Finding my virginity / by Richard Branson
By: Branson, Richard.Publisher: London, U.K. : Virgin Books, 2017Description: 501 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780753556122.Subject(s): Biographies | Entrepreneurs | Business
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|Book||Australia||200.7 BRA 2017 (Browse shelf)||Available|
|Book||New Zealand||200.7 FIN (Browse shelf)||Available|
1999 -- What you see is what you get -- Building a business from the back of a beer mat -- Let's get physical -- How to start a train company -- Answering Madiba's call -- 'What do you call a Virgin employee with a tie? The defendant' -- The world turned upside down -- The elders -- 'They're building a spaceship!' -- An Englishman in America -- The rebel billionaire -- Crossing the channel -- Steve -- Four-play -- Holly and Sam -- The elders assemble -- Climate change -- Back on track -- Becoming a banker -- Planes and mergers -- Plain sailing -- 'Somebody mentioned the word "hurricane"' -- A lost night in Melbourne -- Shoes -- Revealing character -- Dad -- Like a rolling stone -- Necker -- Weddings -- Start-ups -- Calculated risks -- The accident -- Moving on -- Floating -- Audacious ideas -- Satellites -- Good morning, Vietnam, goodbye, Madiba -- Brexit -- Traingate -- 'We're free!' -- Grand-dude. APPENDIX: Seventy-five close shaves.
Offers an autobiographical account of how Richard Branson reinvented himself and his brand for the 21st century. Shares his personal thoughts on a variety of subjects from team building to climate change.