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You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. The book paints him a truly adventurous man, literally and metaphorically, or course, with his own words. The description of Necker island is heavenly and surprised to find out about all the other famous entrepreneurs that have stayed there like Larry Page, Elon Musk, Kate Winslet, Barak Obama and wife, professional tennis players and others.
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Feb 04, H Peter Ji rated it really liked it. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.
Nonetheless is very inspiring to read about his achievements and perhaps gain some momentum for my own. Whilst this book was less of an autobiography, and more dbook a memoir of how the virgin brand went from strength to strength, I thoroughly enjoyed it.
As he has aged, inevitably the author has started to ruminate on his legacy. He stands atop a hot air balloon,10, feet in the air.
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Each page chapter is a fly-by account sometimes 2,3 or 4 accounts in 3 pages! Never Split the Difference. From the airline business Virgin Atlantic Airwaysto music Virgin Records and V2to cola Virgin Colaand others ranging from financial services to bridal wear, Branson has a track record second to none.
Virgin began in as a mail-order record company and has since expanded into… More about Richard Branson. A Grant County Collection. Having read the first biography, I had high expectations, but found out that the book feels more like a Wikipedia article with almost no personal comments or thoughts. I found this more inspiring from a holistic life perspective than the biographies of Steve Jobs, Elon Musk and Leonardo Da Vinci the other three biographies that really inspired me.
Perhaps an interesting aspect is that is very up to date. An Officer and a Spy.
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The most striking thing about this book is how Branson deals with adversity without compromising his values. Inspired by other books on Branson, I have since believed taking a risk and having fun while doing it is a crucial part of living. The unusual, frequently outrageous autobiography of one of the great business geniuses of our time, Richard Branson. He is committed to having all his companies treat his employees with respect.
I just did not enjoy this book as much as the first. Some of them are quite interesting, other ones are simply boring, but there are pretty much no “tasty” insider stories that could make readers’s brows raise 5.
Yes, he name-dropped constantly, but it was nice to hear the human side of people such as Obama, Ma Love him or hate him, you can not deny the genius of this man. I found is shallow.
That is by no means a bad thing, it is still very interesting, but I think that it is much harder to relate to Mr Branson’s story as he is that much further removed from his roots and the average reader. Richard Branson is a living legend that at such a young age was able to create a record company and catapulted from there to own an airline, a spaceship company, a bank, gymnasiums, train company and also nonprofits.
It is only a small criticism that in these areas a little bit of bias is starting to slip through, but it was enough to taint my enjoyment of the book as it became a little preachy at times.
Really enjoyed the book. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. In this book, he shares his views on business, family and current situation in the world. However, this book was more focused on the dealings of someone who is already rich with a company that is already successful.
To ask other readers questions about Finding My Virginityplease sign up. Autobiographies of the hyper successful like Branson can descend into tiring name-dropping and self-aggrandisement but the author in this case just manages to keep his impressive roll-call of friends and collaborators in context.
Family, friends, fun, and adventure are oosing important as business in his life. He admitted to the embarrassing times when he got too drunk and tried chatting up Jenson Button’s other half, to his raw emotion when it comes to his family and close friends. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.
Finding My Virginity: The New Autobiography by Richard Branson
A lot could be trimmed up A fascinating look inside a well run business empire. Lying Under the Apple Tree. He is a daredevil having earned over seven Guiness Book of world records and all the photos shown at the end were lovely. So inspirational and momentous. Want brabson Read saving….