The Virgin Way: Everything I Know About Leadership It's a book I recently read. In the book, Sir Richard Branson devotes quite a few pages to the art of public speaking. And I must say. I took quite a few public speaking courses in college. Show More Summary
I recently watched a documentary about Sir Richard Branson and how he built his Virgin empire. His life continues to be both a source of inspiration and motivation. Often when people think about the Bransons' and Oprahs' of this world...Show More Summary
When you think of Sir Richard Branson, the world-renowned business magnate, and adventurer, it's not likely that you think of a frightened man.
An international team headlined by Richard Branson is trying to roll back the global war on drugs. And it’s getting started on the American front.
In a recent installment we discussed how Sir Richard Branson and the folks from MaiTai established the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC). MaiTai has shown a level of investment success that appears to be sustainable, and I will explore the strategy they use to propel success for themselves and entrepreneurs. It is [...]
In an exclusive interview with Condé Nast Traveler, Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson said he will not allow the Virgin America brand to fade into aviation history.
DENVER, CO - MARCH 15: CEO of the Virgin group Sir Richard Branson attends Virgin America's Denver service Launch on March 15, 2016 in Denver, CO. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) Almost every employee or team member can remember that one special boss in their career who was the role model [...]
Sir Richard Branson has come a long way from earning his first significant dollars (or pounds) by helping coordinate the music used in The Exorcist…his first success upon founding Virgin Records was seeing Mike Oldfield’s “Tubular Bells” explode off the turntable and into the public’s consciousness. Over the ensuing decades [...]
Smart doorbell startup Ring has raised a further $61.2 million in a series C round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, with participation from existing investor Sir Richard Branson. VentureBeat first discovered Ring back in 2013 when the startup was known as Doorbot — which was basically a doorbell equipped with a Wi-Fi-connected camera. […]
In the latest chapter of Virgin Galactic's space tourism story, Sir Richard Branson yesterday unveiled the company's newest version of SpaceShipTwo, called “Unity.” The craft is the result of a valiant effort by staffers to replace SS2 "Enterprise," which, after 55 test flights - four of them rocket-powered - broke [...]
The second incarnation of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo was unveiled by Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson and named 'Unity' by physicist Stephen Hawking.
Over a year after a fatal test flight accident, Virgin Galactic is back as CEO Sir Richard Branson today unveiled the new spacecraft that will replace the ill-fated SpaceShipTwo, Virgin Spaceship (VSS) Enterprise. Sporting a new silver...Show More Summary
Watch as a waving Sir Richard Branson unveils the new VSS Unity spaceship during a ceremony in Mojave, Calif. on Friday afternoon. The craft will undergo extensive testing before flying into space.
Sir Richard Branson's granddaughter christened the craft
MOJAVE, Calif.—Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic is scheduled to show off its newest spacecraft at an event here Friday, in what would mark a significant milestone for a company that suffered a fatal accident just over a year ago. And while the unveiling will no doubt be feted in typical high-flying Branson fashion, the billionaire entrepreneur’s company […]
With rhino poaching at an all-time high, Sir Richard Branson is speaking out against the sale of rhino horn — by chewing on his own fingernails. Why fingernails? Because rhino Read More The post Richard Branson Bites Fingernails to Save Rhino Horns appeared first on Ecorazzi.
A new ad campaign features Sir Richard Branson and a number of Chinese celebrities chewing their nails for a good cause. The goal of the videos is simple: instead of going out and purchasing endangered rhino horn, viewers are encouraged to bite their nails instead. Show More Summary
I live in Los Angeles, and when possible I like to eat in restaurants. Y'know: People, food, atmosphere. Not an uncommon fancy, however as I've been in the trenches myself, I go the extra mile to treat the servers like sensitive human beings doing a hard job. Show More Summary
Space tourism sounds pretty fun, if exorbitantly expensive. The ticket to ride is far from the only pricy thing about it. Building a spaceport for launches and returns costs hundreds of millions. So why does Sir Richard Branson now want to build one in the UK, right after finishing one in America—which isn’t even sending folks to low orbit yet? Read more...
Making lists has always given Sir Richard Branson clarity in his life and business endeavors.