Author and Founder of Virgin Group
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There are four common problems that come with taking on an established, but faltering, business.
Creating a successful and profitable business takes time.
Taking on too much too fast can lead to disaster.
It can be difficult to make an impact in the fashion industry, but following these steps will get you off to the right start.
An entrepreneur's job is never done.
Business used to be a cutthroat world where the only thing that mattered was profit -- but that's changing quickly.
A lot of exciting ideas are nothing more than recycled old ones with a fresh twist.
Starting a company is an endurance race that only a few survive.
We spend a lot of time at work, so why not turn professional relationships into real friendships?
Start by making a list of things you love, and a list of things you hate.
The biggest way to fight bad regulations is to maintain your company's spirit of curiosity.
On trips abroad, the local customs, dress code and etiquette are often very different.
Before you take on a giant corporation, make sure you know exactly what you're up against.
While your goals may change, a key element should connect all your enterprises.