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‘Am I Listening Well?’ – How to Discern When God is Speaking

Diana Romero, CEO, Integrated Purpose Management LLC, shares how to listen well when you're talking with God and how to open your heart to trust that He is leading your decision.

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If You Want Results at Work, You Have to Lead With Love

Emma Sharma shines a light on how to get real results and growth at work, and it involves influence and a little love for others.

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‘Am I Making a Difference?’—How to Ease Into Your Influence

Have you ever wondered if you're making a difference in the world? Here are some ways to ease into your influence.

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Now More Than Ever, It’s Time to Be the ‘Salt and Light’ To The Earth

Melissa Peak shares four lessons she's learned about leaning into and utilizing influence, and why now is the time to be the salt and light.

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Are You Ready to Be Influential To Others?

Renee Collins, retired Vice President Owner Sales for Johnson Controls, opens up about how her definition of influence has remained fluid.

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Why You Should Create an ‘Input Community’ To Be Your Personal Sounding Board

Patricia Asp, 4word Board Member and founder of ASPire, discusses why she always includes a group of people for input on big life decisions, how she's learned to accept and discern ALL feedback, and who you should invite to be part of your own sounding board for big changes.

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‘Is that you, God?’—Discerning God’s voice for the big changes in life

Emma Sharma, Founder and Principal of Swallowtail Group and a 4word Board Member, shares how she has learned to truly wait and listen for God's purpose and plan for her life, even if God's leading takes months to make itself known.

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Make 2022 the Year You Lean Into Your Influence

Join 4word this year as we dive into the topic of discovering and leaning into your personal influence in order to bring others to Christ.

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Generosity Creates a Beautiful Life

Pam Pugh, co-founder of Women Doing Well and a founding board member of VertuAssets Foundation, shares what has shaped her views on generosity and why you should test yourself and see how faithful God is to fill your cup full to overflowing as you dive in to generosity.

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‘We had to move forward with faith.’ – A Look Back on 2021 with 4word’s Founder

To close out an exciting year for 4word, our founder, Diane Paddison, returns with a letter of reflection, expectation, and awe at the grace and power of God and His will in 2021 and beyond.

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Why An American Express Executive Believes Goals AND Growth Should Be Your Focus in 2022

Lori Joe Brown, Sr. Manager within the Global Field Enablement Center of Excellence in Global Commercial Services at American Express, and 4word Board member, explains why she focuses on both goals and growth when planning out a new year.

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Debunking the Myth of the ‘Right First Step’

Mara McNeill, President and CEO Toyota Financial Savings Bank, talks about how to free ourselves from the pressure of finding the perfect but elusive “Right First Step.”

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A Focus on Gratitude Helped Mary Kay Ash Build a Global Brand

Author Jennifer Bickel Cook, retired Mary Kay executive, discusses her debut book, Pass It On: What I Learned from Mary Kay Ash, and shares nuggets of wisdom from one of the most successful women in recent history.

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God Has Used YOU To Change Lives This Year

4word founder Diane Paddison pens her annual "thank you" note for all that 4word has been blessed with this year.

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How Nike Company Culture Does Gratitude Well (And You Can Too)

Read how Nike company culture prioritizes expressing gratitude and appreciation to their employees, and how your company can too.

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3 Ways Gratitude Can Become a Good Business Practice

Do you practice gratitude at work? Do you think showing gratitude might portray you as weak? Learn why it's actually a great business move.

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It’s Time to Redefine Gratitude

Are you struggling to feel grateful? You're definitely not alone. In November, let's learn how to redefine gratitude and thanksgiving.

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How to Be a Positive Influence in Your Community

Want to be a positive influence in your community? Here are some tips on how to effectively influence at your work, home, and church!

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How to Make Sure Your Community is the Right Fit For You

In 2019, Joi Freeman talked about some of her “must-haves” for community and what you can bring to the table to be a productive member of the group. We wanted to share her words of wisdom with you again!

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The Future of the Workplace is a Kingdom Mindset Culture

Emma Sharma shares how her team navigated pandemic stress to their normal workflow and what she hopes will continue, post-pandemic.

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