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About Richard Branson
Richard Branson is an English businessman. He is one of the most influential people in the world.
He is the founder of Virgin Group, which now comprises more than 400 companies.
In 2014, according to Forbes Magazine, Branson was the 7th richest citizen in the UK. His net worth is almost 5 billion american dollars.
His Personal Life
He has a daughter and a son. He has been married twice.
He has made several attempts the last 3 decades, in order to break world records. In 2004, he set a new record by travelling from Dover to Calais in a Gibbs Aquada in 1 hour, 40 minutes and 6 seconds. This became the fastest crossing of the English Channel in an amphibious vehicle.
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Famous quotes by Richard Branson
A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.Richard Branson
Business opportunities are like buses, there's always another one coming.Richard Branson
Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.Richard Branson
For a successful entrepreneur it can mean extreme wealth. But with extreme wealth comes extreme responsibility. And the responsibility for me is to invest in creating new businesses, create jobs, employ people, and to put money aside to tackle issues where we can make a difference.Richard Branson
I cannot remember a moment in my life when I have not felt the love of my family. We were a family that would have killed for each other - and we still are.Richard Branson
I love the freedom of movement that my phone gives me. That has definitely transformed my life.Richard Branson
I never get the accountants in before I start up a business. It's done on gut feeling, especially if I can see that they are taking the mickey out of the consumer.Richard Branson
I'm a lad of the '60s. I started a magazine to try and end the Vietnam war, but it was a number of years before I had the profile, the financial resources and the time to do more.Richard Branson
My general attitude to life is to enjoy every minute of every day. I never do anything with a feeling of, 'Oh God, I've got to do this today.'Richard Branson
My mother was determined to make us independent. When I was four years old, she stopped the car a few miles from our house and made me find my own way home across the fields. I got hopelessly lost.Richard Branson
One thing is certain in business. You and everyone around you will make mistakes.Richard Branson
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.Richard Branson
So I've seen life as one long learning process. And if I see - you know, if I fly on somebody else's airline and find the experience is not a pleasant one, which it wasn't in - 21 years ago, then I'd think, well, you know, maybe I can create the kind of airline that I'd like to fly on.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
The music industry is a strange combination of having real and intangible assets: pop bands are brand names in themselves, and at a given stage in their careers their name alone can practically gaurantee hit records.Richard Branson
To me, business isn't about wearing suits or pleasing stockholders. It's about being true to yourself, your ideas and focusing on the essentials.Richard Branson
Well, I think that there's a very thin dividing line between success and failure. And I think if you start a business without financial backing, you're likely to go the wrong side of that dividing line.Richard Branson
You don't learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.Richard Branson
Richard Branson's Popularity
Richard Branson is a famous English businessman, who was born on July 18, 1950. As a person born on this date, Richard Branson is listed in our database as the 6th most popular celebrity for the day (July 18) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1950).
People born on July 18 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Richard Branson is the 119th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Richard Branson's birthday, Richard Branson is the 125th most famous English and ranks 1st in famous people born in Blackheath, London, England, UK.
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