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Richard Branson on Why Making Employees Happy Pays Off
Happiness

Richard Branson on Why Making Employees Happy Pays Off

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

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.
Laura Entis
Square Market Now Takes Bitcoin Payments
Innovation

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

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.
Jason Fell
Richard Branson on Learning by Doing
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Learning by Doing

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

Richard Branson on the Value of Volunteering

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

Richard Branson on Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge

"Everyone starts out as a beginner: Successful people are just further along in their careers."
Richard Branson
The Winklevoss Twins Score Virgin Galactic Tickets to Space, Paying With Bitcoin
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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Richard Branson on Why Leading Means Listening
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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.
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Richard Branson on Finding Funding
Finance

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.
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Richard Branson on Not Going It Alone
Entrepreneurs

Richard Branson on Not Going It Alone

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

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

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Richard Branson on Pursuing What Makes You Happy
Lifestyle

Richard Branson on Pursuing What Makes You Happy

You have one life, so spend it doing something you love.
Richard Branson