Richard Branson

Richard Branson

Author and Founder of Virgin Group
Richard Branson is the founder of Virgin Group, which consists of more than 400 companies around the world including Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America and Virgin Mobile. He is the author of six books including his latest, Like a Virgin: Secrets They Won't Teach You at Business School (Portfolio Trade, 2012).
 
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Richard Branson on How to Be Your Own Boss
Leadership

Richard Branson on How to Be Your Own Boss

It takes courage and thoughtful risk-taking.
Richard Branson's Top 10 Tips for Succeeding at Business
Innovators

Richard Branson's Top 10 Tips for Succeeding at Business

While there are no shortcuts to success, certain attitudes and actions help.
Richard Branson on Bouncing Back From Failure
Failure

Richard Branson on Bouncing Back From Failure

Making mistakes allows you to make smarter choices the next time around.
Richard Branson on the Value of Debate in Business Partnerships
business relationships

Richard Branson on the Value of Debate in Business Partnerships

To resolve conflicts with business partners, try humor, debate and when necessary, a strong drink.
Richard Branson on How to Run Two Startups at Once
Starting Up

Richard Branson on How to Run Two Startups at Once

Apparently, it's possible.
Richard Branson on Why Hiring Should Always Be the Top Priority
Hiring

Richard Branson on Why Hiring Should Always Be the Top Priority

Your employees can make or break you, no matter how big your company is.
Richard Branson's Guide to Finding a Mentor
Mentors

Richard Branson's Guide to Finding a Mentor

Every entrepreneur needs one.
Richard Branson on Envisioning Your Business's Future
Planning

Richard Branson on Envisioning Your Business's Future

It's easy to get lost in the here and now, but planning for what comes next is crucial to your business's success.
Richard Branson on Finding the Right Path
Passion

Richard Branson on Finding the Right Path

Now is the time to act and discover the passion that will help you succeed.
Richard Branson on Common Misconceptions About Becoming an Entrepreneur
Starting Up

Richard Branson on Common Misconceptions About Becoming an Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurial success isn't reserved for one personality type, and you don't have to commit all your savings to an idea on blind faith.
Richard Branson on Why Entrepreneurs Sometimes Struggle With Formal Education
Education

Richard Branson on Why Entrepreneurs Sometimes Struggle With Formal Education

In the end the answers to the important questions don't come from report cards, but from asking questions, seeing things differently and finding the answers yourself.
Richard Branson on the Right Way to Communicate With Global Partners
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on the Right Way to Communicate With Global Partners

Whenever possible, first establish a personal relationship and then follow up online.
Richard Branson on the Importance of Independence
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on the Importance of Independence

As a parent, letting go isn't about separation; it's about pushing your child towards a greater sense of freedom.
Richard Branson on Increasing Employee Engagement
Employee morale

Richard Branson on Increasing Employee Engagement

Success in business is all about people, people, people.