Spanx founder Sara Blakely is married to Jesse Itzler, who is an entrepreneur, a former rapper, and the author of, most recently, “Living with the Monks.”
In the book, Itzler recalls Blakely telling him to stay at the monastery he was visiting “until you have a breakthrough or you’re broken.”
It’s something Blakely learned when she was a teenager and her father gave her Wayne Dyer’s motivational cassettes during a particularly difficult time.
Jesse Itzler is a former rapper, an entrepreneur, and the husband of Spanx founder Sara Blakely. He’s known for pushing himself to his limits — both physically and mentally.
In 2015, he published a book titled “Living with a SEAL,” about his experience training with a Navy SEAL. This year, he came out with “Living with the Monks,” which documents his struggles to adjust to life at a monastery (that also happens to train dogs).
Towards the end of the book, Itzler remembers feeling restless and homesick. He thinks back to a conversation he had with Blakely before he left for the monastery.
When Itzler asked Blakely how long he should stay, she told him: “Stay until you have a breakthrough or you’re broken.”
Blakely had already told …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Strategy