Richard Branson on the ups and downs of entrepreneurship

Richard Branson talks to TED’s Chris Anderson about the ups and the downs of his career, from his multibillionaire success to his multiple near-death experiences. Sir Richard reveals some of his (very surprising) motivations.

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  1. Posted by Adam Arnold

    Funny how Mr. Branson very fast moved to a few persons that really inspire me. He has increadibelly positive immage for an enterpreneur. Very few are like that.. like you can count on fingers such persons per every 5 million people or so.

  2. Posted by Adam Arnold

    As one of the thousands of people employed by companies that RB has founded…I say thank you…
    The part where the interviewer asks “what makes Virgin different” in relation to its business’…and he reply’s “fun”….is so true…I love my job and I know that in doing it I have the 100% backing of the company…and when we entered these tough times…the first thing his company’s have done is cut Executive pays…
    This man is not just talk…he actually practices what he preaches…

  3. Posted by Adam Arnold

    Tom,
    Contact Richard
    Weird event tonight in Times Square
    Went to Virgin Records & chased out by mgmt.

    It seems Hillary of the cops or Obama is really tying to stop us.

    Google Richard Branson Al Gore World Peace

    I handed out not 1000 flyers

    it was 1200 instead!!!!!
    Google American Patriot Jeff Fisher
    Tell everyone about it!!!!!
    Google Tom Heneghan & Stew Webb also.
    Tell everyone about that also!!!

  4. Posted by Adam Arnold

    wow i wish i was him, i’d have a house a penhouse in London, Penhouse in dubai, mansion in Miami, Huge apartment in New york, Penhouse in Tokyo, god i would love life to be him! i take my hat off to him, because hes worked hard and earned it!

  5. Posted by Adam Arnold

    Being a dyslexic myself, i truly respect and look up to Richard Branson, when ever i felt i didn’t have a change in life (most of the time at school), i had only to look at him.

    He is an amazing human being

    Jayen

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