Where the world is running behind higher education, good health, and money but can you imagine that a dropout boy who was suffusing from dyslexia has touched the heights of the sky. In the early days, a school headmaster has told that he would be in either prison or will be a millionaire one day.
Here we are talking about a person, not other than Mr. Richard Branson who made his dreams real and always used to say that “The world would be a better place if we all chased our dreams and fulfilled our potential,”. That’s true for him. He worked on his potential and made approx. US$5.5 billion by Virgin Group of companies. Richard Branson Entrepreneur covered more than 300+ companies under the banner of the Virgin Group.
Richard Branson is the eldest son of Edward James Branson and Eve Branson. His father was a barrister and his mother was an entrepreneur as well as a child welfare advocate.
Richard Branson was born in London on 18 July 1950 and was poor academically because of dyslexia. Nevertheless, his mother never stops to do anything and thought one day he will figure things out of their own caliber.
He dropout the high school at the age of 16 and started his first venture ‘STUDENT’ magazine in publishing to help the people for an advisory center. After a few years, he created a new company called ‘Virgin’ in Oxford, London. Where he started recording business and after 10 years he got huge success and left his business partners and entered into the AIRLINE business. Then after he grown day by day and he built many sub-companies into the virgin group.
Today Virgin Group is working in many areas like Retail, Travel, Banking, Books, Aviation, Commercial Spaceflight, Films, Health Care, Internet, Jewellery, Music, Radio, Electronics, and Mobile. it has employed 80000 people worldwide with more than approx. 28 billion pond revenues.
Indeed, Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is a self-made man who believes that his success is due to by doing, and by falling over.
Richard Branson Quotes inspires us to motivate and to be a person like him in many youngsters nowadays. You can read below quotes and speech which will not allow you to give up on your work.
Richard Branson Quotes
“Any successful entrepreneur knows that time is more valuable than the money itself.” — Richard Branson
“Dream big by setting yourself seemingly impossible challenges. You will then have to catch up with them.” — Richard Branson
“If you don’t have time for the small things, you won’t have time for the big things.” — Richard Branson
“Respect is how to treat everyone, not just those you want to impress.” — Richard Branson
“Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.” — Richard Branson
“An entrepreneur is an innovator, a job creator, a game-changer, a business leader, a disruptor, an adventurer.” — Richard Branson
“If your dreams don’t scare you they are too small.” — Richard Branson
“Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don’t want to.” — Richard Branson
“Learn from failure. If you are an entrepreneur and your first venture wasn’t a success, welcome to the club!” — Richard Branson
“If you focus on what you are passionate about, you will most certainly achieve great things.” — Richard Branson
“We are at our most productive and creative when we are happy and being ourselves at work.” — Richard Branson
“The best way of learning about anything is doing.” — Richard Branson
“Rise and Rise Again Until Lambs Become Lions.” — Richard Branson
“There is no greater thing you can do with your life and your work than follow your passions – in a way that serves the world and you.” — Richard Branson
“We can get an army of people through social media to bring about change.” — Richard Branson
“Acquiring the habit of note-taking is, therefore, a wonderfully complementary skill to that of listening.” — Richard Branson
“The brave may not live forever, but the cautious do not live at all.” — Richard Branson
“I do think Bitcoin is the first encrypted money that has the potential to do something like changing the world.” — Richard Branson
“There is no substitute for innovation. Original, revolutionary ideas will always rise to the top.” — Richard Branson
“If some offers you an amazing opportunity and you’re not sure you can do it, say yes – then learn how to do it later.” — Richard Branson
“Listen more than you talk. Nobody learned anything by hearing themselves speak.” — Richard Branson
“Publicity is absolutely critical. A good PR story is infinitely more effective than a front-page ad.” — Richard Branson
“Consider getting smaller in order to get bigger.” — Richard Branson
We’re not going to change the world. We’re going to build a network of people who are going to change it.” — Richard Branson
“Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.” — Richard Branson
“Engage your emotions at work. Your instincts and emotions are there to help you.” — Richard Branson
“A business has to be involved, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.” — Richard Branson
To be a real entrepreneur you always have to be looking forward. The moment you rest on your laurels is the moment your competition overtakes you.” — Richard Branson
“Take a chance – it’s the best way to test yourself, have fun and push boundaries.” — Richard Branson
“My mother was determined to make us independent. When I was four years old, she stopped the car a few miles from our house and made me find my own way home across the fields. I got hopelessly lost.” — Richard Branson
“You shouldn’t blindly accept a leaders advice. You’ve got to question leaders on occasion.” — Richard Branson
“They encouraged me to always look for the good in people instead of assuming the worst and trying to find fault.” — Richard Branson
“The brave may not live forever… but the cautious do not live at all.” — Richard Branson
“Complexity is your enemy. Any fool can make something complicated. It is hard to make something simple.” — Richard Branson
“I think it’s quite great to set yourself a big challenge, and then you’ve got another reason for keeping fit.” — Richard Branson
“I love the freedom of movement that my phone gives me. That has definitely transformed my life.” — Richard Branson
“Clients do not come first. employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of the clients.” — Richard Branson
“My biggest motivation? Just to keep challenging myself. I see life almost like one long University education that I never had – every day I’m learning something new.” — Richard Branson
“Throwing yourself into a job you enjoy is one of life’s greatest pleasures!” — Richard Branson
“How slim the line is between genius and insanity and between determination and stubbornness.” — Richard Branson
“A touch of the jitters sharpens the mind, gets the adrenaline flowing and helps you to focus.” — Richard Branson
“One thing is certain in business: you will make mistakes. When you are pushing the boundaries, mistakes are inevitable – how you react is important.” — Richard Branson
“The ability to bounce back after a setback is the single most important trait an entrepreneurial venture can possess.” — Richard Branson
“We’ve all got stuff that holds us back. Stuff we think we need to change. What if we shared our stuff for a change? We decided to start with us. Live happily ever active.” — Richard Branson
“If you want to stand out from the crowd, give people a reason not to forget you.” — Richard Branson
“If you are adventurous in your choices, you’ll have a lot more fun and excitement, along with the chance to pursue further success.” — Richard Branson
“Don’t think that’s the cheapest way to do it or what’s the fastest way to do it… think what’s the most amazing way to do it.” — Richard Branson
“Give people the confidence and freedom to jump into the unknown – then watch them fly. ” — Richard Branson
“My family brought me up to always look for the best in other people. I love people, I love spending time with people, I love learning from people.” — Richard Branson
“My interest in life comes from setting myself huge challenges and trying to rise above them.” — Richard Branson
“Getting into the process of projecting myself. Outside in view is making more sense to define qualities and achievements !!” — Richard Branson
“Find the right people to work with you and you won’t go wrong.” — Richard Branson
“Every referral you receive is a potential business opportunity.” — Richard Branson
“I am prepared to try anything once.” — Richard Branson
“Above all, you want to create something you’re proud of.” — Richard Branson
Now people have recognized due to his tremendous success and made him a celebrity businessman. Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson awarded a knighthood for services to entrepreneurship. This is not a single award. He received many awards from the world’s famous organization. However, every time he gives the credit to his wonderful team.
He also owns the island called Necker Island which is 74 acres in the Caribbean Sea. Richard Branson Island is personally owned under some of the British law, but some part of beaches is for public use.