GC4W News Weekend Reads – Edition 10

The GC4W News Weekend Reads Edition 10 is a collection of top stories and trending topics. 

With so much news content being published each day on gc4women.org, we have decided to start a new tradition to keep you informed and connected to the resources to improve your life and business. 

The following are top picks and trending topics on gc4women.org news:

1. 5 Lessons That Will Stay With Entrepreneurs After Quarantine

As life slowly starts returning to “normal,” Kim Perell, CEO of Perell Ventures, invites you to reflect on the things you’ve learned in the past few months and commit to change one thing going forward. There are so many lessons but by picking one thing to do differently, your odds of success increase dramatically. 

Here are a few of the major lessons she has learned – and how she suggests we as entrepreneurs can do things differently from now on. Continue reading here.

2. GC4W Webinar: Leading an Inclusive Business Culture

 Join us on Friday, July 24th at 12:30 pm EST for our upcoming GC4W University Webinar: Leading an Inclusive Business Culture.  Learn from our guest speaker, Dr. Towanna Burrous, President of CoachDiversity Institute, on how to become an inclusive leader, how to build and promote an inclusive business culture and how to apply the seven pillars of inclusion to your career.

Dr. Towanna Burrous is a best-selling author, trainer and an ICF professional certified coach (PCC) based in Washington, DC. As a much sought after executive coach, Towanna’s mission is to empower diverse communities through executive and leadership coaching. Learn more and register here.

3. Ada Rojas On Making Botánika Beauty An Instant Success

Launched in 2019, Botánika Beauty has had a meteoric rise already generating over a million in sales. The products are sold in over 800 stores including Target. But for Rojas, Botánika is about more than a brand. It is about filling a gap in the market to target her community. It is about ownership. Rojas and her Co-Founder Aisha Ceballos-Crump own their own warehouse, which has not only helped them get through the pandemic by having control of their shipping, but the space is also going to serve as a beauty incubator for women of color. Continue reading here.

4. What Our Covid-19 Beauty Buys Tell Us About The National Mood

It was hand sanitisers, soaps and hand creams that were stripped from beauty retailers’ shelves first when Covid-19 arrived in the UK. Then lockdown hit, and the forced closure of salons, spas and services saw us turning to long-ignored stores of boxed hair dye, swapping fringe-trimming tips, and getting to grips with DIY waxing kits for the first time since our teenage years. The effects of the pandemic on the beauty market have been deep and wide-ranging, positive and negative, and our lockdown purchasing habits offer a fascinating insight into the national psyche at this strange juncture in history. Continue reading here.

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