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The Definition of Success, According to 5 Entrepreneur Superstars

It's not just about the money, as these successful men and women illustrate.

Passionate, Independent, Insensitive? You May Be an Entrepreneur

Check out these 14 traits that set apart entrepreneurs from others.

Billionaire Sara Blakely Pledges to Give Away Half of Her Fortune

The Spanx founder is the first self-made female billionaire to sign Warren Buffett's Giving Pledge.

Why the World Needs More Brilliant 'Stupid' Ideas

Next time someone says your business idea has more 'hair than brains,' consider the countless examples of fellow stupid-successful entrepreneurs.

Bounce Back: The Inspiration Playlists of Multimillionaire Entrepreneurs

From Spanx founder Sara Blakely to skateboard icon Tony Hawk, hear what music inspires high-profile entrepreneurs to quickly shift their mindset and face their challenges.

'Failure Is Not Trying' and Other Fatherly Advice to Entrepreneurs

Reflections from Sara Blakely, Pete Cashmore, and Bert Jacobs on what they remember most about their dad's influence.

Insights: Spanx's Sara Blakely on the Drive to Succeed

The founder of the body-shaping undergarment company talks about the vision for her invention and how she prepared for its success.

Insights: Spanx's Sara Blakely on What's in a Name

The inventor and founder of the body-shaping undergarment company talks about how she came up with a memorable business name.

Spanx's Sara Blakely on How She Created an Inspiring Work Environment

The inventor and founder of the body-shaping undergarment company talks about how the headquarters design motivates and inspires employees. Part of our Insights series.

Insights: Spanx's Sara Blakely on Finding New Ideas

Inventor and founder Sara Blakely on how she comes up with new ideas for her body-slimming undergarment company.

The Innovators: Spanx Founder Sara Blakely

The founder of the body-shaping undergarment company talks about how she turned her invention into a household name.

Sara Blakely on Resilience

The founder of Spanx opens up about what drives her -- and the critical life lesson she learned early on.

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