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Winner, Wealth, and Watercolors in This Week’s Friday Faves

October 17, 2014


Happy Friday, 4word friends! Enjoy our favorites from the past week as you head into your weekend!


Take Notice




WIN OVER YOUR BOSS: Want to get on your boss’s good side? May Busch offers three helpful tips for forging a positive relationship with your boss.




YOUNGEST NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNER: The Wall Street Journal shares the story of 17-year-old Malala Yousafzai, the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize for her fight for girls’ rights to schooling “under the most dangerous circumstances.”




MANAGE YOUR EMAIL: Jacky Carter writes on LinkedIn about the genius way that Coca-Cola employees tackle their emails and which practices we can adapt to our own Inbox.






Video of the Week


The New York Times invited six second graders to a 7-course, $220 a person dinner at exclusive Brooklyn restaurant Daniel and sat back to see what their reactions would be to their gourmet feast. Obviously, hilarity ensued.





Top Three


  • Wealthiest Women in AmericaDailyMail created a map showing the wealthiest women in America, grouping them by state. In total, the women on the list are worth $200 billion combined.
  • Working Moms, On Screen and Behind The CameraChristine A. Scheller with Her.meneutics interviews filmmaker Laura Waters Hinson and discusses how she juggles the responsibilities of her career with her responsibilities at home.



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!

  • Seattle – Morning Coffee Gathering – October 18 @ 9:00AM
  • Washington D.C. – Jennifer Marshall – October 21 @ 7:00PM
  • Atlanta – Jenifer Johnson – October 30 @ 11:30AM
  • Dallas – Lunch Out – November 10 @ noon
  • San Diego – Lunch Discussion – November 12 @ 11:30AM
  • Los Angeles – Book Discussion – November 15 @ 1:00PM
  • Denver – Launch Event – November 18 @ 6:00PM
  • Phoenix – Christmas Luncheon – December 2 @ 11:30AM
  • Dallas – Christmas Party – December 7 @ 4:00PM

For details on these events, please visit our 4word Events page.




A Pinterest Find


Want an alternative way to decorate pumpkins that doesn’t involve carving and goo-scooping? Give watercolor pumpkins a go this year!


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