What To Do If Christmas Feels Challenging This Year
Your weekly roundup :: December 14 – 18
As you head into your weekend, here are a few articles from the past week we thought you might enjoy.
As you look to the New Year and ponder your future goals, would you help us reach one of ours?
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Five Steps to Avoid Family Conflict During the Holidays
Dr. Debra J. Dean, President and CEO of Dean Business Consulting, writes for the 4word blog with her thoughts on keeping family celebrations civil this holiday season, in-person or from afar.
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Listen to Episode 24 now!
Dr. Debra J. Dean, President and CEO of Dean Business Consulting, talks about how she’s protected her time spent with her six children and four grandchildren and discusses why she believes women in the workplace should use their business savvy to set airtight boundaries for their families.
Our work, love, pray favorites
The Gender Wealth Gap: Why It Matters, and What You Can Do To Change It
Kevin Payne with The Ascent lists three actions anyone can take right now to help close the gender wealth gap.
How to Break Busy for the Holidays
Alli Worthington shares a chapter from her book, Breaking Busy, that gives a practical look at how to enjoy the season with less stress and more joy.
The Challenge of Christmas Is To Remember What It’s All About
Rhidian Brook with Christian Today encourages all of us to not lose hope this Christmas season and make a conscious effort to remember the reason for the season.
Catch the latest Mentoring Monday show!
Listen to the latest episode of the Mentoring Monday radio show, featuring LaDonna Slade and Sandra Crawford Williamson.
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!
Ongoing Monthly Gatherings
- Dallas Virtual Breakfast Study 12/18 @ 8:00 AM
- Oklahoma City Virtual Breakfast Gathering 12/19 @ 10:00 AM
- Philadelphia Fairmount/Spring Garden 12/19 @ 10:00 AM
- Tulsa December Virtual Breakfast 12/19 @ 9:00 AM
- New York City December Virtual Gathering 12/22 @ 7:00 PM
- Houston Virtual Bible Study 1/6 @ 7:30 AM
- Dallas Monthly Fellowship Breakfast 1/7 @ 8:00 AM
- Seattle Gathering 1/7 @ 6:00 PM
- Philadelphia South Virtual Study 1/9 @ 10:00 AM
- Charleston Luncheon 1/12 @ Noon
- Colorado Springs Lady Boss Breakfast Virtually 1/12 @ 8:30 AM
- Twin Cities January Virtual Lunch 1/13 @ Noon
- Austin South Small Group 1/14 @ Noon
- Palm Beach County Virtual Fellowship 1/14 @ 7:00 AM
- Tulsa Monthly Breakfast 1/16 @ 9:00 AM
For details on these events, please visit our 4word Events page.