Richard Branson is a British business magnate, who dropped out of school at the age of 16 after been diagnosed of dyslexia. He went on establish the virgin company(which includes virgin airline, virgin galactic, virgin records etc..)
According to Forbes, his net worth amounts to $5.2 Billion. Richard Branson has always remembered been told by his header master, that he will either end up in the prison or become a millionaire, well he went on to become a billionaire (*winks).
Richard Branson is regarded as one of the world’s greatest entrepreneur. He has also been a source of inspiration to many people who thread the part of entrepreneurship. His philanthropic nature cannot be written off.
Below are some entrepreneurship quotes from a man who started building an empire at the age of 20.
On Business Opportunity:
Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.
On Taking Actions:
You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.
On Business Success:
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.
On Advertising Campaign:
When we launched a new company, I reviewed the ads and marketing materials and asked those presenting the campaign to read everything out to test the phrasing and concept. If I could grasp it quickly, then it passed with muster. We would get our message across only if it was understandable at first glance.
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On Business Startups:
I wanted to be an editor or a journalist, I wasn’t really interested in being an entrepreneur, but I soon found I had to become an entrepreneur in order to keep my magazine going.
On keeping your Reputation:
All you have in business is your reputation – so it’s very important that you keep your word.