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The Flamboyant Life Of Richard Branson

Author : J.D. Rockefeller
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Not many businessmen are as well-known their personal lives as by the business empires they run. In fact, few of us would probably know much about the owners of most businesses. However, when you hear the name Virgin Group, the name of Richard Branson comes to mind immediately. Branson, who was knighted at Buckingham Palace in March of 2000, becoming Sir Richard Branson, has an estimated net worth of US $5.2 billion. Keep in mind that he runs a multitude of businesses and that his net worth is increasing day by day. This means that by the end of his life his net worth will probably be much higher than it is currently. Branson is known for his adventurous spirit, not only as an entrepreneur, but also in sports and other areas of his life. In fact, he has broken and holds a few world records. Also, let’s not forget that he is a world-famous face. He has businesses all over the world or at least in the major countries of the world. Additionally, he has made several appearances in many TV shows and movies. Needless to say, he isn’t just a recognizable name, but for most of us, he is also a familiar face. How did Richard Branson become what he is now? What businesses does he run? Why is so much known about his personal life? What is his contribution to the world, in addition to just the entrepreneur world? Find the answers to these questions and many more in this book.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Losing My Virginity

Author : Sir Richard Branson
ISBN : 9781446483343
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This is the worldwide bestselling autobiography of iconic entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, featuring his take on his latest business ventures, personal achievements and intrepid adventures. In Losing my Virginity, you'll discover how Sir Richard is committed to building a better world through responsible, holistic business practices and ventures such as the Virgin Health Bank, which is contributing to regenerative medicine, Virgin Fuels, which has pledged £200 million to renewable energy projects, and his company's charitable arm, Virgin Unite. You'll also learn about how Sir Richard and his company are reaching for the stars in a new era of commercial space travel with Virgin Galactic. With insights into this very public figure's personal life as well as his business successes and the lessons he's learned along the way, this is an amazing memoir, motivational business guide and inspiring story that will capture your imagination.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Leadership Of Richard Branson As An Historical Entrepreneur

Author : Caroline Mutuku
ISBN : 9783668732971
Genre : Business & Economics
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Seminar paper from the year 2018 in the subject Business economics - Business Management, Corporate Governance, grade: 1, , language: English, abstract: Richard Branson has emerged to be one of the 21st century historical entrepreneurs owing to his leadership style and personal characteristics. In the past twenty years, Richard Branson has realized remarkable recognition in the business world in which he has expanded his investment in an array of ventures. His interest in business developed long ago during his elementary education when he dropped out of school and established a mail-order business. Later on, he transformed his mail-order business into a record label, in 1970s. It is quite surprising to learn that Branson adopted reliable business leadership approaches in his business leading to a rapid expansion (Dearlove, 2007). It was during its initial successes that Branson owned record stores, which bore the Virgin Records brand. In 1980s and 1990s, Branson extended his business venture into airlines in which he established the Virgin Atlantic Airways. In addition, he expanded his business further when he established a Virgin record label in the US. Another significant advancement of Branson’s investment was the establishment of a space tourism company named Virgin Galactic. His intention for establishing this company was for reaching orbital trips around the world owing to the remarkable growth of global tourism (Walenius & Westerstål, 2010). Currently, Branson owns the Virgin Group which is valued at $5 billion. Virgin Group consists of over 200 different companies including cellular phone companies, airlines and record labels.
Category: Business & Economics

Business Stripped Bare

Author : Richard Branson
ISBN : 9781101513927
Genre : Business & Economics
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"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. Combining invaluable advice with remarkable, and candid stories of Virgin's greatest achievements, as well as some of its setbacks, this is a dynamic, inspirational, and truly original guide. Whether you are an executive, an entrepreneur, or are just starting out, Branson strips business down to show how you can succeed and make a difference.
Category: Business & Economics

Richard Branson

Author : Shirley Raye Redmond
ISBN : 9780737760262
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Author Shirley Raye Redmond examines the biographical details of a mega-magnate, Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson. He founded the Virgin Group, which controls more than 400 companies, but he is also a world-recognized philanthropist.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Virgin Way

Author : Richard Branson
ISBN : 9780698168572
Genre : Business & Economics
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This is a book on leadership from someone who has never read a book on leadership in his life. While building the Virgin Group over the course of forty years, Richard Branson has never shied away from tackling seemingly outlandish challenges that others (including his own colleagues on many occasions) considered sheer lunacy. 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. 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. 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." From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Business & Economics

Reach For The Skies

Author : Richard Branson
ISBN : 9781101514214
Genre : Transportation
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One of the world's most famous business leaders (and a well-known avian fanatic) explores the pioneers of flight. Bestselling author and billionaire entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson has always been obsessed with the skies. To promote a new Virgin Airlines route, he became the first man to water ski behind a blimp. His Virgin Galactic venture will soon offer ordinary people the opportunity to experience spaceflight aboard the first commercial spaceliner, SpaceShipTwo. In Reach for the Skies, Branson examines the history of aviation over the last two hundred years, putting the spotlight on trailblazers such as: *Tony Jannus, who made the first ever commercial flight over Tampa Bay, Florida, in 1914. *Leo Valentin, the "bird man" who jumped from 9,000 feet wearing a pair of wooden wings in the 1950s. *Steve Fossett, who broke 130 world records in planes, balloons, and airships. The pioneers of flight-not just the world-famous Wright Brothers, but also lesser known visionaries and dreamers-made it possible for any of us with the desire and the commitment to reach for the skies ourselves.
Category: Transportation

Finding My Virginity

Author : Sir Richard Branson
ISBN : 9780753551080
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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PAPERBACK EDITION FULLY UPDATED WITH TWO NEW CHAPTERS After creating 12 different billion-dollar businesses and breaking dozens of world records, wouldn’t you think you’d done it all? Not Sir Richard Branson. Having brought the Virgin brand to all corners of the globe, he’s now reaching out to the stars as he prepares to launch commercial space travel with Virgin Galactic. In this non-stop memoir, Richard takes you inside his whirlwind life: from reinventing his companies in the midst of the financial crisis and devastating personal losses, to tackling the planet’s biggest challenges, to the joys of becoming a ‘grand-dude’ at 64.Discover the irrepressible spirit, ingenious vision and relentless drive that has made Richard the ultimate entrepreneur. The iconoclastic Virgin founder is still changing the world. Next comes outer space.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Richard Branson His Life And Business Lessons

Author : J.D. Rockefeller
ISBN : 9781519200631
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Richard Branson is a well-known international entrepreneur, and his lessons in life and in business, have served as an inspiration for everyone who dreams of pursuing a career in business, and seeks to make a name for themselves in the competitive world around them. In this book, you will learn about Branson, his different businesses as well as lessons he learned along the way that you can integrate in your daily life. This isn't a biography, it is more about how Branson got started in business, how he managed them, and how he handled failures and criticisms. This book also offers tips, advice, and secrets of how Branson achieved success in business, in spite of his many failures and the obstacles he faced along the way. If you want to achieve success like Richard Branson as an entrepreneur, planning to establish your own business, this book will prove to be a useful source of inspiration to help you along the way.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Virgin King Text Only

Author : Tim Jackson
ISBN : 9780008240646
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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First published in 1994 and now available as an ebook. This edition does not include illustrations.
Category: Biography & Autobiography