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Spanx CEO Sara Blakely: People who ‘achieve their dreams’ have this trait–‘it’s not about having brains, money or experience’

By | Taylor Locke |

“The difference between people who achieve their dreams and those who don’t is simple,” according to Spanx founder and CEO Sara Blakely. “It’s about action,” she said in an Instagram post in November.

“It’s not about having a ton of brains or ton of money or a ton of experience,” according to Blakely.

“Two decades ago, I was just a girl with a crappy day job and a crazy idea. I didn’t have a ton of money, experience or knowledge of the industry. But I decided to go for it.”

Indeed, Blakely started Spanx in 1998 with just $5,000 she had in savings from selling fax machines door-to-door. Without having any background in design, business or manufacturing, Blakely ultimately built Spanx into a billion-dollar brand.

At her start, Blakely had doors slammed in her face and had her business cards ripped up; she struggled to get funding.

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