May Brought a Historic High Number of Women Public Board Appointments

Your weekly roundup :: June 14 – 18

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


Feeling stressed? Maxed out? Overwhelmed? Learn why!

Next Thursday, June 24, at 7PM CST, join us for our next Candid Conversations webinar discussing unexpected pivots (we’ve all experienced some of those in the past few months, right?) and the emotional and mental impacts we may be facing. Moderator and clinical psychologist Dr. Shannan Crawford will lead the conversation. Click the button below to register!


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A Father’s Advice to His Working Daughter: ‘Don’t balance—blend.’

Gene Glaeser and Amber Maenius, a father/daughter duo, share how they both came to realization that trying to find balance is a lofty goal that should be replaced with a new practice of finding ways to blend.

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


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Listen to Season 3: Episode 12 now!

Patricia Asp, 4word Board Member and founder of ASPire, shares why she’s so passionate about helping companies embrace more inclusive values, and how she hopes ASPire will help hardwire company culture for sustainability.


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Women Are At a Historic High of 41.6% of Public Company Board Appointments

Women Business Collaborative released their May 2021 which included encouraging information on huge strides made for women board appointments.

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What Did COVID Do To Friendships?

Jane Hu with The New Yorker writes about how the pandemic reoriented our economy of attention, redefining the limits of who and what we could care about.

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How Ministry Experience Develops Critical Thinking

Jeff Eads with The Institute for Faith, Work & Economics shares his advice on how you can understand and explain how you’ve demonstrated critical thinking, if your job experience is mainly in ministry.

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Catch the latest Mentoring Monday show!

Listen to the latest episode of the Mentoring Monday radio show, featuring LaDonna Slade.


4word: Community Group Events

Many of our Community Groups continue to host virtual meetings in 2021. If you are not connected yet, please join one! See the complete list of virtual meetings by clicking HERE.

National Virtual Speaker Events

Ongoing Monthly Gatherings

For details on these events, please visit our 4word Events page.