The brave may not live forever-but the cautious do not live at all!" -Sir Richard Branson Richard Branson is an iconic entrepreneur and the founder of Virgin Airways, Virgin Records, and many other Virgin businesses around the world. Now he shares the inside track on his life in business and reveals the incredible truth about his most risky, brilliant, and audacious deals.
Screw It, Let's Do It: Lessons in Life Quick ReadsVirgin Books #ad - Virgin Books. Screw it, believe it can be done and that, let€™s do it reveals the lessons from life that have helped him through his business and personal life €“ such as, if others disagree with you, try and try again until you achieve your goal; or that you must love what you do. These and other lessons, are included in this stirring and candid look at his lessons from an exceptional life, with examples of how he learned them and how he€™s used them, which will inspire you to make a difference in your own life.
Global entrepreneur sir richard Branson has built a business empire and made billions, yet is renowned for his approachability, ability to challenge and succeed against the odds.
Like a Virgin: Secrets They Won't Teach You at Business SchoolPortfolio #ad - Here’s how he does it. Like a virgin brings together some of his best advice, distilling the experiences and insights that have made him one of the world’s most recognized and respected business leaders. Had he conformed to the conventional dos and don’ts of starting a business, would there have been a Virgin Records? A Virgin Atlantic? So many of Branson’s achievements are due to his unyielding determination to break the rules and rewrite them himself.
In hindsight, Branson is thankful he never went to business school. Portfolio. It’s business school, the Branson way. Whether you’re interested in starting your own business, improving your leadership skills, or simply looking for inspiration from one of the greatest entrepreneurs of our time, Richard Branson has the answers.
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The Virgin Way: If It's Not Fun, It's Not Worth DoingPortfolio #ad - Portfolio. He has taken on giants like British Airways and won, and monsters like Coca-Cola and lost. Now branson gives an inside look at his strikingly different, swashbuckling style of leadership. He may be famous for thinking outside the box—an expression he despises—but Branson asserts that "you’ll never have to think outside the box if you refuse to let anyone build one around you.
Virgin Books. Portfolio. Learn how fun, family, passion, and the dying art of listening are key components to what his extended family of employees around the world has always dubbed with a wink "the Virgin Way. This unique perspective comes from a man who dropped out of school at sixteen, suffers from dyslexia, and has never worked for anyone but himself.
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Screw Business As Usual: Turning Capitalism into a Force for GoodPortfolio #ad - I think business can help fix things and create a more prosperous world for everyone. Prophesying doom and gloom is simply not my style. The poor are getting poorer. Portfolio. In fact, it’s ‘business as usual’ that’s wrecking our planet. By that i mean doing good is good for business. Screw business as usual shows how easy it is for both businesses and individuals to embark on a whole new way of doing things, solving major problems and turning our work into something we both love and are proud of.
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Finding My Virginity: The New AutobiographyPortfolio #ad - Finding my virginity takes us behind the scenes of the incredible brains, heart, and sacrifices that have gone into making private spaceflight an imminent reality—even after the biggest crisis Branson has ever faced. Virgin Books. Twenty years after his iconic memoir Losing My Virginity, the world’s ultimate entrepreneur is back with the rest of the story.
Richard branson’s losing my virginity shared the outrageous tale of how he built Virgin from a student magazine into one of the greatest brands in history. Featuring a supporting cast that includes everyone from Bill Gates to Kate Moss, this is the gripping account of a man who will never stop reaching for the stars, Nelson Mandela to Barack Obama, in more ways than one.
Finding My Virginity: The New Autobiography #ad - Portfolio. But this book is much more than a series of business adventures. It’s also the story of branson’s evolution from hotshot entrepreneur to passionate philanthropist and public servant, via Virgin Unite’s environmental and health initiatives and through the Elders, a council of influential global leaders.
Portfolio. No challenge was too daunting, no opportunity too outlandish to pursue. As he led virgin into the new millennium, branson fearlessly expanded the brand into new categories such as mobile, fitness, media, and banking and into every corner of the globe—all while preserving its iconoclastic, scrappy spirit.
Find out how branson did it for the first time—all over again.
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Genuinely modest, but always sure if his ambitions and achievements. Sam shares his thinking in a candid, straight-from-the-shoulder style. Portfolio. Virgin Books. Crown Business. Portfolio. Great product! In a story rich with anecdotes and the "rules of the road" of both Main Street and Wall Street, Sam Walton chronicles the inspiration, heart, and optimism that propelled him to lasso the American Dream.
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