve’s insights on creating a “ripple effect” in your sphere of influence, mentorship and living out loud.


Mentoring Monday radio show

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This week’s Mentoring Monday radio show featured Chris Parker, member of 4word: Dallas.





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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!






TRICK YOURSELF INTO BEING PRODUCTIVE: Jen Hubley Luckwaldt writes on Money and lists five motivational tricks you can use to make yourself more productive.







CELEBRATE WORK: Hugh Whelchel with the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics has seven reasons why we should all celebrate work and our ability to perform it.






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 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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