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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


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!


We Tried Spanx Jeans, and They Really Made Us Look Thinner

The story of how Sara Blakely started Spanx is something of a legend: She came up with the idea for her now multi-billion dollar shapewear business while selling fax machines door to door in Florida in the late 1990s. 688 more words


NEW Spanx swimsuit - $25 shipped

New spanx royal blue one piece swimsuit in size Large.  Adjustable overlay to easily go from a top to a more modest skirt.  Padded push-up bra. 16 more words