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Richard Branson
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Colleagues should take care of each other, have fun, celebrate success, learn by failure, look for reasons to praise not to criticize, communicate freely and respect each other. Richard Branson

My philosophy in life is that you only live once. Live life to its fullest. Richard Branson

Space is hard - but worth it. We will persevere and move forward together. Richard Branson

If you're bringing up kids, you just want to smother them with love and praise and enthusiasm. So I don't think you can mollycoddle your kids too much really. Richard Branson

The key is to set realistic customer expectations, and then not to just meet them, but to exceed them - preferably in unexpected and helpful ways. Richard Branson

Entrepreneurial business favours the open mind. It favours people whose optimism drives them to prepare for many possible futures, pretty much purely for the joy of doing so. Richard Branson

Be bold, brave and not afraid to fall on your face and ultimately you will succeed Richard Branson

Those who achieve great things are the ones willing to be scared but not scared off. If you dream big and take risks, impossible becomes just a word. Richard Branson

You shouldn't blindly accept a leader's advice. You've got to question leaders on occasion. Richard Branson

The most important thing for entrepreneurs is not to be put off by failure. Richard Branson

There is no real difference between work and play - it's all living. Richard Branson

A good idea for a new business tends not to occur in isolation, and often the window of opportunity is very small. So speed is of the essence. Richard Branson

I was never, ever interested in becoming a businessman or an entrepreneur. If I was a businessman, or saw myself as a businessman, I would have never gone into the airline business. Richard Branson

You only live once, and I just do' want to waste a minute of my life. Richard Branson

Whether you are launching a start-up or leading an established company, you should start establishing your social media presence if you have' already. Richard Branson

When people warn me against doing something once my mind is made up, I grow increasingly determined to try it. Richard Branson

I became an entrepreneur by mistake. Ever since then I've gone into business, not to make money, but because I think I can do it better than it's been done elsewhere. And, quite often, just out of personal frustration about the way it's been done by other people. Richard Branson

I just love every minute of my life. I love the variety. Every minute of every day I'm meeting fascinating new people, learning and working with wonderful teams of people creating wonderful things. Richard Branson

You need lucky breaks to be successful. Richard Branson

There's nothing like the endorphins from being fit, and the incredible endorphin rush that goes with that. It beats drugs, drink, and almost anything else I know. Richard Branson

I am passionate about many things but conserving our planet and its species is a high priority of mine. Richard Branson

We need government and business to work together for the benefit of everyone. It should no longer be just about typical "corporate social responsibility" where the "responsibility" bit is usually the realm of a small team buried in a basement office - now it should be about every single person in a business taking responsibility to make a difference in everything they do, at work and in their personal lives. Richard Branson

I'm a great believer in life to saying yes and not saying no, and hopefully making people smile and just having fun in life. Richard Branson

I think that marijuana should be legalized. I think the only reason it isn't legal is because politicians who smoked it when they were young men or young women just don't have the courage when they become politicians to legalize it. Richard Branson

To achieve consistently terrific customer service, you must hire wonderful people who believe in your company's goals, habitually do better than the norm and who will love their jobs; make sure that their ideas and opinions are heard and respected; then give them the freedom to help and solve problems for your customers. Rather than providing rules or scripts, you should ask them to treat the customer as they themselves would like to be treated - which is surely the highest standard. Richard Branson

The funny thing is people won't let me pay for things. I'll be in a restaurant and the manager will say, 'Oh no, it's on the house.' Richard Branson

I think it's quite great to set yourself a big challenge, and then you've got another reason for keeping fit. Richard Branson

The best way of learning about anything is by doing. Richard Branson

I rely far more on gut instinct than researching huge amounts of statistics. Richard Branson

Set impossible challenges. Then catch up with them. Richard Branson

You're offering a great service. People are tuning in. So continue to find great people, continue to do what you're doing. And do it better than your rivals. I know that's easier said than done... Richard Branson

I think in life the key thing is just to fight really hard to make sure something survives. If it looks like you've done everything you can to avoid failure, just move forward, move on and learn from it. Richard Branson

People do not mind people who try things and fail. If you're a good entrepreneur, you're not going to succeed in every single thing you try. You've got to try to succeed at more things than fail. Richard Branson

You know I think if the people who work for a business are proud of the business they work for, they'll work that much harder, and therefore, I think turning your business into a real force for good is good business sense as well. Richard Branson

It's never easy to set up any business, but it comes back to determination and drive and the love of what you do! Richard Branson

Not enough people realize the satisfaction you can get from really pushing yourself to the limits. Richard Branson

A successful business must have a sound knowledge of its market and work on how its product or service will be different, stand out and improve people's lives. If you can ensure it responds to a real need in the market place, your business can punch well above its weight. Richard Branson

If a chairman of a company visits Seattle, that chairman should take all the staff out in the evening and have a few drinks together, talk together and party together and not be embarrassed about the staff seeing the weaker side of you. Richard Branson

Your brand or your name is simply your reputation, you have to fight in life to protect that as it means everything. Nothing is more important. Richard Branson

Remember the to-do list but don't forget the to-be list. Richard Branson

I learnt earlier on that If you can run one company.You can really run any company.A company is all about finding the right people and inspiring those people,drawing out the best in people Richard Branson

If you get into business solely to make money, you won't. If you try to make a real difference, you'll find success. Richard Branson

Just start. You will learn so many lessons just by doing. Richard Branson

A little humour is good for the soul - regardless of how old you may be. Richard Branson

One day offices will be a thing of the past Richard Branson

London is one of the most exciting cities in the world with so many fantastic pubs and restaurants. I would urge people to get out there and see as much as possible. Richard Branson

I suspect in most companies, the public relations person is down at No. 20 in the pecking order. But here, he is fighting incredibly important battles. If a negative story starts running away with itself in the press and is not dealt with fast, it can badly damage the brand, and so we put enormous weight on our PR people. Richard Branson

Customers shouldn't just think of your business as a place to buy a product or use a service - it should be a fun place to be. Richard Branson

Branding is everything. A young girl once came up to me and told me I could be famous because I looked just like Richard Branson! Richard Branson

In the beginning it was just about the business - now it's about the brand. Richard Branson

I may be a businessman in that I set up and run companies for profit, but when I try to plan ahead and dream up new products and new companies, I'm an idealist. Richard Branson

I know enough to know that no man is an island. Richard Branson

I have no secret. There are no rules to follow in business. I just work hard and, as I always have done, believe I can do it. Most of all, though, I try to have fun. Richard Branson

Space travel will be like every other business. There will be competitors. . . . Thirty months from now, I'm confident we'll be flying people into space. Richard Branson

To be successful, you have to be out there, you have to hit the ground running Richard Branson

I never set out to be a businessman Richard Branson

Many assume my business success has brought me happiness. But the way I see it, I am successful because I am happy. Richard Branson

Purpose is not an add-on, it's not an initiative. It is a culture change and it never finishes Richard Branson

A business is simply an idea to make other people's lives better. Richard Branson

As much as you need a strong personality to build a business from scratch, you also must understand the art of delegation. Richard Branson

I want Virgin to be as well-known around the world as Coca-Cola. Richard Branson

When you're first thinking through an idea, it's important not to get bogged down in complexity. Thinking simply and clearly is hard to do. Richard Branson

Learning and leadership go together. Too much credit goes to me for what we have achieved at Virgin but the successes happen from working and learning with some of the world's most inspiring and inspired people. Richard Branson

Have faith in yourself. Think yes not no. Live life to the full. Never give up. Richard Branson

Values cannot be speedily forgotten if it is inconvenient or commercially expedient. Values have to have meaning and longevity; otherwise they are valueless. You cannot embrace innovation up to a point or only sometimes. Branding demands commitment; commitment to continual re-invention; striking cords with people to stir their emotions; and commitment to imagination. It is easy to be cynical about such things, much harder to be successful. Richard Branson

For a successful entrepreneur it can mean extreme wealth. But with extreme wealth comes extreme responsibility Richard Branson

Grow internally first. Strengthen your bottom line first before considering external growth. Richard Branson

Seek out strategic alliances; they are essential to growth and provide resistance to bigger competition. Richard Branson

It took me years to work out the difference between net and gross. In meetings I just used to say, 'Tell me if it's good or bad news. Richard Branson

Take the competition seriously, but not yourself. Richard Branson



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