Richard Branson on Best Advice Received
In various phases of our life, our experiences with people and situations help us lead a better or worse life. Sometimes we lead a life filled with ego and sometimes we follow advices from others.Here is a short note by Sir Richard Branson, Founder Virgin Group on what was the best advice he ever received. Sir Branson says that the best advice he ever received was pretty simple and it is “Have no regrets”.
Wondering who gave him this advice? Mum’s the...Read Full Story
Sir Richard Branson accused of clinging on to dated notions that women in the workplace are judged on their looks.
Virgin Rail is amidst a heated debate regarding the new design for their uniform blouses, with trade union representatives arguing that Sir Richard Branson has neglected his rail employees compared to his air crews.
The new red blouse has sparked a ‘bra war’ between executives and female staff. The female employees have remarked on how flimsy the new uniform is and how little...Read Full Story
Sir Richard Branson turns stewardess after losing a bet. Richard Branson dressed up as a female flight attendant worked as a stewardess on an Air Asia charity flight from Perth to Kuala Lumpur. He lost to Air Asia chief executive Tony Fernandes. The bet was about whose teams would finish first in the 2010 Formula One Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi.Read Full Story
After losing a bet to AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandez, Sir Richard Branson boarded a flght today dressed as one of his female flight attendants and it wasn’t a pretty sight. You’ll see what I mean. Branson and Fernandes bet in 2010 that their respective Formula One racing teams would out perform the other.
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SEPANG, Malaysia -- British business magnate Richard Branson has lost his latest job because of orange juice. The Virgin Group founder had his legs shaved, put on lipstick and squeezed into a red skirt to honor a bet by serving as a flight attendant Sunday on an AirAsia trip from Perth, Australia, to Malaysia. But he earned a reprimand from AirAsia chief Tony Fernandes after he deliberately dumped a tray of orange juice on Fernandes' lap. Branson lost a bet to Fernandes in 2010 after they...Read Full Story
Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (born 18 July 1945) is a British industrialist, best known for his Virgin Group of over 400 companies. At age 16, Richard had his first successful business venture, publishing a magazine called Student. In 1970, he set up an audio record mail-order business. In 1972, he opened a chain of record stores, Virgin...more
Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (born 18 July 1945) is a British industrialist, best known for his Virgin Group of over 400 companies. At age 16, Richard had his first successful business venture, publishing a magazine called Student. In 1970, he set up an audio record mail-order business. In 1972, he opened a chain of record stores, Virgin Records, later known as Virgin Megastores. Branson's Virgin brand grew rapidly during the 1980s—as he set up Virgin Atlantic Airways and expanded the Virgin Records music label.