Entrepreneur Insights – Richard Branson
This week – it’s Richard Branson
Richard Branson – probably considered the UK’s most famous entrepreneurs around has had some journey. From student magazine, to creating a multi billion pound brand – Richard has been through it all – and yes he’s dyslexic too.
Establishing the Virgin brand in the 1970′s with Virgin Records – he went on to sign many successful artists and became one of the biggest labels in the industry. Not content with that – Virgin Games was launched, and soon after, Virgin Airways.
Richard Branson was a man on a mission, and further launches into other industries such as weddings, leisure , mobile, media and money – there appears to be no stopping him. He is even very close to providing consumer space travel in the form of the Virgin Galactic’s LauncherOne – The Virgin brand is world famous.
Despite all this – he has remained likeable by many. If you mention his name, or his brand, you tend to receive a positive reaction which is a testament to his hard work and his character. So what is his story?
Check out this fantastic interview from his time at TED (Technology Entertainment, Design) back in 2007…
www.ted.com Richard Branson talks to TED’s Chris Anderson about the ups and the downs of his career, from his multibillionaire success to his multiple near-death experiences — and reveals some of his (very surprising) motivations.TEDTalks is a daily…
What do you think about Richard Branson and his success? Consider yourself the next Branson? Let us know in the comments if you’re currently on your journey and what you’re up to…