The Secret to Effective Mentorship

Glenna Flokstra, Chief of Operations for 4 The World Resource Distributors (4WRD), talks with us about her passion for mentorship and its potential impact on the mentor and mentees lives, if one simple "secret" is followed.

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Find Your Workplace ‘Voice’

L. Marie Trotter, owner of L. Marie LLC, coaches all of us on how to discover your voice and how to train yourself to use it in the workplace in a way that positively benefits you and those you influence.

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Choosing Confidence Over Cockiness As a Leader

Nicole Arnold, Communications and Public Affairs Manager for an electric cooperative in Asheboro, NC, and a former lobbyist, talks about how she has learned to choose confidence while starting and building her career in politics.

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Discover Your Source of Strength

Has this month's topic been difficult to process? Knowing your worth is such a highly sought-after, foundational piece to anyone's life. As we discussed in the first blog in March, knowing…

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How a Nike Executive Found Her Confidence at Work

Patty Ross, former Nike executive and 4word board member, had an amazing 34-year-long career with Nike that was gratifying and in line with her vision for her life … and yet,…

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What Are You Worth?

Tax season is upon us (oh the joys!) and for many of us, that means a very clear and hard-to-ignore lesson in worth. All those forms and all that filing lead…

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Freedom: Are You Truly Free?

Freedom. What comes to mind when you read that word? Soldiers? The American flag? Fireworks and patriotic songs? Those mental pictures make sense this time of the year. But don't confine "freedom"…

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What Does Your Confidence Look Like?

How much do you depend on how you look to give you confidence? I’m not necessarily talking about physical attractiveness, I mean the whole image: clothes, shoes, makeup jewelry, how you fix…

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Bringing Your Business Smarts Home With You

Do you feel confident and capable at work but overwhelmed and overstretched at home? If so, you’re not alone. I know countless women who feel the same way. But it might be…

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Bestseller or Could-Be-Better? How Are You Telling YOUR Story?

“I have your resume here, Ms. Paddison, but I’d like to hear from you. What makes you the right candidate for this position?” “I’m glad you asked. As you can see, I…

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How to Be Confident, How to Succeed, and How to Relax in This Week’s Friday Faves

Happy Friday, 4word friends! For those of you who sent the kids back to school, congrats on making it through the first week back. As you unwind and get ready for the…

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You are Perfectly Made

I want you to take a minute today to meditate on the following biblical truths: You are God’s unique creation. For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works,…

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