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How Sara Blakely Built a Billion-Dollar Business From Scratch
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News and Articles About Sara Blakely
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.
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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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