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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 “why more women don’t rise to the top of companies.” Two months ago, Ann-Marie Slaughter broke… Read More

What "Having It All" Means to Me

To wrap up our series on “having it all,” we interviewed several of our 4word board members to ask them one question: what does “having it all” mean to you? Here’s what they said. -------------------- Diane Paddison, founder of 4word & CSO for Cassidy Turley I “had it… Read More

Choosing a Partner on the Path to "Having It All"

Could choosing the “right” guy be the key to having it all? Some high profile women think so. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg called this choice the “most important career decision you’re going to make,” while giving the commencement address at Barnard College. Sandberg went on to explain that… Read More

A special sale, a Pixar short film and the "Busy" Trap

Good morning, ladies. Enjoy the latest 4word aggregate of stories, blog posts, news and humor from around the blogosphere for busy working women. Take Notice SSEKO SALE! To celebrate their 3rd birthday, Sseko Designs is offering a 10% discount to 4wordwomen. Just use coupon code “4word” through the… Read More

You Can Have "It" All

What does it mean to "have it all"? It’s a phrase we’ve all heard, but last week in an article for The Atlantic, Anne-Marie Slaughter made “having it all” a hot issue. She says professional working moms really can’t do it in today's economic and societal structure. Moreover,… Read More