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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22 Recent Stories

Richard Branson on Letting Go
Leadership

Richard Branson on Letting Go

The celebrated entrepreneur shares advice on empowering the right managers, and making time for family.
Richard Branson on Winning Customers' Trust
Branding

Richard Branson on Winning Customers' Trust

The British billionaire on how his publicity stunts helped build the Virgin brand.
Richard Branson on 'Social' Relations
Business Management

Richard Branson on 'Social' Relations

The celebrated entrepreneur explores how the use of social media can define a company's future success.
Richard Branson on Intrapreneurs
The 'Treps

Richard Branson on Intrapreneurs

The business icon talks about empowering employees to break the rules.
Richard Branson on Managing Change
The 'Treps

Richard Branson on Managing Change

Virgin Group's founder shares advice on leading a team through a restructuring or merger.
Empowering Employees
The 'Treps

Empowering Employees

Richard Branson shares his best tips to keep your team inspired and effective.
Richard Branson on Customer Service
The 'Treps

Richard Branson on Customer Service

The Virgin Group founder explains why your team is only as strong as its weakest link.
Richard Branson on the Power of Your People
The 'Treps

Richard Branson on the Power of Your People

The celebrated entrepreneur shares his five best tips for business success.
Richard Branson on Taking Chances
The 'Treps

Richard Branson on Taking Chances

The celebrated entrepreneur shares his advice on following your dreams and why he always challenges conventional wisdom.
Richard Branson on Passing the Bad-News Buck
The 'Treps

Richard Branson on Passing the Bad-News Buck

How to change the 'us vs. them' mentality in corporate culture.
Richard Branson on the Power of Delegation
The 'Treps

Richard Branson on the Power of Delegation

The celebrated entrepreneur shares his experience on delegation, motivation and intuition.
Richard Branson on the Myth of the Lone-Wolf Entrepreneur
Leadership

Richard Branson on the Myth of the Lone-Wolf Entrepreneur

Why mentors -- and resilience -- are critical to success as a small business owner.
Richard Branson on What They Don't Teach in Business School
Branding

Richard Branson on What They Don't Teach in Business School

The famous British billionaire reflects on company values and building a successful brand.
Richard Branson on Fighting to Win in Established Markets
Starting a Business

Richard Branson on Fighting to Win in Established Markets

The British billionaire talks about his days as David going up against Goliath.
The Art of Calculated Risk
Leadership

The Art of Calculated Risk

Richard Branson shares his secret for evaluating new opportunities, and how you can apply it to your business.
Richard Branson: The Importance of Not Being Earnest
Branding

Richard Branson: The Importance of Not Being Earnest

The famous British billionaire says having fun should be an essential part of your business.
Richard Branson on Building a Brand for Your Business
Branding

Richard Branson on Building a Brand for Your Business

The celebrity entrepreneur answers questions on how marketing can increase sales, and other small-business topics.
Richard Branson: New Ventures, Heroes and a Hammock
Leadership

Richard Branson: New Ventures, Heroes and a Hammock

The British billionaire opens up about what motivates him and how he lives his life.
Richard Branson: Five Questions on Business Philosophy
Leadership

Richard Branson: Five Questions on Business Philosophy

The celebrated entrepreneur offers his views on advice, inspiration, motivation and regret.
Richard Branson: People Power -- the Engine of Any Business
Managing Employees

Richard Branson: People Power -- the Engine of Any Business

The Virgin Group's founder shares how he created a winning company culture.
Richard Branson: Nice Guys Can Finish First
Leadership

Richard Branson: Nice Guys Can Finish First

Is aggression necessary for business success? The celebrated entrepreneur talks about making tough calls.
Richard Branson: Five Secrets to Business Success
Starting a Business

Richard Branson: Five Secrets to Business Success

The celebrated entrepreneur and founder of the Virgin Group offers his tips for starting out.
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