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'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.
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.