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A kind CEO stuns workers after giving them 1.1million each and first-class plane tickets

A CEO stunned her employees after gifting them first-class plane tickets and money to spend while on holiday.

Sarah Blakely, the billionaire CEO and founder of Spanx, surprised staff with tickets to anywhere in the world. The company gifted them 1.1 million to spend on the trip.

‘’I have bought each one of you two first class tickets to anywhere in the world. With the trip, you might want a nice dinner at a nice hotel. So, everybody gets 1.1 million to spend on the trip,’’ she said.

Blakely who started the company in 2000, emotionally recounted how she was laughed at when she said Spanx would be worth one day be worth Ksh 2.2 billion.

‘’when I started, I wrote one goal down saying this company will be one worth 2.2billion, and everybody laughed at me.

But I always believed in our mission. Being authentic and kind and delivering amazing products to women,’’ she said, fighting back the tears.

Blakely went ahead and decried that women entrepreneurs are not getting the chances their male counter-parts enjoy during the speech

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