Your weekly roundup :: August 20 - 24
As you head into your weekend, here are a few articles from the past week we thought you might enjoy.
This week's blog: "Be a Leader People Want to Follow"
4word founder Diane Paddison has found herself in many leadership roles throughout her career and life. Here are five traits she has discovered make women leaders others want to follow.
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7 Exceptional Traits of Inspirational Leaders
InitiativeOne explores seven key traits all truly inspirational leaders possess, and lists six shining examples of impactful female leaders exhibiting these traits.
Distress in Your Marriage Might Be Making You Physically Ill
Relevant Magazine highlights recent findings in an Ohio State University study that suggests hostility in marriage can make you physically ill.
Why Prepare for Ministry at a Liberal Arts College?
Ed Stetzer writes for The Exchange on Christianity Today and explains why he believes anyone planning to go into ministry should start their academic journey at a liberal arts school, not seminary.
Listen to the latest Mentoring Monday radio show!
Listen to the latest episode of the Mentoring Monday radio show, featuring Sandy Olsson!
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!
- Charlotte - Monthly Luncheon - August 30 @ 11:45AM
- Bay Area - Silicon Valley Monthly Gathering - September 4 @ 5:30PM
- Seattle - Monthly Gathering - September 6 @ TBD
- Southlake - September Luncheon - September 11 @ noon
- Portland - September Luncheon - September 13 @ noon
- San Diego - Gathering - September 14 @ 11:30AM
- Southlake - Yoga Pants and Coffee Hour - September 15 @ 9:00AM
- San Antonio - Monthly Gathering - September 18 @ 11:45AM
- Tulsa - Monthly Luncheon and Sister Conversations - September 18 @ noon
- Austin - Lake Travis Small Group - Septmeber 18 @ 11:45AM
- Austin - North After-Work Meetup - September 18 @ 5:30PM
- Austin - South After-Work Meetup - September 19 @ TBD
- Colorado Springs - September Gathering - September 20 @ 6:30PM
- Houston - "Write Your Story" event - September 20 @ 6:00PM
- Southlake - Fall Quarterly Event - September 20 @ 6:30PM
- Phoenix - Giving Day - September 20 @ noon
- Austin - North Small Group - September 20 @ 11:45AM
- Chicago - September Luncheon - September 21 @ TBD
- Springfield - September Gathering - September 26 @ 11:30AM
- Dallas - September Meet-Up Monday - September 26 @ 6:00PM
- Charlotte - Monthly Luncheon - September 27 @ 11:45AM
For details on these events, please visit our 4word Events page.