At 27, Sara Blakely was selling fax machines and desperate to reinvent her life. So she came up with Spanx — hosiery that eliminates panty lines — and set to work building her business.
During the seven years Blakely sold fax machines door-to-door, she faced a lot of rejection. This is how she dealt with it, and what kept her going.
**Hear more stories about innovators, entrepreneurs, idealists, and the stories behind the movements they built -- as told to Guy Raz, host of the new NPR podcast 'How I Built This.' Find it here: http://www.npr.org/podcasts/510313/how-i-built-this
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