Take the Hard Lessons with You and Leave The Mistakes In the Past
Patricia Asp, 4word Board Member and founder of ASPire, talks about how she's learned to use what she's learned in a trial or difficult time in her life to better guide others in the future.
Use Your ‘Pit Stop’ to Refuel and Recharge For the Journey Ahead
Diana Romero, CEO of Integrated Purpose Management LLC, uses an example of a NASCAR pit stop to explain why pit stops in life are not always a negative thing.
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.
If Your Journey Has Unexpected Steps, Know That God Is At Work
Deborah Bradshaw, author and TEDx Speaker, gives her advice to women dealing with unexpected steps on their personal journeys.
You ARE On the Right Journey; Your Steps Just Look a Little Different
Executive coach Jill Perrin encourages women who are coming out of setbacks and detours in their life to feel confident in their direction.
Wellness Isn’t a Destination; It’s a Journey
Cassie Dennis shares how leaving her job gave her a fresh perspective on the fact that wellness isn't a destination but rather, a journey.
Post-Pandemic Financial Planning: Expect the Unexpected
Independent Financial Advisor Valkyrie Lang talks about the biggest impacts the pandemic had on people's financial health, especially women.
Financial Planning 101: The Two 10% Steps You Shouldn’t Skip
Financial expert and author Erin Botsford shares the one thing she wished someone had told her early on about financial planning.
The Growing Importance of Women and Investing
Ronald Blue Trust returns to the 4word blog to encourage and empower women to play a larger role in their finances and investment strategy.
To Get Out of Debt, Stop Presuming the Future
Mary Hunt, founder of Debt-Proof Living and the author of "The Smart Woman’s Guide to Planning for Retirement," shares what the single most important financial planning "thing" to do this year is, and you've probably already guessed what it is: get out of debt.
Encouraging Women to Embrace Their Finances
In a guest article, Ronald Blue Trust advisors, Carol and Emily, share their experiences and insights on the importance of women being involved in personal finance.
‘It took a pandemic to slow me down.’ – How to Embrace a Major Life Change
Allison Jernigan, owner of Ruby Rock Marketing and former Vice President of Business Development for Cinemark Theatres, opens up about how the pandemic gave her the push to make a major life change with her career and learn to face the discomfort of change.
Max Lucado Encourages You to Give Your Fears Of Growth to the Father
Max Lucado returns to the 4word blog to encourage us to follow Jesus' example of facing fear and acknowledge what we're feeling so we can bring our exact needs before our Heavenly Father.
Reframe a ‘Setback’ Into A ‘Stepping Forward’ With Advice From An Executive Coach
Executive coach Jill Perrin dives into the professional shift almost all women are facing in the post-pandemic workplace, and encourages all of us to go through the process of adjusting our mindsets about the current workforce into a "stepping forward" instead of seeing everything COVID upended as a "setback."
Don’t Let a Detour Derail Your Dreams—How to Grow From Setbacks
Deborah Bradshaw, author, TEDx Speaker, and Master Certified Life Coach, gives her advice to women in the workplace who feel like their dreams won't ever get back on track, and reminds all of us that setbacks are still a part of God's plan.