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When Bad Ideas Can Actually Be Good Advice

Sometimes, you need to surround yourself with "yes" people and delay making that big decision.

Amy Rosen

· 5 min read

How Sara Blakely Built a Billion-Dollar Business From Scratch

She built the Spanx brand starting out with just $5,000 in savings and no experience in retail or manufacturing.

Gabrielle Karol

· 4 min read

The Definition of Success, According to 5 Entrepreneur Superstars

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

Matthew Toren

· 5 min read

Passionate, Independent, Insensitive? You May Be an Entrepreneur

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

Andrea Huspeni

· 10 min read

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.

Jenna Goudreau

· 2 min read

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.

Richie Norton

· 5 min read

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.

Teri Evans

· 3 min read

'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.

Teri Evans

Sara Blakely on Resilience

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

Teri Evans

· 5 min read