The GC4W News Weekend Reads Edition 25 is a collection of top stories and trending topics. 

With so much news content being published each day on, 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 news:

1. Expert Writers Share The Top 9 Productivity Tips

In recent years, work has become infinitely more complex. Technological innovations have led to round-the-clock work schedules and mounting expectations. Our assignments have grown more collaborative, requiring more coordination, conference calls, and meetings. We now face an endless barrage of distractions, from the vibrations and alerts on our smartphones to the breaking news stories and viral videos awaiting us at our desks.

Now, more than ever, we need strategies for being productive. But where do we start? Here are nine overarching themes that encapsulate their advice for navigating a rapidly accelerating informational landscape and achieving peak performance at work. Read more here.

2. Want to Be Successful in 3 Easy Steps? Just Observe Naomi Osaka

Earlier this month, 22-year-old Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka defeated Belarusian Victoria Azarenka to win the 2020 U.S. Open Women’s Singles title, her second triumph at the annual Grand Slam. The previous time was in 2018, when Osaka suffered the agony of victory against one of her idols, Serena Williams.

Like most success stories, Osaka’s admission into the tennis royal family didn’t happen overnight. She started playing tennis at the age of three. Entrepreneurs can learn a lot from her mental toughness, which can be broken down into three key principles. Let’s take a look at each one and how they can apply to your business. Read more here.

3. 7 Best Study Tips for College Students

The age of information has made a lot of things easier, but in many ways, it’s made college quite a bit harder. With websites like FacebookTwitter, and Reddit taking their toll on our concentration, it’s harder than ever to stay focused.

Good study habits are essential if you want to succeed in college. Whether you’re just beginning college or you’re looking for that crucial senior year productivity boost, these study tips for college students will help you max out your GPA and get on that honor roll. Read more here.

4. How Emma Chamberlain Uses Coffee In Her Mental Health Routine

With more than 9.5 million YouTube subscribers; 10.5 million Instagram followers; her own podcastmerchandise, and coffee company, Chamberlain has every reason to exude an ego. But nope, the wildly successful 19-year-old has managed to stay humble and approachable.

It makes sense. Unlike many curated influencers, Chamberlain is unfiltered and unafraid to talk about her struggles—namely with anxiety. Catch up with Chamberlain, who explains how she prioritizes her mental health amid all of her other responsibilities. Read more here.

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