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What the Political Conventions Reveal About Women Leaders

Seeing parts of both the Republican and Democratic political conventions over the past two weeks, it struck me just how dynamic and strong women’s voices have become in our political leadership. I’m…

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The Illumination Project, Essentials for First Time Managers and Being Yourself

Another Friday... another roundup of our favorite blogs, news, videos and pins this week. Enjoy! Take Notice GO: Do you live in or near Portland? Are you a Joy Eggerichs junkie like…

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Finding Balance

Several weeks ago, we posted a set of mini interviews with some of our board members about what “having it all” means to them. Today, we’re following up with 4word CMO, Betsy…

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We Are More Than The Mommy Track

There are a lot of people explaining the “can’ts” and “don’ts” of women in the workplace, but is all this negativity taking us anywhere? Last week the Economist magazine purported to explain…

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The Mommy Track, the Mystery of Sleep and Lego-style Hunger Games

Goodbye August; hello September! As you enjoy one of your last few weekends of summer, here’s another serving of 4word’s “best of the web.” Take Notice READ: Tiger Woods on the inclusion…

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Overcoming Obstacles

Ladies, meet Jenna Quinn. A “triumphant survivor of sexual abuse,” Jenna knows a thing or two about overcoming obstacles. When she was 17, she was approached by the Dallas Morning News to…

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Prayer and Healing

It’s been a rough couple of months. My Dad passed away in June, and shortly thereafter my daughter Annie came down with a mysterious illness. She was traveling in France at the…

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Rejection on Facebook, Timeless Beauty and How to Make the Magic Eraser Even More Magical

Happy Friday, ladies! We’ve got another dish of 4word’s best of the web right here waiting for you. Enjoy! Take Notice DO: Style for less! A cute collection of DIY stuff from…

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Watching the world change, part 2

Yesterday, we posted part one of our follow-up interview with Laura Rodriguez' mom, Judy. As promised, here's part two. -------------------- 4word: Laura also mentioned that in Houston "there was a significant judgment…

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Watching the world change, Part 1

We’re following up last week’s interview of Laura Rodriguez by interviewing her mom, Judy Kauer, who has led a 30-year career in the business world. In the picture to the left, you…

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Guest Post :: Joy Eggerichs :: One Online Dating Red Flag

A few weeks ago on 4word, Anna Minto shared how she successfully found love online.  For a little different perspective this week, Joy Eggerichs addresses a reader’s reservations about taking a virtual…

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Gotye Covering His Own Covers, Nutella Popsicles and the Dangers of Multitasking

Welcome to another weekend, ladies. Wondering what to do with your spare time now that the Olympics are over? Why not check out some of 4word’s favorites from around the blogosphere? Take…

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Has the world changed for working women?

Ladies, meet Laura Rodriguez, a fellow 4word woman and reader of Work, Love, Pray. Laura is a recent graduate of the Yale School of Management, and she now works at Barclays’ Investment…

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How To Deal When You’re In Over Your Head At Work.

Feeling like you’re in over your head? It can be daunting to face a project that seems beyond your skill level or experience. But if handled well, such assignments present a great…

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Lopez in the finals, how to disagree respectfully and an amazing mini break dancer

Happy Friday, everyone. Here’s your weekly serving of 4word’s “best of the web.” Take Notice CELEBRATE: The Center for Faith and Work at Letourneau and TheHighCalling.org is hosting a country-wide event to…

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Using Your Gifts for His Glory

As Diane mentioned on Monday, her friend Lopez Lomong runs in the 5000m qualifier for the London Olympics today. We hope you’ll be cheering on Lopez during the broadcast tonight. In the…

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Lopez Lomong: Praying for Golden Opportunities

If you pray for God to use you in whatever way He desires, and you act on the opportunities He presents, you may see results beyond your imagination. My friend Lopez Lomong…

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Is a Job just a Job?, Olympics, Starry Night and Boardroom Body Language

Welcome to August! Here’s another round up of 4word’s favorites from around the blogosphere. Take Notice WOW: Olympic gold medalist Kristin Armstrong “retired” from professional cycling in 2009. But this year, even…

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In Love, and Out-Earning Him

According to the Wall Street Journal last week, around 40% of American women serve as the primary breadwinner for their families, in some cases leading to significant marital strife.  For most of…

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Handling Stress, the Qualities of a Good Husband and an Adorable Otter Video

Happy Friday, everyone! Here’s your weekly serving of 4word’s favorites from around the blogosphere. Take Notice IF YOU MISSED IT: Diane’s Acton interview about “the big three for working women” was picked…

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