GC4W News Weekend Reads – Edition 16

The GC4W News Weekend Reads Edition 16 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. How to Keep Your Skin Healthy and Glowing at Home

After social distancing and spending most of the day inside, you, like so many others, might be wondering why your skin isn’t glowing like it usually does. You might be wondering, I’m staying home, I’m not coming into contact with pollutants and sunshine — I’m not even wearing makeup! So why is my skin freaking out?!

To help you rejuvenate your face (and hands!), local skincare experts share their tips on how to take care of your skin at home. Bonus: You can DIY a lot of treatments. Continue reading here.

2. How to Build a Company That Values Integrity

For decades, leaders were expected to focus on one thing: financial results. But we are now in the midst of an ethical revolution. Leaders are increasingly held accountable for poor behavior, and companies are pushed by employees, governments, and customers to step up and adopt a multi-stakeholder approach that serves social purposes as well as investor demands.

Canned codes of ethics that ask employees to check a box to certify that they’ve read the material and third-party online ethics training courses might be all that is required to comply with the law, but they don’t move the needle. Employees see them mostly as a nuisance they have to suffer through.

Business leaders need to do more to build a company that values integrity. Read more here.

3. Face Mask Hurting Your Ears? Try These 7 Brilliant Hairstyle Tricks

Wearing a face mask is the very least you can do to help limit the spread of COVID-19 when venturing outside. Which means you also know that wearing your mask all day long can cause some uncomfortable rubbing/pulling on the backs of your ears.

And although, yes, there are tie-on masks you can opt for that’ll be more comfortable on your ears, not everyone has the means or the ability to make the switch—especially if your work mandates you wear a certain type of mask. So what to do? Get creative with your hair and accessories, like these seven brilliant people below who devised a bunch of easy hairstyle hacks to take the pressure off their ears while still keeping their face masks intact. Read more here.

4. 3 Entrepreneurship Lessons Inspired by The Baby-Sitters Club

The Baby-Sitters Club was a serious, successful, female-run business. Each girl had a very specific job title and role within the club. Their small business had brand loyalty, and they all made good money 

Many millennial women who grew up wanting to be a part of The Baby-Sitters Club are now the newest generation of female entrepreneurs. With the July 3 release of the female-led, 2020 version of The Baby-Sitters Club on Netflix, here are three fierce lessons for female entrepreneurs inspired by your favorite babysitters and business leaders. Read more here.

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