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What You Missed
Mondays with Diane
The Gift of Giving
“Giving” is in the air at Christmastime! We buy gifts for others, donate to our favorite charities and maybe even volunteer at a local soup kitchen. While giving is an important part of this special season, God calls us to incorporate intentional giving consistently into our lives year-round. 4word Board of Directors member, Erin Botsford, shares how she learned to give God her “first fruits” through tithing even when she thought it would be financially impossible, and the blessing and renewed heart toward obedient giving that followed.
‘Tis The Season to Burn Out
Although Christmas is a magical time, many of us also experience end-of-the-year burnout during this season. Amaryllis Sánchez Wohlever, MD, an accomplished doctor, author and 4word mentor, shares how God led her into the healthcare profession and gave her a passion for coaching other professionals in the industry through times of burnout and compassion fatigue while re-focusing on Christ. Don’t miss her interview and tips for vital self-care as we approach the New Year!
Mentoring Monday radio show
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This week's Mentoring Monday radio show featured Lori Berry.
Thank You To Our Sponsors!
We would like to thank our "That's What Love Is 4" Gala and Celebration Dinner sponsors
Lisa and Clay Cooley
Lisa and Kenny Troutt
Gene and Jerry Jones Family Foundation
April and Mark Anthony
Reliant at Home
Erin and Bob Botsford
Ka and LL Cotter & Kathyrn and David Waldrep
Melisa and JF Denis
Gemini Rosemont & Jones Day
Marci and Stan Johnson
Patricia and Lou Myers
Diane and Chris Paddison
Pickens Ridnour, LP & Trocchio Advantage
Locke Lord, LLP
Tandy and Lee Roy Mitchell
Sue Sullins, Brenda Teele & Wendy Whiteman
We would also like to thank our "That's What Love is 4" Awards Luncheon and Celebration sponsors to-date:
Global Media Outreach
Kathryn and Gerald Tack
- How to Deal with a Career Limiting Boss - May Busch lists seven types of "bad bosses" and then offers four helpful strategies for handling them.
- The Ultimate Coworker Gift Guide for the Holidays - Career Contessa has compiled a list of gift ideas for all the members of your workplace, just in time to wrap up your holiday shopping!
- How God's Presence Is Connected to Our Work - Russell Gehrlein with The Institute for Faith, Work & Economics discusses what he calls "Immanuel Labor" and what we can glean from the example of the Spirit-filled workers of Exodus.
THE NEW YEAR IS COMING: Would you like to start the year off right? Then join the 4word Mentor Program! Applications are now being accepted until January 6, 2017.
THE HONOR CODE OF BUSINESS: Cheryl Bachelder writes on how workplaces can instill and encourage proper work ethic among its members.
OSHKOSH'S NEW HOLIDAY STAR: OshKosh has been making headlines recently for their new and adorable face for their holiday line.
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!
- Tulsa - December Roundtable Luncheon - December 20 @ noon
- Oklahoma City - Gathering - December 20 @ 7:00PM
- Phoenix - January Gathering - January 10 @ 5:30PM
- San Diego - Gathering - January 13 @ 11:30AM
- Virtual Bible Study - With Lisa Clements - January through March
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to begin the application process.
Featured Company: PennWell
Location: Tulsa, OK
PennWell Corporation is a cutting-edge media and events company responsible for covering a variety of industries where decision-makers across the world look first to gain the leading edge in their markets. With a fast-paced and growth-oriented environment, PennWell values exceptional performance and recognizes the outstanding people who work together to make success happen. PennWell offers a comprehensive benefit and compensation package as well as a friendly and integrated culture with a business casual work environment.
Open Positions on the 4word Job Connections Board
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Job #1: Advertising and Marketing Solutions Sales Representative
PennWell - Nashua, NH
PennWell’s Marketing and Media Services team provides clients with an extensive portfolio of marketing resources in the areas of print, web/digital and video media, webcasts and lead-generation products, as well as content development, strategic and tactical marketing communications services for print, online, search and social mediums, PR, video, and live events, custom research, design, website design, development, SEO and maintenance, event management and more. We are able to manage the delivery and implementation of programs across all marketing channels, and become an extension of the customer’s marketing team. Our services and support scale based on need.
Job #2: Director of Payroll
USCF Benioff - Children's Hospital - Oakland, CA
The Payroll Director reports to the Controller and is responsible for the leadership of the entire payroll function in a complex unionized environment with an estimated gross annual payroll of $200 million.
Job #3: Strategic Sales Specialist
Comdata - Brentwood, TN
Comdata is seeking a Strategic Sales Specialist to join our Corporate Payments sales team. The Strategic Sales Specialist drives sales by communicating, primarily by phone, with existing customers as well as new prospects. This individual also works directly with team members in the field providing support through administrative duties. These duties may include order processing/entry, price quotations, information input and management, RFP response, product training, scheduling appointments and/or other related tasks.
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