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On failure

Note: This post is rather sloppy. I mainly wrote it as a way of processing my own feelings, so pardon me if it’s not totally grammatically correct or coherent (there are more than a few fragments, though I think they’re easy enough to understand). 1,067 more words


Fashion Class In Session At The White House

Instead of discussing politics, fashion designers and students from 14 East Coast high schools and colleges came together on Wednesday for an all-day design event at the White House East Wing  about the fashion industry. 426 more words


Billionaire Sara Blakely Gives Tips On Success

It’s Monday!! Everyone’s favorite day of the week. (insert sarcasm) Well, if you’re suffering from a bad case of the ‘Mondays’ this video should help jump start your week and get you focused. 53 more words


Estimating the IQ of billionaires & the homeless from ethnic demographics

According to an article in the New York Times, Jewish Americans have higher IQ’s than other Americans. There’s an old saying “if you’re so smart, why aren’t you rich?” so we should expect great wealth to be especially common among Ashkenazi Americans, given their IQ’s. 1,488 more words

Women and Mom Entrepreneurs - They Exist and We can Do It! - #WinningWednesday

I was browsing the internet and came across this article from Forbes.com, “The World’s Most Powerful Female Entrepreneurs of 2014″. Among this list was; Oprah (naturally), Sophia Vergara, Beyonce, Shakira, and Gisele, there were some names that were familiar, but I didn’t realize they did so much. 143 more words

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The 50 Most Powerful Women In Fashion

If any industry should be dominated by women it’s fashion, which is why it remains so surprising that the top echelons of an industry dedicated to appealing to women’s wants and desires is in many ways a boys club. 244 more words


Makers: Sara Blakely, Founder, Spanx

I’m a big fan of the Makers videos! Here is a great Makers video from the founder of Spanx, Sara Blakely. Great perspective on failure from the “youngest self-made billionaire” (according to Forbes). Enjoy!