Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

7 Inspiring Quotes From Baby Boomer Entrepreneur Richard Branson


Baby Boomer Richard Branson 7 Inspiring Quotes From Baby Boomer Entrepreneur Richard Branson

“A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.”

“Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.”

“Ridiculous yachts and private planes and big limousines won’t make people enjoy life more, and it sends out terrible messages to the people who work for them. It would be so much better if that money was spent in Africa – and it’s about getting a balance.”

“Can you afford to ignore China? It’s like saying you can afford to ignore the internet. I don’t think so.”

“Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.”

“Work should be fun. Business should be fun. Marketing should be fun. Life should be fun.”

“During this economic crisis (2009) small businesses and entrepreneurs not large corporations are going to get America back on its feet again.”

~Richard Branson

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (born 18 July 1950 in Blackheath, South London, England, United Kingdom) is a British industrialist, best known for his Virgin brand of over 360 companies.

Branson’s first successful business venture was at age 16, when he published a magazine called Student. He then set up an audio record mail-order business in 1970. In 1972, he opened a chain of record stores, Virgin Records, later known as Virgin Megastores and rebranded after a management buyout as Zavvi in late 2007. Branson’s Virgin brand grew rapidly during the 1980s—as he set up Virgin Atlantic Airways and expanded the Virgin Records music label.

Richard Branson is the 261st richest person in the world according to Forbes’ 2009 list of billionaires, with an estimated net worth of approximately £1.5 billion (US$2.5 billion.)

Trivia: Richard Branson is Dyslexic.

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