GC4W News Weekend Reads – Edition 17

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. 10 Women Entrepreneurs Who Are Shattering the Glass Ceiling

An entrepreneur of any gender needs a determined belief in what they’re doing and a cast-iron resolve to get things done if they’re to succeed in a highly competitive marketplace. Unfortunately, the evidence still seems to indicate that if you’re a female, you need that little extra something to break through the proverbial glass ceiling.

Here’s a list of 10 female entrepreneurs, in no particular order of accomplishment, who have done exactly that, providing a template of inspiration to us all. Read more here.

2. Away Founders Share 5 Keys to a Top-Notch Company Culture

Since they launched Away in 2016, co-founders Jen Rubio and Steph Korey have inevitably gotten one question more times than they can count: “What’s your secret?”. They’ve always said–and firmly believe–that there is no secret. There’s no magic formula, or some untold truth everyone’s hiding when it comes to building a business. But the foundation? An incredible team.

Here are a few of the ways these successful women approached building that team, and defining how that team works, and what you can do to build a stronger team (and business). Read more here.

3. 3 Chefs on the Importance of Meal Prepping During Stressful Times

Stressful periods are the most important times to be eating, and to be eating well. Here, 3 chefs share their easy meal prep ideas, and explain why the simple act of pre-planning your breakfast, lunch, or dinner can provide structure and enable good health when you need it most. Read more here.

4. 31 Simple Tricks Experts Use To Stay Resilient, Hopeful, And Happy

How are you? Seriously, check in with yourself. What was the answer? “Fine”? “Not great, but I don’t want to complain because people have it worse”? It’s no secret that 2020 has felt like an active volcano, in which spewing news cycles are followed by simmering states of despair.

Now for the good: There’s a ton of actions you can take to Keep. Moving. Forward. So fantasize for a minute here. If you want to learn to play tennis, you’d (in an alternate universe) call Serena Williams. Biz advice? You might go to Sheryl Sandberg. But for a heavy mental health and attitude overhaul, you gotta go to the top stars of the mind. These powerhouses—we’re talking psychologists, mindfulness gurus, and more—own the type of resilience, hopefulness, and grit we need. By following their advice, you can reignite your happiness and see this world for the beautiful place it can be. Read more here.

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