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Richard Branson The entrepreneur, overachiever, attention seeker, adventurer, business magnate that I am investigating is called Sir Richard Nicholas Branson born, 18th of July 1950. Richard Branson is a man that makes a variety of choices to change the industrial revolution; and the determination of gaining great power, he is also the man behind one of the most successful brands in the world, he started selling CDs in his car boot that was approximately worth over 3 billion sterling, on the go from CDs, then mobiles to abroad: Virgin. Richard Branson works in the tertiary business since the company Virgin are always providing and selling a service to the consumer. Branson first businesses were in the primary sector where he sold charismas trees; there wasn't much spark until he signed up the sex pistols in 1970 and released his first virgin label. Richard Branson inherited many names but the 3 main names are entrepreneur, overachiever, business magnate and etc. All skills are important for an entrepreneur, it helps the company and more people that will cooperate with his company but not just skills, Branson also benefits off the nicknames that are given, letting the customers have and better picture of Branson's hard work and success giving young adults and unemployed a good role model. ...read more.


As the owner of Virgin I believe, Richard Branson taking risks and chances suit his personality. Risk taking is the tertiary sector know what is produced from markets, if Richard Branson never took the risk for his own business, he would just be a normal middle-aged man working behind the till on the other hand he does not just use any raw products he find, everyone of the products must be unique in its own way. I describe Richard Branson as person that works in the private sector (private money, work as an individual) but also a public sector for the reason that he selling to family and friends (LTD) and sell to the (PLC) so he is a bit of both. Richard Branson describes himself as a person for profit but treats the business/company as a family instead of a hierarchy. Sir Richard Nicholas Branson is one of the people that earn the U.K trust and was voted as the most popular person in U.K and as he hopes worldwide, thanks to Richard Branson charisma and determination he set up small organizations in shopping centres which gave him more of advantage in stores and innovation meaning that local shops try to improve while Virgin takes it one step further with value for money, quality, competitive challenge and brilliant customer service. ...read more.


And to be a good leader you MUST never give up. Richards Branson's high risks paid off business began to run smoothly all he needed was many satisfied customers that will return to Virgin in the future. He learned early on to develop his delegation skills. "As much as you need a strong personality to build a business from scratch, you also must understand the art of delegation" he understands good at helping people run the individual businesses, and he had to be willing to step back... In conclusion I think that Richard Branson is one of the most successful people in the 20th industry not did only he use skill he also use will power to keep the business moving in the correct direction, he calculated his risks carefully. When B.A was brought down by one man he was very determined and you would never of fought he would ever back down. Branson takes calculated risks; something no business (or women) should be without. He is an inspiration to all unemployed students that just finished school, who would ever think he donated �3,000,000,000 to prevent global warming. Richard Branson is a true businessman, marketer, merchantmen and money-maker. Better than Mr Percy. Even the stars shine on Richard Branson, a bit like that song yellow by coldplay "looks how they shine for you, everything you do" Information from: www.virgin.com/aboutus/autobiography en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Branson www.askmen.com/men/december99/6c_richard_branson.html ?? ?? ?? ?? SIMON HO BUSINESS HOMEWORK ...read more.

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