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Branson's Latest Bet: Will 2014 Be the Year of Virgin Hotels?

Branson's Latest Bet: Will 2014 Be the Year of Virgin Hotels?

The billionaire has announced plans for a 240-room hotel in trendy Nashville, Tenn., following additional slated properties in Chicago and New York.
Richard Branson on Seeking Out Opportunity

Richard Branson on Seeking Out Opportunity

Becoming an entrepreneur is a process.
Richard Branson on Constructing the Perfect Pitch

Richard Branson on Constructing the Perfect Pitch

Speak with feeling rather than figures.
Richard Branson on Why Making Employees Happy Pays Off

Richard Branson on Why Making Employees Happy Pays Off

The serial entrepreneur shares how you can increase productivity by boosting employee satisfaction.
You Need a Real Vacation (And So Do Your Employees)

You Need a Real Vacation (And So Do Your Employees)

A recent survey shows that, as a nation, we're pretty bad at unplugging. Here are five reasons you should.
Square Market Now Takes Bitcoin Payments

Square Market Now Takes Bitcoin Payments

Paying for cool indie gadgets and gear and artisanal food with the world's first digital cash just got easier. Well, sort of.
So Google's Hiring a Pokémon Master, Eh? The Best April Fools' Day Pranks of 2014

So Google's Hiring a Pokémon Master, Eh? The Best April Fools' Day Pranks of 2014

From Google's 'Pokémon Masters' to Virgin's 'Cancun Afternoon,' a look at the most outrageous pranks we've seen so far.
Richard Branson on Learning by Doing

Richard Branson on Learning by Doing

Curiosity, an open-mind and a can-do attitude are just as important as experience.
Richard Branson on the Value of Volunteering

Richard Branson on the Value of Volunteering

Sometimes, getting ahead of the competition means donating your time to a worthy cause.
Richard Branson on Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge

Richard Branson on Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge

"Everyone starts out as a beginner: Successful people are just further along in their careers."
The Winklevoss Twins Score Virgin Galactic Tickets to Space, Paying With Bitcoin

The Winklevoss Twins Score Virgin Galactic Tickets to Space, Paying With Bitcoin

The Winklevii boys’ small step toward outer space is a giant leap into mainstream for the digital currency.
Richard Branson on Why Leading Means Listening

Richard Branson on Why Leading Means Listening

Any organization's best assets are its people so start paying attention to what your employees are saying.
Richard Branson on Finding Funding

Richard Branson on Finding Funding

Your local community is often the best place to start when looking for funding, but if you can’t find anyone suitable to work with, the logical next step is to broaden your search.
Richard Branson on Not Going It Alone

Richard Branson on Not Going It Alone

To be successful in business, you need to connect and collaborate.
No More Missed Connections: Virgin Unveils First-Ever Airborne Social Network

No More Missed Connections: Virgin Unveils First-Ever Airborne Social Network

Virgin America has partnered with the location-based business app Here On Biz to facilitate networking among its passengers both on the ground and in the air.
Entrepreneurs on the Moon? NASA Takes a Step in That Direction.

Entrepreneurs on the Moon? NASA Takes a Step in That Direction.

How NASA and private space firms are trailblazing the giant leap to the final frontier.
Richard Branson on Pursuing What Makes You Happy

Richard Branson on Pursuing What Makes You Happy

You have one life, so spend it doing something you love.
Turbulence at Virgin: How the Airline Can Get Back to Smooth Sailing

Turbulence at Virgin: How the Airline Can Get Back to Smooth Sailing

As of late, Sir Richard Branson’s airline Virgin Atlantic has been making the rounds in the media for potential layoffs, profit losses and dropped routes. Here is a bit of advice on how the airline can turn around its image and get back to flying high.
Richard Branson on Doing Good by Doing Good Business

Richard Branson on Doing Good by Doing Good Business

Traditionally, business and charity have been thought to be mutually exclusive, but that divide is starting to dissolve.
Richard Branson's 5 Vital Startup Basics

Richard Branson's 5 Vital Startup Basics

If you want to get your enterprise up and running, consider these basic steps first.
Killer Productivity 'Hacks' From Entrepreneurs Like Richard Branson (Infographic)

Killer Productivity 'Hacks' From Entrepreneurs Like Richard Branson (Infographic)

Need to squeeze more out of your days? Who doesn't? Here, LinkedIn offers the best productivity tips from its most influential entrepreneurs.
Richard Branson on the Key to Success

Richard Branson on the Key to Success

The serial entrepreneur explains why a great company always starts with a strong foundation.
Richard Branson on Growing Your Business by Building a Community

Richard Branson on Growing Your Business by Building a Community

Building strong ties to your community will help you you build a stronger company culture, better relationships with your customers and staff, and ultimately a more successful business.
Entrepreneur's Top 10 Insights From Richard Branson in 2013

Entrepreneur's Top 10 Insights From Richard Branson in 2013

A look at the most popular words of wisdom from the unflappable entrepreneur.
Richard Branson on What Makes a True Entrepreneur

Richard Branson on What Makes a True Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur isn't just a label, it's a lifestyle.

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