Category: Starting Up

Sarah Blakely on Selling Spanx

There’s a fantastic video on Inc.com about the creator of Spanx, Sarah Blakely. It’s a phenomenal video for budding entrepreneurs because it highlights a number of things that affect people starting a new business: Learning – Sarah didn’t know anything about…

Stealing Ideas Is Entrepreneurial Art

There’s a myth in business that the “first mover” in a new product category always has the advantage. While being first has its advantages, the myth isn’t always true–and here are some counter-examples: Google came along and took over the…