We can’t thank you enough for joining us at our first annual gala! We are excited to announce that together we exceeded our budgeted goal by 40%. It was a huge success, and it wouldn’t have been possible without your support!
We hope you left with a deeper understanding of the 4word vision and were inspired to see faith as your foundation, relationships as your priority, and your workplace as a place to serve.
What You Missed
Jobs can be greatly rewarding but some days are better than others. Read Jordan Johnstone‘s blog on how to deal with the optimistic and the not so optimistic days, and how not to bring your work life back home to the dinner table.
So how do you balance office & home life without playing favorites? Debbie Eaton shares her personal journey with us.
Caitie Butler, a five year veteran of Oregon politics, brings her voice to the Mentoring Monday podcast and talks about how the 4word Mentor Program helped her in her career path.
Make Your Next Career Move
As a 4word: Member Insider, you’re given exclusive access to numerous job openings across the country via the 4word Job Connections Board. We wanted to highlight a few jobs currently available. Just login to your 4word: Member Insider account to apply to one or more of these positions!
Not a 4word: Member Insider? Email your credentials to firstname.lastname@example.org to begin the application process.
Featured Company: CARE (Chemical Awareness Resources & Education)
Location: Dallas, TX
CARE (Chemical Awareness Resources & Education) is a non-profit, community-based organization established as a response to the increasing concerns and challenges associated with alcohol and drug abuse.
Open Positions on the 4word Job Connections Board
(login today to view more!)
Job #1: Manager of Digital Platform, Corporate Sponsorships, and Brand Management
4word – Virtual
4word is seeking an experienced full time Manager of Digital Platform, Corporate Sponsorships, and Brand Management to take lead in our Member Insider/Job Connections Board product line, Corporate Sponsorships, Marketing/Brand, Digital, Social Media, and Content product lines. This position is virtual, so location is flexible!
Job #2: Executive Director
CARE – Dallas, TX
CARE is seeking an experienced Executive Director with a knowledge and passion for recovery to be the face of the organization. The position has the responsibility to direct and oversee CARE’s educational and referral programs and activities, and fundraising, as well as manage the office, the finances and personnel.
Job #3: Senior Manager of SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting
Undisclosed – Dallas, TX
A global DFW company is searching for an experienced Senior Manager of SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting.
Expresit is an app that allows you to honor the heroes and achievers in your life with just a few taps! By partnering with 4word, Expresit will automatically donate $1 to 4word for every feedback given with 4word as the affiliation (up to $5 per day!). Getting started is simple. Just click one of the buttons on the right to download the Expresit app to your Apple or Android device, select 4word from the drop-down menu in the Affiliation field of your profile, and you’re all set!
- We Need to Change the Conversation About ‘Having it All’ – Senator Kirsten Gillibrand writes on Time and urges us to stop talking about women “having it all” and talk instead about women “doing it all.”
- If You’re Single This Valentine’s Day, Don’t Change a Thing – Amanda McPherson implores anyone currently single to stop trying to “find a better them” and just embrace what they already have.
- Singleness: How Christians can best enjoy being single – Patrick Mabilog writes on Christian Today and lists four ways Christians can use their time in singleness to better themselves and others.
THANK YOU, KATIE!: Join us in thanking Katie Reiff for her years of working with 4word! She has been with us since the beginning and has helped launch and manage 4word programs to impact women across the country. We will miss you, Katie, and wish you all the best!
EASIEST WAY TO IMPROVE YOUR COMMUNICATION: Kira Asatryan writes on Time and shares a single step anyone can take to vastly improve how they communicate.
SINGLENESS FOR MEN: Drew Hunter with The Gospel Coalition discusses the beauty challenge of being a single Christian man in today’s world.
PERFECTIONIST = SABOTAGER: Ann C. Logue with Entrepreneur argues that perfectionism is a problem, one that might be derailing your company.
5 BALANCE SECRETS: Inc. lists five “secrets” for finding and maintaining balance in your life.
4word: Local Group Events
Take a look at these upcoming 4word: Local Group event dates and see which one(s) you can attend. We’d love to see you there!
- Tulsa – February Luncheon – February 16 @ noon
- Dallas – Members Only Event – February 24 @ 6:30PM
- Houston – Speaker Series Lunch – February 25 @ 11:30AM
- Houston – Meet Up Monday – February 29 @ 5:00PM
- Dallas – Meet Up Monday – February 29 @ 5:30PM
For details on these events, please visit our 4word Events page.
Video of the Week
We’re sure many of you caught the Super Bowl last weekend, but did you get a chance to watch the Baby Bowl? No? Well, here’s a quick recap.
A Pinterest Find
Looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day dessert? Try these raspberry chocolate cups!