GC4W News Weekend Reads – Edition 20

The GC4W News Weekend Reads Edition 20 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 Tell If You Have A Six-Figure Business Idea

No one wants to waste time on an online course that doesn’t sell or build a product that just collects dust in a warehouse. So how can you figure out which ideas are worthy of being put out to market and which ones you should forget you ever thought up?

Kirsty Fanton, a six-figure launch copywriter who specializes in working with creatives, incorporates her nearly ten years of experience as a psychotherapist into the art of her copywriting in order to create copy that converts. 

Fanton shares the three-step process she used to come up with her idea for Brain Camp, an online course that has made students more than six figures in just 15 months. Read more here.

2. 7 Lessons from U.S. Women’s Soccer’s Fight for Equal Pay

The U.S. women’s national soccer team sued its employer, the U.S. Soccer Federation, for gender discrimination last March — the first known lawsuit of its kind in professional sports. The dispute was a culmination of years of pushing for pay equality and quickly became a media sensation, bolstered by the team’s fourth World Cup win, which came early of last year. As the world watched all 28 teammates band together, there were a number of important lessons we can learn from their fight for equality, especially in the face of opposition from their employer. Read more here.

3. How to Schedule Your Day With Kids Home from School

Fitting in some work when the kids are home on a sick day (or a snow day) is a skill most working parents have down pat. But with the coronavirus pandemic changing the meaning of a regular school day while keeping many working parents at home, sneaking in meetings during nap time and emails after bedtime isn’t going to cut it. No one can fit in 40 hours of work before wake-ups or after bedtime. We need a new plan.

It’s totally understandable if you’re feeling a little panicked right now, but take a deep breath and get out a notebook. Coming up with a plan—a simple, flexible daily schedule—will help alleviate some of the fear of the unknown. Read more here.

4. How to Set up a Healthy Regimen

Many of us have spent the majority of what’s now nearly half a year indoors. And given the uncertainty of what lies ahead in the year to come, many of us will find ourselves spending more time than usual inside for the foreseeable future. Whether you’re heading back to college in the fall, attending classes remotely, or somewhere in between, it’s not a bad idea to start thinking about how you will put yourself (and your health) first this fall. Read more here.

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