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How Richard Branson Decides Where to Set Up Shop
Starting a Business

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.
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Richard Branson on Taking the Leap Into Entrepreneurship
Starting a Business

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.
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Richard Branson on Taking Risks
Growth Strategies

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.
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Richard Branson on Self-Awareness for Leadership Growth
Entrepreneurs

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.
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The Top 20 Tech Investors to Follow on Twitter
Marketing

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.
Entrepreneurs

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.
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Richard Branson on Parenting and Work-Life Balance
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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.
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Preparing for Its First Space Trip, Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Breaks Sound Barrier
Technology

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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Richard Branson on Building a Strong Reputation
Entrepreneurs

Richard Branson on Building a Strong Reputation

Virgin Group's founder on why earning the trust of investors, future partners and suppliers rests on building a strong personal reputation.
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Richard Branson on Sheryl Sandberg, 'Leaning In,' and Balanced Workplaces
Growth Strategies

Richard Branson on Sheryl Sandberg, 'Leaning In,' and Balanced Workplaces

Virgin's founder gives his thoughts on Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's new book, and shares how to make your workplace a more balanced environment.
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Richard Branson on Thriving After Mergers and Acquisitions
Entrepreneurs

Richard Branson on Thriving After Mergers and Acquisitions

The Virgin Group has merged with a lot of companies over the years. Here's how its founder has maintained the company's culture.
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Richard Branson on How to Train Your Employees
Growth Strategies

Richard Branson on How to Train Your Employees

The billionaire entrepreneur on how to help your staff grow their careers and stay passionate about your business.
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Richard Branson on the Importance of Creative Thinking
Growth Strategies

Richard Branson on the Importance of Creative Thinking

Virgin Group's founder answers a reader's question on how his personality drives the success of his business.
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Richard Branson on Why Money Isn't Everything
Starting a Business

Richard Branson on Why Money Isn't Everything

You need a lot of ingredients to launch a successful business, but a big pot of money isn't one of them. Virgin founder Richard Branson explains why.
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