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Your weekly roundup :: February 4 – 8

As you head into your weekend, here are a few articles from the past week we thought you might enjoy.






Skip the flowers and chocolates — give her the chance to hear from Joanna Gaines’ design lead and HGTV’s co-founder!


Don’t go with the same old Valentine’s Day routine this year. Give both of you a treat with a weekend away in Dallas, TX, to celebrate 4word’s impact on women in the workplace! Spend the evening with us on March 2 at the Renaissance Hotel in Dallas, Texas, and enjoy a night filled with powerful speakers — Susan Packard, co-founder of HGTV, and Laura Tucker, Joanna Gaines’ design lead — telling truly inspirational stories.


Click here to purchase your tickets or to secure an entire table for you and your party!




Do Emotions Have a Place at Work?


In a given day, hour or any given moment – sometimes we feel like our emotions are about to get the best of us. In our latest blog we’ll talk about how to address these emotions in the workplace and how to balance it all!




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Listen to this month’s episode Don’t Hold It In — Emotions in the Workplace feat. Brenda Bertrand


Brenda Bertrand, communications specialist and life coach, joins the podcast to dive into emotions and their role in the workplace. Brenda shares from the heart about how to find that healthy emotional balance that will benefit you and your office. Hosted by Jordan Johnstone.






Our work, love, pray favorites


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Networking like a man isn’t enough.

Samantha Schmidt with The Washington Post shares findings from a recent study that show successful women rely on other women to reach leadership roles.





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4 Ways to Keep Your Personal Life Out of the Office

Marianne Stenger with Career Contessa gives her advice for keeping life inside and outside the office separated.




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Is It Our Homes or Hearts That Need Tidying Up?

Nicole Waters with Red Letter Christians encourages all of us to not just tidy up our homes but go beyond that and shift our view of “enough.”





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Listen to the latest Mentoring Monday radio show!

Listen to the latest episode of Mentoring Monday, featuring Kathi Laughman!







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.



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