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Published on Oct 23, 2016
Thank you for Watching this powerful interview with Sara Blakely! New Interviews, and Inspirational videos will be posted every Monday and Wednesday! Subscribe to the channel here: https://goo.gl/9xwmmV ----- This is audio podcast number #397 with Sara Blakely.
Sara Blakely is the founder and CEO of the intimate apparel company Spanx. In 2012, Blakely was named in Time magazine's "Time 100" annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. As of 2014, she is listed as the 93rd most powerful woman in the world by Forbes. She was named the youngest self-made female billionaire in America. Married to Jesse Itzler in 2008 and have 4 kids.
Some main things we cover today are:
-What she learned from being mentored by Richard Branson
-The list of possible product names Sara considered before she decided on Spanx
- The hardest part of getting her company off the ground
- How Sara guerrilla-marketed her first order of Spanx in Neiman Marcus
-Why being kind to yourself is so important
-What she learned selling fax machines door to door for 7 years that allowed her to build a billion dollar brand
- and so much more!
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Lewis Howes is NY Times Bestselling author, entrepreneur, and former professional Arena League football player. He hosts The School of Greatness, a talk show distributed as a podcast. Learn and hear the stories from various successful people around the world, become inspired, motivated and educated with the SCHOOL OF GREATNESS. lewishowes.com/book