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4word Turns Five!

4word recently celebrated its 5-year anniversary, so we asked our founder, Diane Paddison, to share why she started 4word and her hopes and dreams for the future. ------ 4word: What inspired you to found 4word? What was the initial response from others when you told them about 4word?…

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, I wanted to share with you the story of one of my long time friends and…

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 Robinson, president of the United States division of Colliers International and long time friend and mentee…

Some Practical Thoughts on Professional Success.

Want to distinguish yourself at work? Good! Just because “work” isn’t the very highest priority of us Christian professionals doesn’t mean that we aren’t called to do it well.  God calls us to excellence in all things, including our professional lives:  whatever you do, work at it with…