What Serena Williams Taught Us About Finding True Joy

Your weekly roundup :: September 5 – 9

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

Finding Peace in the Midst of Work Stress

Patricia Asp, 4word Board Member and founder of ASPire, shares how she has dealt with stress throughout her life, and how empathetic leadership could help companies become more supportive for employees dealing with stress.

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NEW episode – Listen to Part 2 of Erin Weidemann’s story

Listen to Part 2 of Erin Weidemann’s journey to get to where God ultimately had plans to use her to grow His kingdom.

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Women and People of Color Can’t Afford to ‘Quiet Quit’

Kami Rieck with The Washington Post explains why “quiet quitting” could exacerbate the inequities women and people of color face in the workplace.

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Serena Williams Reminds Us How Much Fun It Is To Play With ‘Nothing To Lose’

Don Yaeger with Forbes writes about how Serena’s chance to play without pressure helped her model what all of us can find when we don’t place immense pressure on ourselves: joy.

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3 Reasons to View Your Career through the Lens of Stewardship

Claire Brosius with Christianity Today shares how stewardship of our jobs can re-orient our hearts and plans.

4word Advisory Board member Diana Romero talks about new 4word STEM Community Group with co-leader Renee Collins

In this episode of The Integrated Life podcast, host Diana Romero and special guest, Renee Collins, a recently retired Vice President Owner Sales for Johnson Controls, share some of their experiences, challenges and learnings from having careers in the field of STEM, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. They also share about a new 4word Special Interest Group starting on September 13, 2022 for women in STEM. Listen and learn more about standing tall in STEM!

Upcoming 4word Community Group events

4word Community Groups meet throughout the month, all over the country (and world!). We would love to meet with you! Find an UPCOMING Community Group gathering (listed by topic or city) by clicking here!

NEW! 4word Women in STEM Virtual Group beginning – 9/13 @ 6:00 PM Central Time