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The Secret Weapon of Many Accomplished Leaders
Employees

The Secret Weapon of Many Accomplished Leaders

Executive assistants, the human force behind many entrepreneurs, step out to celebrate their role.
Victoria Rabin
Richard Branson Announces Unlimited Vacation Policy for Virgin Staffers
Work-Life Balance

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.
Geoff Weiss
Jeff Bezos' Enigmatic Aerospace Company Scores Knockout Contract
Space Travel

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

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.'
Laura Entis
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Richard Branson Gets Into Carpooling
Sidecar

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.
Catherine Clifford
5 Insanely Inspirational Quotes For Entrepreneurs
Inspiration

5 Insanely Inspirational Quotes For Entrepreneurs

Successful people have bad days, too. Here are some of my favorite quotes for unlocking motivation.
Lewis Howes
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
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
The 5 Traits of Entrepreneurs Famous for Making All the Right Moves
Leadership

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.
Jag Shoker
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Richard Branson on Increasing Employee Engagement
Leadership

Richard Branson on Increasing Employee Engagement

Success in business is all about people, people, people.
Richard Branson
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Richard Branson's 5 Steps for Startup Success
Starting a Business

Richard Branson's 5 Steps for Startup Success

The billionaire entrepreneur's basic rules to get a business off to a strong start.
Nina Zipkin
Virgin America Files for IPO
Virgin America

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.
Laura Entis
How Much Risk Should First-Time Entrepreneurs Take On?
Risk

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.
Amy Rosen
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