4word Podcast: Season 3

Season Archives:

Episode 23: Finding The Joy (And Purpose) in Setting Goals

On this episode, Christin Cardone McClave, the Chief Growth Officer of AchieveNEXT, a human capital advisory firm serving middle market companies in various stages of growth, chats about what goals have meant to her, personally and professionally.

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Episode 22: Showing Gratitude at Work Can (And Should) Be Simple

On this episode, non-profit professional Trina Lee offers simple and genuine ways that you can bolster company culture with gratitude.

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Episode 21: Does Expressing Gratitude At Work Make You Look Weak?

On this episode, Cynthia Nwaubani, a corporate banking executive from Nigeria, shares an incredible story of gratitude for where her life has gone and what she has learned along the way.

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Episode 20: Senior VP at American Bible Society on Confidence Only Your Community Can Bring

On this episode, Rev. Dr. Nicole Martin talks about why and how community has the potential to give you a powerful, unshakable confidence.

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Episode 19: How Simply Listening Can Build Bridges in Community

On this episode, Marion Medina, 4word's new Director of Programs, shares what she believes God's role is for community in everyone's lives. She also discusses how listening—really listening—to each other is the best way to build bridges in communities that might be experiencing some fractures.

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Episode 18: De-Prioritizing: Your Secret Weapon For Reimagining How You Work

On this episode, Elizabeth Knox, founder of MatchPace and author of the upcoming book, Work Reimagined, talks about why de-prioritizing has been key to her making it through the pandemic workflow.

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Episode 17: Whole-Self Wellness Starts With Holiness

On this episode, Dr. Mollie Bond shares her advice for the times when tough, life-altering decisions will need to be made in the name of giving yourself better quality of life.

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Episode 16: How to Be Joyfully Generous, Even if You Can’t Give a Dime

On this episode, Lisa Payne, Retired Vice Chairman and CFO of Taubman Centers, Inc., talks about the topic of joyful generosity.

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Episode 15: The Best Way to Plan For Retirement Involves One Major Must: God

On this episode, Judy A. Hulsey, a private wealth advisor with Ronald Blue Trust, shares her advice for planning for the future, no matter where you are in life.

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Episode 14: Women Weren’t Created To Be Weak—Here’s How to Activate Your Confidence

Catherine Gates, the Executive Director for Women in the Marketplace, joins the podcast to discuss how she has developed her confidence over the span of her career and discusses her new book, The Confidence Cornerstone: A Woman's Guide to Fearless Leadership.

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Episode 13: ‘It’s not bragging if it’s based on fact.’ – Redefining Your Self-Perception

Jessie Niespolo, a Senior Strategy Lead on Google’s Automotive Retail Team and co-founder of 4word: Detroit, talks about how she's built up confidence in herself over her career, and shares her advice for sharing your worth with others in a way that doesn't come across negatively.

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Episode 12: Labels Need to Be Dropped To Make Way for Intentional Inclusion

Patricia Asp, 4word Board Member and founder of ASPire, shares why she's so passionate about helping companies embrace more inclusive values, and how she hopes ASPire will help hardwire company culture for sustainability.

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Episode 11: How a Toyota Executive Got Her Dream Job (Hint: It Involved Prayer)

Alva P. Adams-Mason, executive with Toyota Motor North America and 4word Advisory Board member, discusses how she found ways to advance her faith while advancing her career.

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Episode 10: Struggling Mentally Doesn’t Make You Less of a Person (Or Christian)

Dr. Shannan Crawford, licensed clinical psychologist and leadership consultant, joins the podcast to talk about why we are so reluctant to admit when our mental health is suffering, and how she herself has learned when it's time to pause and let God open His waiting arms to us for rest and renewed strength.

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Episode 9: Finding Your Inner Strength Doesn’t Obligate You To Do Everything 

Sandi Mitchell, CEO of Apex Catalyst Group, takes us into the topic of “commanding your inner committee” and why mastering this is a crucial step in achieving effective inner strength.

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Episode 8: “You Don’t Need Permission To Rest” – An Apple Manager’s Journey to Resting Without Guilt 

Apple manager Kyla Cragg chats about realizing you don't need permission to rest and shares how she's learned to rest without guilt.

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Episode 7: 3 Tips From an Entrepreneur Expert On Finding God-Driven Balance 

Shae Bynes, co-founder of Kingdom Driven Entrepreneur, joins the podcast to share three tips she'd give any woman in the workforce who is struggling to bring order to her life.

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Episode 6: What Someone In a Crisis Situation Wishes You Knew About Them

Diane Darling, has ridden the wave of change becoming crisis many times in her life, and her desire is to see her story and experience comfort and embolden those who are living out life-altering experiences.

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Episode 5: How Your Favorite Toothpaste Might Help Close the Gender Gap

Johanna (José) Zeilstra, CEO of Gender Fair, talks about what Gender Fair is doing to move the timeline of gender equality in the workforce.

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Episode 4: Break Out of Your ‘Brady Bunch’ Zoom Box: Pandemic Team Building

Joi Freeman, founder and CEO of Remnant Strategy, joins the podcast to talk about how to adapt to the ever-changing face of teamwork and why it is vital we all remember one simple fact: we are all human.

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