Your weekly roundup :: February 11 – 15
As you head into your weekend, here are a few articles from the past week we thought you might enjoy.
There’s still time for you to secure your tickets to spend the evening with us on March 2 at the Renaissance Hotel in Dallas, Texas! Come enjoy a night filled with powerful speakers Susan Packard, HGTV co-founder, and Laura Tucker, Joanna Gaines’ design lead, and take part in our exciting silent auction featuring items and experiences that cater to a variety of interests. We can’t wait to see you there!
Welcome 4word’s new COO, Pam Johnson!
“As a member of the Board of Directors, I have seen firsthand the impact that 4word has in the lives of the women that we connect with. I am honored and blessed to be able to partner with our incredible team to contribute to our mission and vision in an even greater capacity going forward.”
Women in the workplace have been conditioned to not let their emotions show, for fear of losing credibility among their peers and leaders. This lack of emotional freedom and balance has left workplace environments grossly unbalanced. Susan Packard, co-founder and former COO of HGTV and author of Fully Human, dives into the highly-valuable skill of emotional intelligence (EQ) and how it can be adopted by companies today who want a successful team and organization. In her new book she offers a fortified version of EQ, which she calls EQFitness.
Did you know our Monday blogs are now available in Spanish? If you or someone you know is interested in receiving these blogs each week, click here.
Brenda Bertrand, communications specialist and life coach, joins the podcast to dive into emotions and their role in the workplace. Brenda shares from the heart about how to find that healthy emotional balance that will benefit you and your office. Hosted by Jordan Johnstone.
Our work, love, pray favorites
Julia Carpenter with CNN Business exposes a worrying trend revealed in the 2018 Women in the Workplace report from McKinsey and LeanIn.org.
Sandra Peoples with Christianity Today writes about her personal journey through a failed “Plan A.”
Anna Arnold with the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics urges women to view the “Proverbs 31 woman” as an inspiration, not a definition.
Listen to the latest episode of Mentoring Monday, featuring Jennifer Cook!
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!
- Nashville – Young Professionals Galentines Gathering – February 15 @ 6:00PM
- Southlake – Coffee and Yoga Pants Meet Up – February 16 @ 9:00AM
- Austin – Northwest Small Group – February 17 @ 6:00PM
- NYC – February Gathering – February 19 @ 7:00PM
- San Antonio – February Luncheon – February 19 @ 11:45AM
- Austin – Cedar Park Small Group – February 20 @ 5:30PM
- Houston – February Gathering – February 20 @ 11:30AM
- Philadelphia – Old City/Historic District – February 20 @ 7:30AM
- Austin – North/Central – February 21 @ TBD
- Dallas – February Rolling Happy Hour – February 21 @ 6:30PM
- Willow Creek/Chicago – “Work, Love, Pray” Leadership Series – February 23 @ 9:00AM
- Austin – February After-Work Meet Up North – February 25 @ 5:30PM
- Austin – February After-Work Meet Up South – February 25 @ 5:30PM
- Springfield – February Gathering – February 26 @ 11:30AM
- Bay Area – Silicon Valley February Gathering – February 28 @ 5:30PM
For details on these events, please visit our 4word Events page.
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