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Here's The Surprising Story Behind Spanx CEO Sara Blakely's "Aha Moment"

While researching her book, The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery,” author Sarah Lewis discovered the fascinating family story behind the wildly popular, body-shaping undergarments, Spanx.

The company’s founder, Sara Blakely, was floundering for years before she started her company. Here, we learn the important lesson her father ingrained in her from a young age about how to process and learn from mistakes. 

Blakely is now ranked as one of the youngest, self-made billionaires.

Produced by Alana Kakoyiannis.

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