She started her business 12 years ago with just $5,000 to her life savings. Like the average American, Sarah Blakely worked like everyone else, and even work jobs she hated doing. In the midst of working jobs she disliked and only had so much to her life savings, she decided to start your own company at just 29 years old. Now 42, she is among Forbes top female business billionaires, 12-13 years after inception of starting her own company.
Is it easy for woman to run a business in a world where businesses are dominantly run by men? Absolutely not. Sarah Blakely had a vision for her future. She could not see herself working for someone else for the rest of her life, and earning a fraction of only what she felt she was completely worth. What she did was take action in being her own boss. Her company Spanx.com, a highly successful company, designs and successfully manufactures undergarments for women. Our products are worn by people such as Oprah.com. Blakely continually gets talked about on world popular business websites such as Forbes, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, CNN, TechCrunch, and many more. This amazing and admirable female business CEO knows struggle. She was not born rich, and completely built a business from scratch. This is definitely one woman to be respected and honored for a lifetime.
Sarah Blakely paved the way for many aspiring female entrepreneurs to start their own businesses today. With her humble mindset, dedication, and continued success in her business, not only is she inspiring aspiring female entrepreneurs to start their own businesses, but, she's also inspiring men, and people in the everyday workforce to take a risk and start their own businesses. To start a business from scratch is never easy, but is worth doing the transformation work. Sarah Blakely shows it is possible for anyone to overcome the day job scene, and awesome challenges of life, by way of believing in yourself, putting your feelings on the line, taking a huge breath, and starting your own business with no delay.
If you want something out of life and want to be above average, you have to take a risk and start your own business. Don't dream, wish and hope, and not put in the mental and physical time needed to get ahead with starting and running your own business. You have to put faith plus works into action. That's the only way you're going to achieve extraordinary results as an entrepreneur.