Salaries, Selfies & Skills







Apply Today for the 4word Mentor Program!

We know the 4word Mentor Program is a life-changing 10-week experience in which every professional Christian woman should take part. But don’t take our word for it! Hear from one of our mentors:

“If you are looking for a place to be cared for and challenged, not only in your professional careers but also your personal growth and walk with Jesus Christ, then the 4word Mentor Program is a place to connect.”

– Jeanette Robert, Mentor

 Ready to join the 4word Mentor Program? Click here to apply!



What You Missed


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Mentoring Made Easy

If you’re a working woman, chances are you’ve been told about the importance of having a mentor. But what should mentorship really look like? At 4word, we believe a mentoring relationship should go deeper than just professional advice. Adding a spiritual and life mentoring dynamic can yield even more meaningful relationships and personal development. Diane Paddison breaks down the basics of what a good mentorship should look like.


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Who Are You?

Do you know who you are? When someone looks at you, can they tell that there’s something “different” about you? Cynthia Garrett, TV host and Christian actress, is passionate about people discovering their true identities in Christ and using that knowledge to guide their life’s path.


Mentoring Monday radio show

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This week’s Mentoring Monday radio show featured Rachel Sherburne.


Take Part This Year In 4word Giving!



New 4word Givers receive a receive a FREE 4word Christmas Tree Ornament commemorating your involvement in 2016!

To “Give 4word,” click the button below!



Thank You To Our Sponsors!


We would like to thank our “That’s What Love Is 4” Gala and Celebration Dinner sponsors

Amethyst Sponsor
Lisa and Clay Cooley

Ruby Sponsors
Lisa and Kenny Troutt
Gene and Jerry Jones Family Foundation
April and Mark Anthony
Reliant at Home

Topaz Sponsors
Erin and Bob Botsford
Lucy Buchanan
Chartwell Partners
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
Stewart Title
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:

Event Sponsor

Sapphire Sponsors
Global Media Outreach
Kathryn and Gerald Tack

Host Sponsors
Abstract Construction
Beck Construction
Buckner International
Patricia Myers



Top Three




Take Notice



BEST OF 2016: Molly Fletcher shares a highlight reel of some of her best blogs from 2016.









6 SKILLS YOU CAN LEARN ONLINE: Richard Agu writes on Entrepreneur and lists six skills anyone looking to make a big career move in 2017 can improve on through online classes.








HOW TO GIVE AN ANNUAL PERFORMANCE REVIEW: Anne Fisher writes on Fortune about how to give an annual performance review, even if you’d rather not.








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: 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
(login today to view more!)


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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