Life-Changing Mentorship

Earlier this month, I shared my Amy Grant story and the joy of meeting a woman who profoundly impacted my life through her music at a very difficult time. Sometimes we impact…

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Rethinking Mentorship … And Why You Need It

When you think of “mentorship,” what comes to mind? A cookie-cutter idea of what a mentor looks like and does? Something stiff and one dimensional? Hallie Graves, lawyer and director the Austin…

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Listen Up!

Did you think your career path would go one direction, only to now be on an entirely different path altogether? Charisse McCumber thought she knew exactly where her professional journey was going…

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Achieve Your Full Potential

Mentorship is something with which I have been privileged to be involved, both as a mentor and a mentee. With our next 4word Mentor Program session coming up in a few weeks,…

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Let Her Nudge You!

Mentorship is one of the foundational passions of 4word and is something that as an organization we fiercely advocate. The 4word: Mentor Program has seen dozens of mentor/mentee pairs go through our…

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Equality, Efficiency & Easter

Hop On Over to The 4word Store To Fill Up This Year's Easter Baskets!  Helping out the Easter bunny this year? The 4word Store has Easter basket goodies for the whole…

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Mentors, Mentees & Sponsors, Oh My!

THIS IS IT! Today Is The LAST DAY To Sign Up For The Upcoming 4word: Mentor Program Session!  If you or someone you know if interested in starting a mentorship, TODAY is…

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Mentorship: A TEAM Effort

Who do you tend to go to first when you need advice on something? A spouse, a parent, a sibling? Maybe a co-worker or close friend? While these people fall into the…

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Cross the Gender Line: My Male Mentee

What kind of impact can mentoring really have on your career? Is it really so important to have that relationship, or can you excel without it? We asked these questions to Craig…

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Why Are We Not Good At This?

Are you looking to be promoted? Do you wish there were more women in senior management at your firm? Do you feel like you just need a tiny nudge, and then things…

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Why Women Need a Work Sponsor

With 4word’s next mentor match session about to launch, I’ve been thinking a lot about the critical role that mentoring and sponsorship have played in my life and career. I feel so…

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Support for Working Women Starts With You

Are you supporting other women at work? We can all do more to help support each other.  And we SHOULD do more!  First, because it’s the right thing to do; and second,…

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Sponsors and Mentors: Special Relationships That Can Advance Your Career and Improve Your Life

Is it okay to use relationships to get ahead at work? I’m not talking about anything illicit or even romantic. Just whether or not it’s ethical to trade on friendships, or even…

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Sponsorship; the Key to Work Success.

Is it okay to use relationships to get ahead at work? I’m not talking about anything illicit or even romantic. Just whether or not it’s ethical to trade on friendships, or even…

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