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Spanx Billionaire Founder Redefines Failure and Inspires Others

Mohamed A. El-Erian | Posted 10.25.2013 | Business
Mohamed A. El-Erian

If you haven't already done so, I would strongly suggest that you become familiar with the story of Sara Blakely, the founder of Spanx. Not because she is said to be the youngest self-made female billionaire ever, but because she seems to epitomize the combined power of hard work, persistence, innovation and humility.

1st Woman Billionaire Pledges To Donate Half Of Wealth To Charity

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 05.08.2013 | Impact

More billionaires showing their benevolence is a business trend we can get behind. Nine new wealthy donors and their families signed on to the Givi...

How Spanx Came To Be

Posted 03.22.2013 | Small Business

This story originally appeared on Quartz. Excerpted from The Startup Playbook: Secrets of the Fastest-Growing Startups from Their Founding Entr...

Do You Think Katy Perry Is Wearing Spanx Under These?

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 12.11.2012 | Style

Spanx you very much.

Here Comes The Spanx Store You Weren't Asking For

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 11.02.2012 | Style

“A place where everybody knows your name and your bra size -- kind of like the TV show Cheers.”

PHOTOS: Visible Spanx Alert!

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 04.25.2012 | Style

When most ladies flash their Spanx on the red carpet, we'd classify it as a wardrobe malfunction. But when you're Sara Blakely, the billionaire founde...

Spanx Founder Now A Billionaire

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 03.08.2012 | Style

Sara Blakely, the founder of ubiquitous shapewear company Spanx, debuts on one of the covers of Forbes' new Billionaires issue as the youngest self-ma...

Sara Blakely, Spanx: My First Million

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 03.09.2012 | Small Business

Starting with $5,000, an entrepreneurial vision a little irreverence, Sara Blakely has become a millionaire several times over. Her product, Spanx, ha...