Author and Founder of Virgin Group
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If you want to grow as an entrepreneur, you need to realize you can't do everything yourself.
Pay attention, because a company's culture is key to its success.
You will always miss the shots you don't take, so it pays to shoot often.
While there's no exact science for making this decision, there are a few general rules that should help inform your choice.
There are other options besides big time investors.
Before diving into a new project, make sure it's worth your time and effort.
It's all about striking the right balance between respecting your rivals and focusing on how you can beat them.
In the worst of times, it is amazing how people can pull together.
It takes courage and thoughtful risk-taking.
While there are no shortcuts to success, certain attitudes and actions help.
Making mistakes allows you to make smarter choices the next time around.
To resolve conflicts with business partners, try humor, debate and when necessary, a strong drink.
Apparently, it's possible.
Your employees can make or break you, no matter how big your company is.