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65 Inspirational Richard Branson Quotes On Success

65 Inspirational Richard Branson Quotes On Success

Richard Branson needs no introduction, he is the daredevil entrepreneur, he is living life on his terms, living on Neckar Island and managing his global empire. He is an English business magnate, investor, author, and philanthropist. He founded the Virgin Group, which controls more than 400 companies. Branson expressed his desire to become an entrepreneur at a young age. His first business venture, at the age of 16, was a magazine called Student. In 1970, he set up a mail-order record business. He opened a chain of record stores, Virgin Records, later known as Virgin Megastores, in 1972. Branson’s Virgin brand grew rapidly during the 1980s, as he set up Virgin Atlantic airline and expanded the Virgin Records music label.

In March 2000, Branson was knighted at Buckingham Palace for “services to entrepreneurship”. For his work in retail, music, and transport (with interests in land, air, sea and space travel), his taste for adventure, and for his humanitarian work, he became a prominent figure. In 2002, he was named in the BBC’s poll of the 100 Greatest Britons. In 2004, he founded spaceflight corporation Virgin Galactic, based at Mojave Air and Space Port, noted for the SpaceShipOne and SpaceShip Two projects. In June 2018, Forbes listed Branson’s estimated net worth at US$5.1 billion. May his quotes impact you in a positive way to better yourself in all aspects of your life so that you may live life on your own terms.

1. “The brave may not live forever, but the cautious do not live at all.” Richard Branson

2. “A business is simply an idea to make other people’s lives better.” Richard Branson

3. “If your dreams don’t scare you they are too small.” Richard Branson

4. “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

5. “The best way of learning about anything is by doing.” Richard Branson

6. “Entrepreneurship isn’t just a label – it’s a lifestyle. Richard Branson

7. “The one person who can make your business succeed is not an investor or even a mentor, it is you.” Richard Branson

8. “An entrepreneur is an innovator, a job creator, a game-changer, a business leader, a disruptor, an adventurer.” Richard Branson

9. “The lesson that I have learned and follow all my life is that we should try and try and try again – but never give up!.” Richard Branson

10. “Take a chance. It’s the best way to test yourself. Have fun and push your boundaries.” Richard Branson

11. “My family brought me up to always look for the best in other people. I love people. Love spending time with people. I love learning from people.” Richard Branson

12. “Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.” Richard Branson

13. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and falling over.” Richard Branson

14. “If you don’t succeed at first, there’s no need for the F word (Failure). Pick yourself up and try, try again.” Richard Branson

15. “Entrepreneurship is a great leveler, The wonderful thing is that money is not the sole currency when it comes to starting a business; drive, determination, passion and hard work are all free and more valuable than a pot of cash.” Richard Branson

16. “I’m inquisitive, and love a new challenge.” Richard Branson

17. “Don’t be embarrassed by failures, learn from them and start again.” Richard Branson

18. “Do good, have fun and the money will come.” Richard Branson

19. “Respect is how to treat everyone, not just those you want to impress.” Richard Branson

20. “Screw it. Let’s do it.” Richard Branson

21. “Learn from failure. If you are an entrepreneur and your first venture wasn’t a success, welcome to the club.” Richard Branson

22. “My definition of success? The more you’re actively and practically engaged, the more successful you will feel.” Richard Branson

23. Happiness is the secret ingredient for successful businesses. If you have a happy company it will be invincible.” Richard Branson

24. “Cover the downside.” Richard Branson

25. “When you’re first thinking through an idea, it’s important not to get bogged down in complexity. Thinking simply and clearly is hard to do.” Richard Branson

26. “Communication: the thing humans forgot when we invented words.” Richard Branson

27. “Your company should act as a springboard for ambitious employees, not a set of shackles.” Richard Branson

28. “If you don’t have time for the small things, you won’t have time for the big things.” Richard Branson

29. “Entrepreneurial business favors the open mind. It favors people whose optimism drives them to prepare for many possible futures, pretty much purely for the joy of doing so.” Richard Branson

30. “Listen. Take the best. Leave the rest.” Richard Branson”

31. “If you spot an opportunity and are really excited by it, throw yourself into it with everything you’ve got.” Richard Branson

32. “Engage your emotions at work. Your instincts and emotions are there to help you.” Richard Branson

33. “Don’t become a slave to technology, manage your phone, don’t let it manage you.” Richard Branson

34. “A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.” Richard Branson

35. “You’ve got to take risks if you’re going to succeed.” Richard Branson

36. “Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don’t want to.” Richard Branson

37. “Please be polite. Nothing in life should erode the habit of saying thank you to people or praising them.” Richard Branson

38. “Entrepreneurship is about turning what excites you in life into capital so that you can do more of it and move forward with it.” Richard Branson

39. ” Find the right people to work with and you can’t go wrong.” Richard Branson

40. “Remember it’s OK to be yourself.” Richard Branson

41. “I’ve seen life as one long learning process.” Richard Branson

42. “If you want swashbuckling action in your life, become an entrepreneur and give it a go.” Richard Branson

43. “Through the right people focusing on the right things, we can, in time, get on top of a lot if not most of the problems of this world. And that’s what a number of us are trying to do.” Richard Branson

44. “Life is a hell of a lot more fun if you say yes rather than no.” Richard Branson

45. “Once a changemaker, always a changemaker but only a few swim against the tide.” Richard Branson

46. “One thing is certain in business. You and everyone around you will make mistakes.” Richard Branson

47. “Fortunately we’re not a public company – we’re a private group of companies, and I can do what I want.” Richard Branson

48. “To me, business isn’t about wearing suits or pleasing stockholders. It’s about being true to yourself, your ideas and focusing on the essentials.” Richard Branson

49. “My general attitude to life is to enjoy every minute of every day. I never do anything with a feeling of, ‘Oh God, I’ve got to do this today.” Richard Branson

50. “Don’t think what’s the cheapest way to do it or what’s the fastest way to do I, think ‘what’s the most amazing way to do it.” Richard Branson

51. “My philosophy is that if I have any money I invest it in new ventures and not have it sitting around.” Richard Branson

52. “There’s nothing like the endorphins from being fit, and the incredible endorphin rush that goes with that.” Richard Branson

53. “For a successful entrepreneur, it can mean extreme wealth. But with extreme wealth comes extreme responsibility. And the responsibility for me is to invest in creating new businesses, create jobs, employ people, and to put money aside to tackle issues where we can make a difference.” Richard Branson

54. “You never know with these things when you’re trying something new what can happen. This is all experimental.” Richard Branson

55. “The best advice I could give anyone is to spend your time working on whatever you are passionate about in life.” Richard Branson

56. “I cannot remember a moment in my life when I have not felt the love of my family.” Richard Branson

57. “Fun is one of the most important and underrated ingredients in any successful venture.” Richard Branson

58. “My mother was determined to make us independent.” Richard Branson

59. “I’m a lad of the ’60s. I started a magazine to try and end the Vietnam war, but it was a number of years before I had the profile, the financial resources and the time to do more.” Richard Branson

60. “The art of delegation is one of the key skills any entrepreneur must master.” Richard Branson

61. “A good leader doesn’t get stuck behind a desk.” Richard Branson

62. “Material things are delightful, but they’re not important.” Richard Branson

63. “If you want to be more productive, then start at the start: get there on time. Whether it is a meeting, a flight, an appointment or a date, it’s important to ensure you are there when you say you will be there. This may feel like an old-fashioned tip to give, but it has served me well for five decades in business.” Richard Branson

64. “Be willing to use yourself to get out there and put the company on the market. If you have to make a fool of yourself, make a fool of yourself, but make sure that you end up on the front pages, not the back pages. In time, it’s possible that your company will stand out from the crowd, and you’ll be successful.” Richard Branson

65. “Starting your own business isn’t just a job, it’s a way of life.” Richard Branson

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My name is Asad Meah, I am the CEO & Founder of AwakenTheGreatnessWithin. I am a dreamchaser who has gained a wealth of knowledge in entrepreneurship and personal development over the past five years through self-education. My mission is to inspire millions of people to become entrepreneurs by awakening their minds to their greatness that resides within them.

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