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To find your big idea? Look for it. And look for it. And be ready to act. Spanx founder Sara Blakely was actively seeking a business idea when she thought of Spanx. Then she moved fast, found help in the right places, and went all-in. The result: A billion-dollar company & women's wardrobes transformed. With cameos by National Geographic Explorer Andrés Ruzo, former director of the US Patent & Trademark Office Michelle Lee, and Endeavor CEO Linda Rottenberg.
Learn more about The Boiling River Project: http://www.boilingriver.org
Read "The Boiling River" by Andrés Ruzo: https://amzn.to/36iHHNF
Learn more about the US patent system: https://www.uspto.gov/
Meet Andre, who dresses Oprah Winfrey: https://andrewalkerhair.com
Listen to Linda Rottenberg on Masters of Scale: https://mastersofscale.com/linda-rottenberg-the-next-silicon-valley-is/
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