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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


“Don’t solicit feedback on
your product, idea or your business
just for validation purposes.
You want to tell the people
who can help move your idea forward,

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Women We Admire

To continue the celebrations acknowledging the achievements of women throughout the world and throughout the ages on International Women’s Day (March 8) last week, we’ve listed just a few women who have been a real inspiration for each of us. 475 more words


Celebrity Lifestyle Branding: Build a Better You?

Oh, the feel of a Brand. I love it. Everything about the idea and texture of a brand that resonates with my soul it alright by me. 904 more words

Camus, Spanx, the Cerebellum, & Writing

Recently I was asked to answer a “Proust Questionnaire” for a get-to-know-your-teacher blurb. I had never heard the term but the exemplary questions, (e.g. Your favorite virtue; If not yourself, who would you be?; For what fault have you most toleration?; Favorite heroines in fiction) were clear enough that I was able to get into the spirit. 1,607 more words

Brain Function

Spanx turns 15, gets celeb love from Oprah, Kim Kardashian

Spanx is turning 15!

The Atlanta-based company, founded by Sara Blakely, recently moved its headquarters to The Shops Buckhead Atlanta, the mixed use development that opened last fall. 457 more words