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Richard Branson Shares Letter He Wrote to 12-Year-Old Fan About Keys to Success

The Virgin Group founder recently received a letter from a 12-year-old girl asking about his skills. He took to LinkedIn on Thursday to share his response with the world.

Richard Branson on How Small Businesses Can Innovate

Just because your business isn't loaded with resources, doesn't mean you can't come up with important innovations. Virgin's CEO on how to get there.

3 Business Lessons From Miley Cyrus and Her Infamous Twerk

While many are still in shock after Miley Cyrus' performance at the VMAs, here we consider why the episode was simply branding genius.

Richard Branson on Why Hiring Should Be Your No. 1 Job

There are lots of tasks you can and should delegate, says Virgin's CEO, but hiring isn't one of them.

Richard Branson Invests in a Startup That No One Understands Yet

Stealth startup Clinkle announced Branson would be added to the long list of investors banking on its mysterious product being a grand slam.

Richard Branson on Building Brand Loyalty

The Virgin CEO shares how he was able to build a company culture based on customer service.

Richard Branson on the Secret to Virgin's Sustained Success

Running a successful ever-growing business means having to set certain best practices in place. Here's how Virgin's CEO does it.

Richard Branson on Leadership Lessons from the Unflappable Steve Jobs

Get a handful of successful entrepreneurs around a table and you'll learn some valuable leadership lessons. Here's what Virgin's CEO has learned from one of the finest.

Richard Branson on How to Take an Inspiration Vacation

Virgin's CEO shares insight on how to think about your vacation time as inspiration time, even after the fact.

The Unbeatable Rightness of Branson

This Labor Day weekend, we're turning over to Sir Richard Branson. Here is why we think he's one mogul worth learning from.

Richard Branson on How Music Can Save Your Business

Music has the power to motivate, inspire and engage. Here's how you can host events that will get employees and customers excited about your business.

The Wild and Crazy Career Paths of 5 Self-Made Billionaires (Infographic)

Epic entrepreneurs Richard Branson, Mark Cuban and Elon Musk started young and started up often.

Richard Branson on Building a Killer Mobile App

The Virgin CEO shares what qualities it takes to create an app bound for success.

Richard Branson on Being Social Media Savvy

The Virgin CEO offers insight on how to make your posts and company stand out in the social media world.

How Tech's Richest People Spend Their Vacations

Millionaires and billionaires vacation a little differently from the rest of us. Take a look at these ridiculous summer properties.

Team That Landed $1 Million After Answering Branson Tweet Sells Company

The young founders who cosmically met Richard Branson and got him to make a nearly $1 million investment just sold their company. See what they plan to do next.

Richard Branson on Crafting Your Mission Statement

The CEO of Virgin shares how to cut the crap and make a mission statement that actually means something.

How Richard Branson Decides Where to Set Up Shop

Virgin's CEO shares what factors you need to consider when choosing the best place to open up shop.

Richard Branson on Taking the Leap Into Entrepreneurship

Telling friends and family you're going to start your own business is often just as scary as actually taking the plunge. Virgin's CEO offers advice on how to get those you love on-board.

Richard Branson on Taking Risks

Stepping out of your comfort zone is unavoidable if you want to truly grow your business. Virgin's CEO discusses some of his own risky decisions and how they helped him grow an empire.

Richard Branson on Self-Awareness for Leadership Growth

Being more self-aware will help you improve as a leader. Virgin's CEO discusses how and why you can do this.

The Top 20 Tech Investors to Follow on Twitter

Following these investors can give you insight into the types of startups they find most interesting and the markets that are ripe for disruption.

Richard Branson on the Secret to Success: Failure.

If you haven't failed yet, you haven't been in the business long enough, says Virgin's CEO. Here he offers advice on three key attributes every entrepreneur should possess in order to be successful.

Richard Branson on Parenting and Work-Life Balance

Running your own business and raising a family often go hand-in-hand, but finding a balance can be challenging. Virgin's CEO on how he managed to raise two kids while building a business.

Preparing for Its First Space Trip, Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Breaks Sound Barrier

With a rocket-powered test flight, the billionaire's space transportation company moves closer to its goal of shuttling tourists into space by 2014.

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