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Richard Branson

The Founder & Chairman of the Virgin Empire, TED Speaker

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About Richard Branson

Richard Branson is the eccentric and outspoken chairman of Virgin Atlantic Airways and the founder of Virgin Records, which he recently sold for an unprecedented $1 billion. Famous for his daring entrepreneurial style, he oversees the Virgin Group, Ltd. an extensive conglomerate encompassing over 360 companies, including recording studios, a travel business, publishing entities, and retail industries worldwide. An experienced daredevil, Branson has raced powerboats across the ocean and has set ...

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Business Stripped Bare: Adventures of a Global Entrepreneur

Sir Richard Branson shares the inside track on his life in business and reveals the incredible truth about his most risky, brilliant and audacious deals. Discover why Virgin tried to take on one of the ...

Screw It, Let’s Do It: 14 Lessons on Making it to the Top While Having Fun & Staying Green

Throughout my life I have achieved many remarkable things. In Screw It, Let's Do It, I will share with you my ideas and the secrets of my success, but not simply because I hope they'll help you achieve ...

Losing My Virginity: How I’ve Survived, Had, Fun, and Made a Fortune Doing Business My Way

Crash-landing his hot-air balloon in the Algerian desert, yet remaining determined to have another go at being the first to circle the globe Signing the Sex Pistols, Janet Jackson, the Rolling Stones, Boy ...

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The Virgin Way: Everything I Know About Leadership by Richard Branson
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Top 10 Tips for Succeeding at Business

I'm often asked how I got to where I am, and how the Virgin brand achieved all that it has. While there are no shortcuts to success, certain attitudes and actions can help. Here are my top 10 tips for doing business the Virgin way: 1. Follow your dreams.You will live a much better life if you ...

Why Entrepreneurs Sometimes Struggle With Formal Education

Editor's Note: Entrepreneur Richard Branson regularly shares his business experience and advice with readers. Q: I am an architect and a young entrepreneur. It's fairly obvious that most of the world's great entrepreneurs had issues with their early education. Why is this the ...

Richard Branson on the Right Way to Multitask

Editor's Note: Entrepreneur Richard Branson regularly shares his business experience and advice with readers. Q: Is it sensible or practical to work on several different ideas at once, or is it better to perfect one at a time? --Qurat, Islamabad, Pakistan You've asked an interesting ...