7 Business/Personal Development Quotes from Richard Branson

Richard Branson is the billionaire owner of Virgin Group. He is one of UK’s (& the world’s) most admired entrepreneurs and self-made billionaires.

In a previous post, I shared some tips to succeeding in business by Richard Branson, today I will share with you some business/personal development tips by the great entrepreneur.

These business/personal development quotes are categorized under different subs, should you find yourself in such situation as a business starter, then you can learn how to overcome the Branson way.

7 Business/Personal Development Quotes from Richard Branson

Business/Personal Development Quotes from Richard Branson

1. On Instincts Branson said:

I definitely go on gut instinct but it has always had the backup of research and information. Never to be frightened of taking risks and always follow your instincts! Don’t be afraid to take that leap into the unknown.

2. On How to Start a Business Branson said:

First and foremost a successful business must have a sound knowledge of its market and work on how its product or service will be different, stand out and improve people’s lives.

3. On Being a Force for Good Branson said:

I have always believed that business should be a force for good and The B Team – an organisation incubated by Virgin Unite, the not for profit arm of the Virgin Group – has started to frame a new approach to business where people and planet are business priorities alongside profit.

4. On People Doubting You Branson said:

Watching my staffs’ faces, whether that be at Virgin Atlantic when we first launched in 1984 or at Virgin Trains in 1997, when the doubters and the critics who said we’d never do it, we’d never turn an industry around, we’d fall flat on our backsides, being proved wrong.

5. On Passion Branson said:

I am a great believer that you need passion and energy to create a truly successful business. Remember many new businesses do not make it and running a business will be a tough experience, involving long hours and many hard decisions – it helps to have that passion to keep you going.

6. On Failure Branson said:

I’ve had many challenges – every entrepreneur does – it’s the nature of the beast. It can be a challenge not to let failure, or negativity from others, prevent you from going after what you believe in.

7. On Leadership Branson said:

I believe a good leader brings out the best in people by listening to them, trusting in them, believing in them, respecting them and letting them have a go.

Richard is also among the top 10 Entrepreneurs to follow on Facebook, the billionaire dish out some business nuggets for his followers on Faceboo.

Another great entrepreneur like Branson but from the Africa soil is Strive Masiyiwa, the CEO OF Econet Wireless. You can read about him, he also share lots of business tips from his experience in running Econet Wireless, Kwese Tv and many other businesses he won.

Would love to read your thoughts on Richard, so please do me the honour by sharing your thought on the comment section.

To your success.

Francis Nwokike

Francis Nwokike is the Founder and Chief Editor of The Total Entrepreneurs. A Social Entrepreneur and experienced Disaster Manager. He loves researching and discussing business trends and providing startups with valuable insights into running a profitable business. He created TTE to share ideas and tips to help entrepreneurs run and grow their businesses.

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