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Leading: It’s All About Character

In the midst of a tumultuous election cycle, Lori Berry shares how the story of Deborah in the Bible brings us hope through an example of godly leadership. As we look at Deborah’s ability to discern and judge fairly, lead the people of Israel with dedication, team build constructively when it was time to do battle and listen to God to activate a plan, we see that a person’s character is what defines their ability to lead well.


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“Community” is More Than a Buzzword

Carolyn Kaleel and Nancy Bolton have been best friends for over four decades and have learned a thing or two about what it takes to surround yourself with an edifying community. They share their story with us today and talk about their involvement in the Portland Fellows Program.






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Take Notice



2016 WOMEN IN THE WORKPLACE REPORT: McKinsey’s Women in the Workplace Report for 2016 has arrived and it is full of valuable facts and information regarding the current state of the workplace for women.








MORNING ROUTINES OF THE 35 AND UNDERS: Olivia Barrow writes on LinkedIn to shed some light on the unique (and slightly insane) morning routines of a handful of professionals 35 and under.









HOW TO BE THE GREATEST: Andrew Spencer with the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics warns us to double-check how we try to achieve greatness in our lives.










4word: Local Group Events

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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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Open Positions on the 4word Job Connections Board
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Job #1: 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 #2: Part-Time Guitar and/or Piano Instructor
Music with Miriam – Dallas, TX area
Students that are a part of Music with Miriam are unique individuals that learn at a pace that best fits their needs and goals. Music with Miriam is seeking two teachers to provide private piano/guitar lessons in private residences in the Park Cities, Plano or Frisco, TX areas (can be tailored to teachers desired location).




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