And it’s the story of his personal quest to become a better son, husband, father, and “grand-dude” to his four grandchildren. As he led virgin into the new millennium, branson fearlessly expanded the brand into new categories such as mobile, fitness, and banking and into every corner of the globe—all while preserving its iconoclastic, media, scrappy spirit.
No challenge was too daunting, no opportunity too outlandish to pursue. Find out how branson did it for the first time—all over again. Finding my virginity is an intimate look at his never-ending quest to push boundaries, break rules, and seek new frontiers—even after launching a dozen billion-dollar businesses and hundreds of other companies.
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Twenty years after his iconic memoir Losing My Virginity, the world’s ultimate entrepreneur is back with the rest of the story.
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Many of his companies were started in the face of entrenched competition. Losing my virginity is a portrait of a productive, including: - crash-landing his hot-air balloon in the algerian desert, balanced life, yet remaining determined to have another go at being the first to circle the globe- Signing the Sex Pistols, Boy George, Janet Jackson, filled with rich and colorful stories, sane, the Rolling Stones, and Phil Collins- Fighting back when British Airways took on Virgin Atlantic and successfully suing this pillar of the British business establishment- Swimming two miles to safety during a violent storm off the coast of Mexico- Staging a rescue flight into Baghdad before the start of the Gulf War And much more.
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From the airline business virgin atlantic airways, and others ranging from financial services to bridal wear, to cola Virgin Cola, to music Virgin Records and V2, Branson has a track record second to none.
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Virgin Books. Screw it, let€™s do it reveals the lessons from life that have helped him through his business and personal life €“ such as, believe it can be done and that, if others disagree with you, try and try again until you achieve your goal; or that you must love what you do.
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Here’s how he does it. In his trademark thoughtful and encouraging voice, Branson shares his knowledge like a close friend. Had he conformed to the conventional dos and don’ts of starting a business, would there have been a Virgin Records? A Virgin Atlantic? So many of Branson’s achievements are due to his unyielding determination to break the rules and rewrite them himself.
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Portfolio. Used book in Good Condition. He has taken on giants like British Airways and won, and monsters like Coca-Cola and lost. Now branson gives an inside look at his strikingly different, swashbuckling style of leadership. Virgin Books. Learn how fun, passion, family, and the dying art of listening are key components to what his extended family of employees around the world has always dubbed with a wink "the Virgin Way.
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