Communication’s Vital Role in Team Building

Even with the purest intentions, being a good team player and helping to build a strong team takes intentionality to make sure it doesn't derail. Trina Lee, 4word Mentor Program manager and 4word: Portland leader, shares her tips for being the best team player you can be.

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Want Wisdom? All You Have To Do Is Ask.

LaDonna Slade, speaker, coach, and small groups coordinator for 4word: Austin, guides us through the process of finding wisdom and good news: it's simple!

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Effective Leadership Starts with Defined Values and Beliefs

Patricia Asp, Senior Consultant and Executive Coach and 4word Board Member, shares how defined values and beliefs can spell success for any company.

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What Does ‘Leading from the Heart’ Look Like?

If you're a compassionate leader, does that mean you're going to be seen as a weak leader? This month's "leading from the heart" topic aims to answer that.

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The Purpose of Leaders

Remember, way back (OK, the beginning of the month), when we talked about not feeling "good enough" to be a leader? A very valid feeling and one we've all experienced.…

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Be a Leader People Want to Follow

As we’ve discussed leadership on the 4word blog this month, my hope is that you’ve come to realize that those to whom God has given the calling of being a…

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How the “Miracle on the Hudson” Changed My Perspective on Success

As a highly-successful business woman, Maryann Bruce has spent years honing her leadership skills and working to inspire confidence in women like her trying to “make it” in their…

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Am I Good Enough?

Is that title a loaded one or what? Wondering if you're good enough is a thought everyone has, no matter your gender, race, or social status. We all wonder if…

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Leading: It’s All About Character

This election season has prompted many of us to think carefully about what we want in a leader. There are voices shouting from so many different directions, it gets confusing, and it…

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The Millennial Becomes the Master

Becoming a mom has been one of the craziest rollercoasters my life has put me on so far. As I've mentioned before, I'm the oldest of seven kids, so raising children was…

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Are You Working For the Right Commission?

A few years ago, I was halfway up a mountain I had chosen to climb, but part of me knew there was a reason I kept bumping up against a wall. It…

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Available, Willing, Obedient

Julie Ziglar Norman never meant to follow in the footsteps of her father, Zig Ziglar, and become a public speaker. Read how she found herself speaking in front of crowds of thousands,…

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Was Jesus a Good Leader?

Would you choose Jesus to run your company? I never thought much about that question until I picked up a copy of Laurie Beth Jones’s book, Jesus, CEO, many years ago. Jones challenges…

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Maximizing Millennials

Millennials. It’s a hot-topic term that seems to be everywhere lately. Who falls into the “millennial category?” How will their entry into the workforce affect companies? Should millennials be treated differently? Joan…

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Leaders ALWAYS Have Mentors

Being a leader, whether in your career or your personal life, is something that most people would say they aspire to. What is an indispensable part of every great leader’s development? Frances…

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Music & Balance from Popeyes’ CEO

Professional Christian women constantly face challenges and uncertainty in their professional journeys. Between juggling their personal and professional lives and ascertaining their place in God’s plan for their lives, women in…

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Pinterest, Productivity and Playdates In This Week’s Friday Faves

Happy Friday and First Day of August! Check out our favorites from the week, and don’t forget to sign up for the upcoming 4word Mentor Program session by September 5! Take Notice…

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Women in Leadership: The Three Greatest Obstacles and How to Overcome Them

Women as leaders in the workplace- it’s one of our favorite topics at 4word! We believe in you, and the unique talents that God has gifted you with.  You can absolutely impact…

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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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