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10 Powerful Practices From 10 Highly Respected People

Money and success are honorable goals but respect is more valuable than either and dependent upon neither.

The Secret Weapon of Many Accomplished Leaders

Executive assistants, the human force behind many entrepreneurs, step out to celebrate their role.

Richard Branson Announces Unlimited Vacation Policy for Virgin Staffers

The billionaire will allow employees to take time off whenever they want and without prior approval -- provided they still get their work done.

Jeff Bezos' Enigmatic Aerospace Company Scores Knockout Contract

The Amazon founder's Blue Origin aerospace outfit will develop rocket engines for the United Launch Alliance -- a joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Boeing that creates spacecraft for the U.S. government.

Richard Branson Says He Writes His Own Blog Posts, And He's Read Your Comments

…Including the ones that say 'Richard Branson doesn't really read this.'

Richard Branson Gets Into Carpooling

Ridesharing service Sidecar announced a $15 million Series B round from the Virgin co-founder and some top VC houses, including Avalon Ventures and Union Square Ventures.

5 Insanely Inspirational Quotes For Entrepreneurs

Successful people have bad days, too. Here are some of my favorite quotes for unlocking motivation.

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

As a parent, letting go isn't about separation; it's about pushing your child towards a greater sense of freedom.

The 5 Traits of Entrepreneurs Famous for Making All the Right Moves

Everyone can hone that uncanny knack of being in the right place at the right time that distinguishes business greats.

Richard Branson on Increasing Employee Engagement

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

Richard Branson's 5 Steps for Startup Success

The billionaire entrepreneur’s basic rules to get a business off to a strong start.

Virgin America Files for IPO

The airline, which was founded in 2007 and is partly owned by serial entrepreneur Richard Branson, filed with the Securities Exchange Commission on Monday after announcing its first annual profit.

How Much Risk Should First-Time Entrepreneurs Take On?

Accepting risks is a skill that can be learned. When you're ready to launch a venture, consider these five tips that have proven effective in the classroom.

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

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

An entrepreneur's job is never done.

The Definition of Success, According to 5 Entrepreneur Superstars

It's not just about the money, as these successful men and women illustrate.

Are Richard Branson and Google Teaming For Space Travel?

According to reports, Google is mulling a stake in Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic, a deal in which the tech giant would have to pony up $30 million in exchange for access to pioneering space-travel technology.

Richard Branson on Building a Business That Lasts

Starting a company is an endurance race that only a few survive.

5 Quotes to Inspire the Optimistic Entrepreneur in You

A positive attitude can take you far in your career, like these five successes prove with their perspective of possibility.

Blockchain.info CEO: We Pay Employees in Bitcoin. And Someday You Might, Too.

We talked to the charismatic Blockchain.info CEO about Bitcoin's recent rocky press, its price ups and downs, and if we're headed for another bubble.

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's Virgin Galactic Gets FAA Clearance for Takeoff

With any luck, Justin Bieber could be hurtling through space by year’s end.
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