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Richard Branson's Next Big Idea: Sports Festivals

We chat with the Virgin founder about where he gets inspiration for his diverse businesses, and how he ties them all together. We chat with the Virgin founder about where he gets inspiration for his diverse businesses, and how he ties them all together. Show More Summary

Sweat Equity: Inside The Daily Fitness Routines Of Branson, Zuckerberg And Other Time-Starved Founders And CEOs

Check out Funding Circle's study on the workout habits of entrepreneurs and CEOs including yogis like Cinnabon’s Kat Cole; extreme sports fanatics like GoPro’s Nick Woodman and Virgin Atlantic’s Richard Branson; as well as cardio kings and queens like Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Oprah Winfrey.

‘Passengers’ provides a parable about ethics of tech and risks of space travel

It’s about time for Richard Branson and Elon Musk to report to their nearest movie theatre and take in one of the latest movies out of Hollywood “Passengers”. When looking at the plot of this movie it’s not possible to do so withoutShow More Summary

Bad Business Model Alert: BlissJet Launches Transatlantic “Shared” Private Jet Flights

As Richard Branson famously once said, "if you want to be a millionaire, start with a billion dollars and launch a new airline." We've seen a countless number of transatlantic all business class airlines launched over the years, andShow More Summary

5 books Richard Branson thinks you should read

Richard Branson, the Virgin Group Founder and self-described tie-loathing billionaire, still finds time in his busy schedule to read. As part of Facebook's recent #ReadToLead hashtag, Branson offered up the handful of titles that kept...Show More Summary

If You Have An Idea For A Startup It's Time To Stop Tinkering

Want to get Richard Branson to buy your company? You may want to start by shelving your business plan.

5 books the head of MIT Media Lab thinks you should read

As 2016 winds to a close, Facebook called on 62 global influencers to share the books that made the greatest impact on them this year. Richard Branson, Arianna Huffington, and many others shared their favorite reads with the hashtag #ReadtoLead. One of those influencers is Joi Ito, the head of MIT Media Lab. Show More Summary

3 Ways to Evolve into a Great Leader

According to Richard Branson, great leaders are made, not born. Here are a few ways to set yourself up for success.

17 Top Entrepreneurs To Follow On Snapchat

Imagine if you could shadow Elon Musk or Richard Branson each day. Like a professional voyeur you could see what events they were attending, who they were hanging out with, which books they were reading, and they were openly teaching their secrets to success along the way. Show More Summary

12 islands you can buy right now

If you want to join the ranks of billionaires like Richard Branson, the Barclay brothers, and media mogul John Malone, then you need to get your own private island. Luckily, there are many islands on the market for under $1 million,Show More Summary

Book an Individual Room at Necker Island This January

The infamous Necker Island has been a Caribbean playground for affluent travelers and the world’s most notable people for many years. Thanks to Sir Richard Branson’s vision for the isle, visitors have been coming to this destination to expe... via

Virgin Earth Challenge: How Goes It?

In February of 2007, Richard Branson and Al Gore announced the Virgin Earth Challenge -- a prize of $25 million “for whoever can demonstrate a commercially viable design which results in the permanent removal of greenhouse gases out of the Earth's atmosphere”.

Bill Gates & other tech leaders create $1B cleantech fund to fight climate change

Ex-Microsoft CEO Bill Gates has been joined by names like Jeff Bezos, Jack Ma, Richard Branson, Vinod Khosla, John Doerr and over a dozen other high-profile investors in creating a new venture capital firm called Breakthrough Energy Ventures, which has pledged to invest at least $1 billion into cleantech startups over the next 20 years. Show More Summary

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Other High Profile Investors Launch $1 Billion Green Energy Project

Breakthrough Energy Ventures also includes Virgin's Richard Branson, LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman and Alibaba's Jack Ma.

7 Keys To Teaming With The Right Mentor For Success

Why is it that only the most successful entrepreneurs, including Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and Richard Branson, admit to having a mentor and actually use them? Starting a new business is tough, and the last thing you need is to suffer the same mistakes that have killed businesses like yours before you. Show More Summary

Why IKEA has Richard Branson beat on paid leave

Why was Richard Branson's 2015 announcement of a year of paid leave for new fathers at Virgin Atlantic met with criticism? Because it only applied to 0.2 percent of his employees: management who have been at the company for four years. Show More Summary

Why Ikea has Richard Branson Beat on Paid Leave

To compete in a tight job market, Ikea makes another move to ensure hourly employees receive fair pay and equitablebenefits as those on salary.

Watch Richard Branson’s new spaceship fly solo for the first time

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More than two years after one of its spacecrafts crashed, killing the co-pilot, Virgin Galactic sent its SpaceShipTwo back in the air this weekend for its first “glide flight.” Taking off from the Mojave Air and Space Port on Saturday morning, the spacecraft flew for about an hour tethered to the belly of its mothership, known […]

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