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Richard Branson on Knowing When to Give Up on Your Idea
Starting a Business

Richard Branson on Knowing When to Give Up on Your Idea

Starting and growing a business can be an emotional roller coaster. But when profits aren't generating, how do you know when it's time to throw in the towel?
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Trekking Into Space With Branson? You Can Now Pay Your Way in Bitcoins
Technology

Trekking Into Space With Branson? You Can Now Pay Your Way in Bitcoins

A billionaire known for his visionary nature and zeal for adventure has just given Bitcoin a big endorsement.
Brian Patrick Eha
Richard Branson on Knowing When to Quit Your Day Job
Starting a Business

Richard Branson on Knowing When to Quit Your Day Job

Leaving a stable job to pursue your startup full-time takes courage. Here's why you should take the leap.
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Richard Branson on Embracing Failure
Starting a Business

Richard Branson on Embracing Failure

It can be hard to start a new when you already have one startup failure under your belt. But overcoming the fear of failure is your first step to success. Here's how.
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Richard Branson on How to Make The Most of Your Network
Marketing

Richard Branson on How to Make The Most of Your Network

If you're sitting at your desk all day long without taking time to meet with employees, coworkers, clients and others in your network, you're missing key business opportunities.
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Richard Branson on Studying Entrepreneurship in College
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Richard Branson on Studying Entrepreneurship in College

Focusing your college studies in entrepreneurship could be the right move for you depending on your goals.
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Entrepreneurs

Richard Branson: I Cried When I Sold Virgin Records

At the 40th celebration of Virgin Records, billionaire business mogul Richard Branson recalled crying when he sold the record label more than 20 years ago.
Lyneka Little
Want to See the Earth From Space? This Startup Plans to Take You There.
Technology

Want to See the Earth From Space? This Startup Plans to Take You There.

If you thought the Red Bull Stratos 'space dive' project was cool, you'll want to give this a look.
Jason Fell
Richard Branson on The Art of Asking For Advice
Starting a Business

Richard Branson on The Art of Asking For Advice

When you're just starting out, asking the right questions to the right people can be your difference between failure and success.
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Richard Branson Shares Letter He Wrote to 12-Year-Old Fan About Keys to Success
Starting a Business

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.
Lyneka Little
Richard Branson on How Small Businesses Can Innovate
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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.
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3 Business Lessons From Miley Cyrus and Her Infamous Twerk
Marketing

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.
Adam Toren
Richard Branson on Why Hiring Should Be Your No. 1 Job
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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.
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Richard Branson Invests in a Startup That No One Understands Yet
Technology

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.
Andrea Huspeni