The ‘Second Half’ of Your Career: Less about you, more about others

Denise Hutton, a business executive specializing in HR and a 4word mentor, talks about how the beginning of her career set up the "second half" she's currently in, and shares the 10-year blocks most careers can be broken down into.

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Thankfulness ‘In Such a Time As This’

4word founder Diane Paddison writes about what 2020 has taught her about thankfulness and shares some of the incredible blessings to come out of this tumultuous year.

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How to Take the Leap Toward Something New

4word COO and former Nike executive Pam Johnson has experienced many changes over her career journey and has learned the best response to have when faced with something new.

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An Entrepreneur’s Pandemic Pivot

Sarah Lin, entrepreneur and founder of EllieFunDay, discusses when she knew she needed to pivot her business and explains the role God holds in her company.

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Don’t Be Afraid to Prune Yourself

Kathi C. Laughman writes about how the art of personal pruning could be a helpful tool for emerging stronger after a major life transition.

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Start Harnessing and Leveraging Your Emotions at Work

Lori Berry, co-founder of 4word: Southlake, talks candidly about how she's learning to use her emotions for good in her workplace and how you can learn to leverage yours.

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Stop Judging Others to Make Yourself Feel Comfortable

Brittany Prather, leader of 4word: Twin Cities and panelist in the Candid Conversations - Racial Reconciliation series, shares how being bi-racial has helped her come to terms with her own judging tendencies and learn to seek a common identity with others.

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‘In the hard, He is near.’ – An honest journey through grief

Grief has a terrible way of consuming every part of your life, sometimes parts that you didn't think it could touch. Jordan Hodgden, co-leader for 4word: Oklahoma City, openly shares about losing her infant son and how God used her grief to grow her.

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A Thankful Heart Gives Us Hope

JoAnne Baldwin, marketer at PitchBook and marketing co-director for 4word: Seattle, writes candidly about how the COVID-19 outbreak opened her eyes to the importance of a thankful heart, even when gratitude seems like the least likely response.

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Freedom: Have You Thanked Him For It?

I spent a recent Sunday evening cleaning out our pantry and kitchen. Afterward, I took a deep breath and enjoyed feeling free of mess and clutter in my home.…

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Get Ready for Thanksgiving

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving (what?!) and we at 4word wanted to share with you some of our favorite articles on thankfulness. This year has been packed full of every emotion, it…

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Do You Believe in Miracles? … A Thanksgiving Message

In September, we celebrated 4word’s fifth birthday. Reflecting back on our journey over the past five years, I can say that I’ve seen God’s hand clearly providing in a way…

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The Beauty Behind the Bad Times

"I'm so thankful I got that cancer diagnosis." "I could not be any happier that my car got totaled." "I have to clean out my savings account to make ends…

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Be Thankful For YOU

Is it time for a self-assessment? Though mentors, coaches, and sponsors can help guide your life and career, it’s also critically important not to overlook what may be your most…

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