GC4W Women & Entrepreneurship

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…

Five Tips To Be A Happy, Healthy, High-Performing Entrepreneur

Five Essential Tips To Be A Happy, Healthy, High-Performing Entrepreneur You’ve got the talent, endless innovative ideas, and a solid concept for your venture, but this will only form part of what you need to meet your goals and reach success. Research on peak performance proves that accomplishment is not gained solely because of intelligence or ability. Data illustrates that high…

These Founders Established A Women-Focused Sneaker Site

These Founders Introduced A Women-Focused Platform To The Multibillion-Dollar Sneaker Market, Here’s How Women’s sneakers have become a highly profitable business, outpacing the men’s and kids’ segments, with increased sales in recent years by 37%. As women swap their stilettos for something flat and comfortable, sales of high heels have dropped 11 percent. This upward trend for women’s sneakers is largely…

JIGGY Founder Kaylin Marcotte Solved Quarantine Boredom

How JIGGY Founder Kaylin Marcotte Solved Quarantine Boredom Before The Covid-19 Pandemic Kaylin Marcotte, founder of JIGGY, took a leap of faith into a pastime that kept her grounded while working at TheSkimm during its early stages: Puzzles. Her business, which launched last November, boomed when Covid-19 hit, a surprise silver lining to the pandemic. But her interest in puzzles, fostered before…

How Hiring Women and Moms Propels Economic Recovery

How Hiring Women and Moms Propels Economic Recovery This week I spent time with a friend I admire highly – Trina Limpert, formerly Global President of Women for eBay. She now heads RizeNext, with a vision of raising up a new generation of diverse technologists, executives, and directors. Since mid-2019, she’s been training companies in the creation of diversity and impact initiatives that drive…