Richard branson book like a virgin

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    Like a Virgin: Secrets They Won't Teach You at Business School never really read the book, but somehow Richard Branson has influenced my entrepreneurial . Like a Virgin: Secrets They Won't Teach You at Business School [Richard Branson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. It's business school. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Sir Richard Branson is an international entrepreneur, adventurer, icon, and the founder of the Virgin Group.

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    Richard Branson Book Like A Virgin

    download Like A Virgin: Secrets They Won't Teach You at Business School by Sir Richard Branson (ISBN: ) from site's Book Store. Everyday low. In Like a Virgin: Secrets They Won't Teach You in Business School, Richard to like hot-air balloons and goatee beards to appreciate Branson's business bible". Richard Branson is one of the world's business icons. If you work or study in a business school it is almost impossible to resist a title such as.

    Key words Entrepreneurship, strategy, corporate culture, Virgin Group, brand management, market development Summary To the outsider it is almost impossible not to have a positive image of Richard Branson. He began life with the handicaps of being dyslexic and having attention deficiency disorder. He dropped out of school at 16 and then quickly built first a successful mail order company an early site. From there he went to creating a successful and high profile record company Virgin Records and V2 and being responsible for the careers of stars such as Mike Oldfield, Phil Collins and the Sex Pistols. Branson has also launched an airline business Virgin Atlantic Airways , soft drinks Virgin Cola , to retail outlet Virgin Megastores as well as about one hundred other businesses. He has made himself famous by doing a whole series of publicity stunts and still cultivates the image today of being a s drop out by running his business empire from the British Virgin Islands. So, to the book. It is OK. It is a nice gentle read and the character and humour of Branson as quite clear. The format is rather strange in that the prose stops half way through the book and Branson starts answering a series of questions that come out of the blue. Does it give you lots of secrets that business professors have been jealously hiding from their students? Well, it gives some interesting ideas, for sure. There are some good ideas for running an entrepreneurial business like Virgin.

    Branson proclaims that his Virgin brand has positively impacted more than 35, young people living in hunger.

    When you start a company, you should find it within yourself to see how you can give back to the world. Are you able to reduce your carbon emissions?

    Like A Virgin

    Can you offer jobs to homeless people? Are you able to donate to a charity that supports a cause you believe in? Chasing the dollar will only get you so far, real satisfaction comes from knowing that other people are living better lives because of something you did.

    Final Thoughts Anybody looking to start a business or get into the world of entrepreneurship in any way would get great value from this book. Description Looking for advice on setting up your own company, improving your career prospects, or developing your leadership skills?

    Why not ask Richard Branson? In Like a Virgin: Secrets They Won't Teach You in Business School, Richard distils and shares the wisdom and experience that have made him one of the world's most recognised and respected entrepreneurs.

    Like A Virgin: Secrets They Won’t Teach You At Business School (Book Review)

    From his 'Top 5 secrets of Business Success', to hard hitting discussions about the global financial crisis, this book brings together his best advice on all things business. It's business school, the Branson way. Review Text "Imaginatively captures the true essence of what it takes to be a success in the ever more competitive world of business" show more.

    About Sir Richard Branson Sir Richard Branson is a global entrepreneur, adventurer and founder of the Virgin Group, one of the world's most recognised and respected brands.

    He is the international bestselling author of seven books, including the classic Losing My Virginity and the new autobiography Finding My Virginity. What then are the secrets behind his unparalleled success?

    Like a Virgin by Richard Branson: Book Review | Cooler Insights

    Let me now highlight some of its key themes. Entrepreneurship As a serial entrepreneur, Branson is well known for starting myriad businesses in seemingly unrelated fields. After all, he did venture into opening Virgin Atlantic an airline after his initial forays into music.

    While risk taking is part and parcel of entrepreneurship, Branson also advised readers to protect their downside. This reduced his financial risk for the business.

    Making mistakes and failing is par for the course. Case in point: Virgin Cola which fought valiantly but lost against beverage juggernauts Coke and Pepsi.

    Launching New Businesses Openly sharing mistakes made when launching businesses which subsequently flopped, Branson provided four useful tips when starting new businesses. This is due to the uncertainties of how businesses could go over the long-term.

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