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 Turn a Business Around
Business Strategy

Richard Branson on How to Turn a Business Around

There are four common problems that come with taking on an established, but faltering, business.
Richard Branson: 'There's No Shortcut or Magic Recipe to Success'
Success Strategies

Richard Branson: 'There's No Shortcut or Magic Recipe to Success'

Creating a successful and profitable business takes time.
Richard Branson on the Right Way to Multitask
Multitasking

Richard Branson on the Right Way to Multitask

Taking on too much too fast can lead to disaster.
Richard Branson's 5 Fashion Startup Secrets They Don't Teach You in Business School
Fashion

Richard Branson's 5 Fashion Startup Secrets They Don't Teach You in Business School

It can be difficult to make an impact in the fashion industry, but following these steps will get you off to the right start.
Richard Branson on What Keeps Him Going
Inspiration

Richard Branson on What Keeps Him Going

An entrepreneur's job is never done.
Richard Branson on Why Compassion Is a Competitive Advantage
Doing Good

Richard Branson on Why Compassion Is a Competitive Advantage

Business used to be a cutthroat world where the only thing that mattered was profit -- but that's changing quickly.
Richard Branson on Why Creativity Grows With Experience
Creativity

Richard Branson on Why Creativity Grows With Experience

A lot of exciting ideas are nothing more than recycled old ones with a fresh twist.
Richard Branson on Building a Business That Lasts
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Building a Business That Lasts

Starting a company is an endurance race that only a few survive.
Richard Branson: 'I've Met Some of My Closest Friends Through My Work'
Richard Branson

Richard Branson: 'I've Met Some of My Closest Friends Through My Work'

We spend a lot of time at work, so why not turn professional relationships into real friendships?
Richard Branson on Finding Your Passion Project
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Finding Your Passion Project

Start by making a list of things you love, and a list of things you hate.
Richard Branson on Starting Up Despite the Red Tape
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Starting Up Despite the Red Tape

The biggest way to fight bad regulations is to maintain your company's spirit of curiosity.
Richard Branson on Conducting Business Abroad
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Conducting Business Abroad

On trips abroad, the local customs, dress code and etiquette are often very different.
Richard Branson on Challenging Goliath
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Challenging Goliath

Before you take on a giant corporation, make sure you know exactly what you're up against.
Richard Branson on Developing a Vision for Your Company
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Developing a Vision for Your Company

While your goals may change, a key element should connect all your enterprises.
Richard Branson on Seeking Out Opportunity
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Seeking Out Opportunity

Becoming an entrepreneur is a process.