Mentoring is for Misfits

Do you ever feel like a misfit? Like you don’t quite fit in with some of the images we see of polished, professional women? Time and again, I’ve seen women…

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Olympic “Ripple Effect”

Steve Haas, Senior Engagement Leader at World Vision US, shares his thoughts on “ripple effects” and how one particular ripple led to him befriending two Olympians. ------ 4word: Tell…

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The 4 Things a Mentor is NOT

For all of the fuss made about how important and valuable mentors can be (a fuss I often make!), there’s a lot of bad information out there too. I am…

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Racing Towards MENTORSHIP: Olympian Lopez Lomong & Me

As a professional Christian woman who started 4word to minister specifically to professional Christian women, I felt like it was fairly obvious who I would be led to mentor. God, of…

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Mentoring Outside the Box

As a professional Christian woman who started 4word to minister specifically to professional Christian women, the most likely scope of my mentorship is pretty clear. Over the past few years…

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A Purposeful Life

One of my friends Charlotte likes to say that “the purpose of life is to have a purposeful life.” I love that quote because it reminds me how simple life…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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Tame Your 24/7 Job, “Share Some, Maybe” and Forming Solid Female Friendships

Happy Friday, ladies! Here’s your weekly serving of 4word’s favorite blogs, videos, pins and more from around the web. Take Notice JOIN: On Call in Culture is forming a Check…

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Partners in Christ

Olympic fever is everywhere, and this week we snagged an interview with runner Brittany Morreale, who is dating Olympic runner Lopez Lomong. (And we’re excited to announce that Lopez recently…

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Friday Faves: Go Forth and Fail, DIY Home Decor and the Barbeque Song

Welcome to the weekend, everyone. Here’s our weekly roundup of our favorite bits of the blogosphere. Take Notice Have you seen this video of the high school track star who…

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