Richard Branson

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Richard Branson on Growing Your Business by Building a Community

  by Richard Branson When you’re launching a startup, one of your first tasks is to identify potential customers and learn about their needs. This may seem very different from the goals I have described in previous columns about defining your business’s greater purpose and helping to tackle some of the big problems our society … Continue reading

Richard Branson: Business is simply an idea to make other people’s lives better.

How it all began. Click on image to play the video Ever wondered how the Virgin founder got his big break? In this exclusive Business Insider interview Richard Branson explains how he started from the bottom…

Richard Branson: How I Hire

There is nothing more important for a business than hiring the right team. If you get the perfect mix of people working for your company, you have a far greater chance of success. However, the best person for the job doesn’t always walk right through your door. The first thing to look for when searching … Continue reading

Richard Branson: Thin line between success and failure

There’s often a very thin dividing line between success and failure.My daughter Holly reminded me how I sat her down when very young and told her I would likely have to take her out of school. We were struggling to make ends meet and my wife Joan offered to sell our old car to help.Fortunately … Continue reading

Richard Branson: Mother Nature, the original entrepreneur

by Richard Branson Since I was a young boy, I’ve been captivated by everything we find living and growing on our planet. We know that without healthy natural ecosystems and biodiversity there would be no life, and of course no business. We rely on our natural assets, balanced carbon cycles, and diverse plant and animal … Continue reading

Richard Branson: Give people the freedom of where to work

To successfully work with other people, you have to trust each other. A big part of this is trusting people to get their work done wherever they are, without supervision. It is the art of delegation, which has served Virgin and many other companies well over the years. We like to give people the freedom … Continue reading

What’s the most amazing way to do it?

Don’t think what’s the cheapest way to do it or what’s the fastest way to do it. Think ‘what’s the most amazing way to do it?’ By Richard Branson. Founder of Virgin Group

Richard Branson. A day in the life.

Want to see what a day in Richard Branson’s life is like? View this video to join him for a busy day in London. Watch as he goes from filming adverts to doing to Mobot, meeting his staff to opening a Westfield store, agreeing Virgin Trains’ franchise extension to premiering Breaking The Taboo. There’s also … Continue reading

Richard Branson: Why you should treat 1 million people the same as 1 person

Richard Branson: Thanks to everyone who has joined in here on LinkedIn as we share thoughts and ideas on the site. It’s incredible that more than one million of you have got involved and started following me within the past six weeks.   While it’s difficult to comprehend such a huge number as one million, the … Continue reading

Richard Branson: how to build a brand

Richard Branson: How to Build a Brand Richard Branson was recently in Egypt, where he spent some time talking to eniGma Magazine about life as the head of Virgin. One of the key points which Branson was keen to stress, was the importance of a brand name: “Your brand or your name is simply your … Continue reading

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