Want to Influence People? Be Gentle.

Your weekly roundup :: September 21 – 25

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

The Secret to Effective Mentorship

Can mentoring have an impact on your life? Long-time mentor Glenna Flokstra of 4word: Springfield says it can — if you follow this one simple “secret.”

Did you know our Monday blogs are now available in Spanish and Chinese? If you or someone you know is interested in receiving these blogs each week, click here

Listen to Episode 18 now!

Alli Worthington, speaker, author, coach, and entrepreneur who cofounded the Blissdom Conference, discusses how using popular personality assessments to tap into your personality will help you discover and utilize your most effective leadership style. Hosted by Jordan Johnstone.

Our work, love, pray favorites

women in the workplace, career advice, Christians in the workplace

5 Things You Can Do to Look Your Best and Exude Executive Presence

Andrea Zintz with Women Working shares the “major ingredients” that make up your presence and how to fine-tune it.

relationships, dating, singleness, Christian dating, Christian relationships, parenting

The Strength of Gentleness: How to Actually Influence People

Jess Ford with Focus on the Family writes about how to influence people in a social media age without hurting them in the process. 

Christianity, faith, spiritual walk, relationship with God

When We’re Stuck In a Mess

Lysa TerKeurst shares why it’s important to pause in the middle of a “mess” and ask if that mess is defining you or refining you.

Catch the latest Mentoring Monday show!

Listen to the latest episode of the Mentoring Monday radio show, featuring Christa Vanzant.

4word: Community Group Events

4word is recommending that all our Community Groups follow their state and local mandates regarding meetings and public gatherings. Please check with your Community Group regarding any event cancellations or changes to virtual meetings.

Take a look at these upcoming 4word: Community 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.