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Episode 18: How Personality Assessments Can Make You a Pioneering Leader

Alli Worthington discusses how using popular personality assessments to tap into your personality will help you discover and utilize your most effective leadership style.

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Episode 17: Vulnerability Makes You a More Confident Leader

Jill Perrin, an executive coach and a 4word mentor from Dallas, Texas, shares best practices for learning to be more confident and why vulnerability is a big determiner in whether or not you'll succeed.

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Episode 16: Time Management in the ‘New Workplace’

Kristen Montigny, an executive and life coach (and also a 4word Member Insider coach!), shares her professional tips for reimagining what time management looks like in today's workplace culture.

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Episode 15: ‘Making It Work’ Doesn’t Work: Work/Life Integration

Emma Sharma, the Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Company Secretary of Valiant Integrated Services and 4word Advisory Board member, chats about why we should be embracing integration over balance and how to avoid just "making it work."

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Episode 14: Called to Be Peculiar – Sharing Your Faith at Work

Nicole Arnold, Communications and Public Affairs Manager for an electric cooperative in Asheboro, NC, and a former lobbyist, shares what your spiritual walk can look like in your workplace and how to use your faith to navigate the current environment in the office and the world.

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Episode 13: How to Bring God to the Office

Dr. Denise Daniels and Shannon Vandewarker, co-authors of “Working in the Presence of God: Spiritual Practices for Everyday Work,” share their research to help us all become more confident in living out our faith at work everyday.

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Episode 12: Just Listen: The power of quiet time

Patty Ross, former executive with Nike and Apple and 4word Board Member, talks about what silent retreats and making time for daily quiet have helped her achieve in her career and personal life.

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Episode 11: Don’t Separate Your Faith From Your Career

Kim Vastine, a Dallas/Ft. Worth area realtor and the Chaplain for 4word: Southlake, explores why we struggle to bring our faith to work and the advantages we have as Christians in the workplace.

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Episode 10: Can You Get Rid of Limiting Beliefs?

Kristen Stockton, a business performance consultant, executive coach, and the chair of 4word: Washington D.C., coaches us through how to release ourselves from limiting beliefs.

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Episode 9: All the Ways Fear is Dictating Your Life (And How to Shut It Down)

Susan Tolles, 4word's Director of Local Groups and Member Insider, talks about the lies we all believe and how their shared foundation is fear.

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Episode 8: How to Reinvent Networking

JoAnne Baldwin, marketer at PitchBook and marketing co-director for 4word: Seattle, discusses why she goes into a networking situation with the intent to encourage others rather than simply use them for their connections and shares tips for you to reinvent the way you network.

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Episode 7: Creating a Network of Allies

Diane Paddison, founder of 4word, shares her advice for utilizing the people in your circles and creating a network of allies.

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Episode 6: Use Your Personality Style to Win More Conflicts

Lisa Adams, coach and leader of 4word: Saratoga Springs, talks about conflict and how you can try to avoid it with better communication.

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Episode 5: How Neuroscience Can Help You Resolve Conflicts

Sandi Mitchell, CEO of Apex Catalyst Group, joins the podcast to share her insights on navigating conflict with some tried-and-true tactics and a little bit of neuroscience.

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Episode 4: A Belonging Company Culture Starts With You

Trina Lee, manager of the 4word Mentor Program, joins the podcast to talk about belonging culture and why it’s important for any size company to prioritize.

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Episode 3: The Platinum Rule of Being a Caring Leader

Kelly Thurman, acute strategist and 4word's Board Chair, shares her "platinum rule" anyone can follow to improve the quality of their leadership.

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Episode 2: How to Get Out of a Rut

Lori Berry, a woman in finance and co-founder of 4word: Southlake, joins the podcast to talk about ruts in life and how to pull yourself out of them.

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Episode 1: Finding Your Purpose Is Like Trying on Clothes

Lisa Lewis, Transformational Leadership Coach and 4word mentor, walks us through the journey to finding your purpose and how it involves a lot of trying.

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Episode 15: Joy Comes When You Commit To Give

Melissa Hinnant, owner of Grace and Lace and a Shark Tank entrepreneur, talks about why she built an entire business centered on her desire to always give.

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Episode 14: How to Break Free From the Scarcity Mindset

S. Renee Smith, advisor, coach, and strategic partner, discusses why scarcity mindset is prevalent and what type of mindset we should all focus on having.

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