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9 Inspiring Quotes From Self-Made Billionaire and Spanx Founder Sara Blakely

Seeking inspiration? Sara Blakely's entrepreneurial story will motivate you.

Delta Uses Facial Recognition to Launch Self-Serve Bag Drop Off

Plus 'Shark Tank's impressive list of guest judges and way to get your dream manicure in the comfort of your own home.

10 Inspirational Quotes From Women Business Leaders

From Sheryl Sandberg to Barbara Corcoran, here are 10 quotes from women who offer wisdom for the ages.

When Bad Ideas Can Actually Be Good Advice

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

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.

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