8 candid pieces of wisdom from Richard Branson that will change your outlook on the business world
It's safe to say that Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, knows very well what he's doing when it comes to entrepreneurial endeavors and how to navigate the business world.
One thing that's made Branson so likable among so many customers, fellow business leaders and fans alike (he has over 800K followers on Instagram) is the humanistic element he brings to his business approach--Branson makes being a billionaire relatable.
It's not uncommon to hear Branson rattling off a slew of sarcastic candor or posting photos of him lounging on his private island, Necker Island.
Plus, that fabulous hair certainly doesn't hurt!
It's no surprise that when given the opportunity to answer questions for aspiring entrepreneurs and established businessmen alike, Branson gives sound advice that's complemented by his characteristic sense of humor and British charm.
Here are eight fun facts, answers and words of wisdom he rattled off during his Reddit AMA when he was asked questions covering everything from his personal life to his cold hard business advice:
What he would tell himself at age 21:
How he answers the age old question "Does money buy happiness?"
What a typical day looks like for Branson:
How he suggests evaluating whether or not a new business venture is worthwhile:
His childhood hero and inspiration:
How he overcame his learning disability and used it to fuel his endeavors:
Why he doesn't admire any one business leader in particular:
And best of all, his one piece of advice for all inspiring entrepreneurs:
Check out these photos of Richard Branson throughout the years:
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