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The Secret Behind The Invention of Spanx

When most people think about Spanx and how they were invented, people often mention Inventor Sara Blakely cutting the feet off of her pantyhose to create the first prototype. 385 more words


10 Growth Hacking Strategies to Grow Your Startup

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When starting and growing your business there are two things to always keep in mind:

  1. Being able to work in your business…

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Spanx for the Business Lesson, Sara!

Podcasts are my lifeblood. I listen to them when I’m commuting, when I’m at the gym and when I’m cleaning. If there’s an unenjoyable, monotonous task that requires tending to, I’m probably listening to a podcast while I’m doing it. 424 more words


The Secret to Success

In a devotion he wrote for The Southeast Outlook, Jacob Glassner tells how Sara Blakely learned to appreciate failure. Blakely, the founder and CEO of Spanx, a billion-dollar apparel company, often shares the story that led to her success. 141 more words

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Motivational Muscle

Entrepreneur Jesse Itzler has a magnetic personality and a motivational spirit. I recently had the opportunity to listen to him for two minutes, and I was mesmerized. 185 more words

Sara Blakely #17 on Forbes list of richest, self-made women in America

Sara Blakely, the Atlanta-based founder of Spanx, has pretty much become a mainstay on annual Forbes lists of the wealthiest members of society. She first appeared on the publication’s billionaire list in 2012… 394 more words