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How to fail at business in 4 easy steps

What do Andrew Carnegie, Benjamin Franklin, Oprah, John D. Rockefeller, John Paul DeJoria, Steve Jobs and Walt Disney have in common? Learn what really powers success in entrepreneurship here.
Tags: Apple, Steve Jobs, Opinion, Failure, Lifestyle, Resilience, Radio, Standard Oil, Bill Gates, Richard Branson, Agent, Benjamin Franklin, Oprah, Walt Disney, Mentorship, Eddie Cantor


Branson says new Virgin cruise line will overcome coronavirus fears

British entrepreneur Richard Branson heralded his first cruise ship "Scarlet Lady" on Friday as targeting a younger generation of holidaymakers with a range of attractions that he believes will outweigh any fears around coronavirus.
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Branson launches luxury, adults-only cruise ship

Richard Branson is sailing into new waters with the launch of his first cruise liner, making a bold pitch to younger travelers at an undeniably awkward time for the industry.
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Richard Branson launches his luxury, adults-only cruise ship

Richard Branson is sailing into new waters with the launch of his first cruise liner, making a bold pitch to younger travelers at an undeniably awkward time for the industry.
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Lizzo, Ellie Goulding, A$AP Rocky Sign on for Eco-Conscious Virgin Fest

Los Angeles’ Banc of California Stadium + Exposition Park will host the inaugural Virgin Fest on June 6 and 7. Headliners for the festival include Lizzo, A$AP Rocky and Anderson.Paak and the Free Nationals along with Major Lazer, Ellie Goulding, Jorja Smith, Banks, Tank and the Bangas, Trixie Mattel, Lauren Jauregi, Tiffany Young and Barns […]
Tags: News, Richard Branson, Ellie Goulding, Lizzo, Anderson Paak, AP Rocky, Lizzo Ellie Goulding, AP Rocky Sign, Los Angeles Banc, California Stadium Exposition Park, Lazer Ellie Goulding Jorja, Smith Banks Tank, Mattel Lauren Jauregi Tiffany Young


Lizzo, A$AP Rocky top lineup of Virgin Fest in Los Angeles

She’s 100% that headliner leading a genre-crossing lineup stacked with female performers at this inaugural music festival. Pop superstar and multi Grammy-winning diva Lizzo is headlining the new Virgin Fest, scheduled for Banc of California Stadium and Exposition Park on June 6-7. A$AP Rocky shares headlining duties for the fest and some of the other big names on the bill include multi-Grammy winners Anderson. Paak & The Free Nationals, electronica dance trio Major Lazer and pop star Ellie Gould...
Tags: California, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Canada, Soccer, United Kingdom, Long Beach, New Orleans, Mali, Music Festivals, Virgin Group, Richard Branson, Ellie Goulding, Coachella


Virgin Fest Announces Inaugural Lineup

Virgin Fest is a new festival put on by events producer Jason Felts and the Virgin Group's Sir Richard Branson, as Billboard points out, and it seems to have no ties to the previously named Virgin Festival whose last iteration happened back in 2013. More »
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Richard Branson’s granddaughter treated to epic must-see popcorn birthday cake

Sir Richard Branson's granddaughter has been treated to the most epic birthday cake...
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Virgin Galactic shares have skyrocketed nearly 200% already this year

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic is orbiting high above the rest of Wall Street. Virgin Galactic shares soared nearly 20% Tuesday, putting them on track for their seventh straight day of gains. The stock is now up a stunning 205% so far in 2020.
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SpaceX aims to launch up to 4 tourists into super high orbit

By Marcia Dunn, The Associated Press SpaceX aims to launch up to four tourists into a super high orbit, possibly by the end of next year. The private company is working with Space Adventures Inc. for the flight, officials announced Tuesday, Feb. 18. Ticket prices are not being divulged but expected to be in the millions. Space Adventures already has helped put tourists into orbit with trips to the International Space Station, working with the Russian space program. For this trip, paying customer...
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Virgin Galactic shares have skyrocketed more than 200% already this year

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic is orbiting high above the rest of Wall Street. Virgin Galactic shares soared nearly 20% Tuesday, putting them on track for their seventh straight day of gains. The stock is now up a stunning 205% so far in 2020.
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How to delegate: Richard Branson shares his learnings

1. Identify your strengths and weaknesses. 2. Do the same for your business as a whole 3. Use your findings to guide recruitment and evaluate your existing team. 4. Shift the hierarchy and establish a company culture where every idea is welcome, communicationis open and collaboration is embedded in every decision. 5. Now that you have established a loyal and trustful team with talent in the right places, you can sit back and start looking at the big picture. The post appeared first on NextBigW...
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Free Book Excerpt: Ignore Your Customers (And They’ll Go Away)

  Businesses all agree: you must serve customers well. But in today’s always-on digital ecosystem, this has been ramped up to the umpteenth degree. If you ignore your customers on the many different channels in which they communicate, they might just go away — for good. Micah Solomon’s book, Ignore Your Customers (And They’ll Go Away), hammers this point home.  A few weeks ago I reviewed his book and gave it a 5-star rating. (Read: Review of Ignore Your Customers) And now we’re excited to bring...
Tags: Sales, Richard Branson, Zappos, Solomon, Tony Hsieh, Customer Satisfaction, Marketing Tips, Micah Solomon, Financial Post Solomon, Amazon Ritz Carlton Hotel Company Cleveland Clinic


Virgin Voyages Welcomes Their First All-Adult Cruise Ship, Scarlet Lady

It’s official! Virgin Voyages’ first cruise ship, Scarlet Lady, has left the shipyard…on Valentine’s Day, of course. Virgin Voyages announced today that Scarlet Lady is officially ready for Sailors. It was nearly five years ago when Sir Richard Branson arrived by helicopter to Miami for Read More The post Virgin Voyages Welcomes Their First All-Adult Cruise Ship, Scarlet Lady appeared first on .
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Virgin Voyages Welcomes Their First Cruise Ship, Scarlet Lady

It’s official! Virgin Voyages’ first cruise ship, Scarlet Lady, has left the shipyard…on Valentine’s Day, of course. Virgin Voyages announced today that Scarlet Lady is officially ready for Sailors. It was nearly five years ago when Sir Richard Branson arrived by helicopter to Miami for Read More The post Virgin Voyages Welcomes Their First Cruise Ship, Scarlet Lady appeared first on .
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Virgin Galactic relocates SpaceShipTwo ‘VSS Unity’ to its spaceport for preparations ahead of commercial flights

Virgin Galactic is one crucial step closer to actually flying paying customers to space: The space tourism company just relocated its SpaceShipTwo vehicle, the VSS Unity, from its Mojave, California manufacturing facility to Spaceport America in New Mexico, where it will begin flights with a goal of at least sending company founder Richard Branson to space during the year of his 70th birthday. VSS Unity made the trip attached to the carrier aircraft that will bring it up to its launch altitud...
Tags: TC, Space, California, Tech, Space Tourism, Virgin Galactic, Spaceshiptwo, Richard Branson, New Mexico, Spaceflight, Aerospace, Branson, Vms, Outer Space, Spaceport America, Mojave


Virgin Galactic: Unity rocket ship moves to operational base

Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic rocket plane transfers to New Mexico for final testing.
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15 Success Habits You Should Implement For The Best Life Ever

The success habits of high achievers fascinates me. How is it, that some people achieve incredible success, while others do not? Especially when many of these successful people come from disadvantaged backgrounds. A conclusion I made early on, is that success is not accidental! Success leaves clues.  There are things you can do and success habits you can adopt which will make achievement of your life goals more likely. 15 Success Habits You Need To Start Implementing Today Your actions be...
Tags: Amazon, Stanford, Time, Seo, Earth, Bill Gates, Richard Branson, Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos, Nikola Tesla, Barry, Branson, Gates, British Virgin Islands, Virgin Atlantic, Puerto Rico


Ryan Holiday — Turning the Tables (#410)

Welcome to The Tim Ferriss Show! It is — usually — my job to sit down with world-class performers of all different types to tease out the habits, routines, favorite books, and so on that you can apply and test in your own life. This time we have a “turning the tables” episode. What does that mean? Well, I will not be the one doing the interviewing. Instead, I will be the one being interviewed by my friend, Ryan Holiday. So who is this Ryan fella? Ryan Holiday (TW/IG: @RyanHoliday) is one of ...
Tags: Facebook, Molly, Lifestyle, Investment, Best, Austin, New York Times, Peter Thiel, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Ben Goldacre, Michael Lewis, Wall Street Journal, Tyler Cowen, Dave Chappelle, Bay Area


Google's cofounders lost almost $2 billion each after Alphabet reported lower than expected revenue. Here's how they built a combined $127 billion fortune and how they spend it.

Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin each lost nearly $2 billion from their net worths after the search engine's parent company reported on Monday. Brin and Page announced that they were stepping down from their roles at Alphabet in December. With a reported net worth of $64.6 billion, former Alphabet CEO Larry Page is the seventh-richest person in the world according. Former Alphabet president Sergey Brin is No. 10, with a reported net worth of $62.3 billion. The pair of multibillio...
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Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin lost almost $2 billion each after Alphabet reported lower than expected revenue. Here's how they built a combined $127 billion fortune and how they spend it, from trapeze lessons to a 600-foot 'air yacht.'

Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin each lost nearly $2 billion from their net worths after the search engine's parent company reported on Monday. Brin and Page announced that they were stepping down from their roles at Alphabet in December. With a reported net worth of $64.6 billion, former Alphabet CEO Larry Page is the seventh-richest person in the world according. Former Alphabet president Sergey Brin is No. 10, with a reported net worth of $62.3 billion. The pair of multibillio...
Tags: Google, New York Post, Elon Musk, Stanford, New York City, US, San Francisco, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Nasa, Cnn, Larry Page, New York Times, Tim Cook, Sergey Brin


Why Niche Start-Ups Are Making Waves In 2020

For anyone who is thinking of starting a new business, entering a niche market makes a lot of sense. While some may think that offering a product or service that has as wide a potential take-up as possible is the best way to go, in fact doing this has many pitfalls. The mainstream markets are typically over-saturated and it’s a lot harder to get noticed or to offer something that isn’t already available. Generally, a new company can’t undercut the established players in terms of pricing or get ...
Tags: Startups, Elon Musk, Entrepreneurship, Nasa, Earth, Pepper, Richard Branson, St Louis, Taylor, Owen, Metzger, Startup Advice, Feature Story, Niche Business, Coastal Community Bank, Dylan Taylor


12 wildly successful companies started by people in their 20s

It's never too young to act on a great idea, and these successful entrepreneurs prove just that. Steve Jobs was only 21 when he started Apple out of his parents' garage, and Tyler Haney was 25 when she launched clothing company Outdoor Voices. David Karp, who founded Tumblr in his early 20s, faked a deep voice during important phone calls to get adults to take him seriously. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Whether they dropped out of college, spent hours holed up in their ...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Florida, Maryland, Steve Jobs, Ebay, US, NFL, San Francisco, Trends, Vogue, EK, Richard Branson, Tumblr, Vox, Gq


Amazing Startup Business Advice From Successful Company Owners

Taking a look at some great startup business advice from some of the top business owners around the globe. Great tips from people who found startup success.
Tags: Business, Other, Richard Branson, Daniel Lubetzky, Business Advice, Startup Advice, Srinivas Rao, Successful Business Owners, Stephynie Malik


5 Top Tech Entrepreneurs You Must Follow

Everyone wants to be an entrepreneur nowadays. People get motivated by the stories of some of the successful entrepreneurs who have become millionaires with their unique ideas. Unfortunately, it is not easy to do so. Some of today’s successful entrepreneurs are fortunate enough to come from wealthy and influential families. Others, however, need to put in a lot of hard work and determination before they can be successful. Below are the top tech entrepreneurs who worked really hard to get to wher...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Technology, Yahoo, China, Time, Entrepreneur, Snapchat, Tencent, Reddit, Virgin Group, Richard Branson, Alexis Ohanian, Evan Spiegel, Aaron Swartz, Lifehacks


Robert Cringely Attempts an Air-Launching Space Startup

"How does a 67-year-old hack with three minor children recover from going blind, losing his home and business in a horrible fire (like 2,000 others, we are still fighting with insurance companies), while appeasing an angry crowd of Kickstarter supporters armed with pitchforks and shovels?" That crowd still wants long-time tech pundit Robert X. Cringely to deliver on his Kickstarter-funded project to create custom Minecraft servers. So in a new blog post this week, Cringely writes that "I went ...
Tags: Tech, Kickstarter, Beverly Hills, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Boeing, Bond, Blue Origin, Mach, Eldorado, Ernst Blofeld, Virgin Orbit, Cringely, Robert Cringely, Robert X Cringely, Air Launching Space Startup


3 Things to Consider Before Quitting Your Job to Launch a Tech Startup

By Charlene Brown There is mounting evidence that entrepreneurs over the age of 40 may be more successful at building high-growth businesses than their younger, more visible counterparts. According to the authors of the study Age and High-Growth Entrepreneurship, “the average age of the people who founded the highest-growth startups is 45″ and “successful entrepreneurs tend to be middle-aged, not young.” When I started my company, I was a physician working full-time as a Medical Officer at USAID...
Tags: Google, Internet, Digital, Sales, Startup, Richard Branson, Women In Business, Usaid, Virgin Atlantic, General Assembly, Paul Graham, Charlene, Facebook Twitter, Tech Startup, Virgin Records, Starting A Business


Ready For Meat Grown From Animal Cells? A Startup Plans A Pilot Facility

Memphis Meats, a Berkeley, Calif.-based startup, says it's one step closer to bringing cell-based meat to consumers' mouths. From a report: The company plans to build a pilot production facility with funds raised from high-profile investors including Bill Gates, Richard Branson and Kimbal Musk, as well as two giant players in the animal protein and feed space, Cargill and Tyson Foods. The company says its latest funding round has brought in $161 million in new investment. "People thought this wa...
Tags: Tech, Richard Branson, Npr, Cargill, Berkeley Calif, Tyson Foods, Memphis Meats, Kimbal Musk, Valeti, Uma Valeti


Memphis Meats raised $161 million from SoftBank Group, Norwest and Temasek

Memphis Meats, a developer of technologies to manufacture meat, seafood and poultry from animal cells, has raised $161 million in financing from investors, including Softbank Group, Norwest and Temasek, the investment fund backed by the government of Singapore. The investment brings the company’s total financing to $180 million. Previous investors include individual and institutional investors like Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Threshold Ventures, Cargill, Tyson Foods, Finistere, F...
Tags: Food, Startups, TC, Singapore, Tech, Technologies, Bill Gates, Food And Drink, Richard Branson, Cargill, Impossible Foods, Temasek, Tyson Foods, SoftBank Group, Memphis Meats, Industries