The Virgin Way: Everything I Know About Leadership (Hardcover)

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While building the Virgin Group over forty years, Richard Branson has never shied away from seemingly outlandish challenges that others (including his own colleagues on several occasions) considered sheer lunacy. He has taken on giants like British Airways and won, and monsters like Coca-Cola and lost.

 


Now Branson gives an inside look at his strikingly different swashbuckling style of leadership. Learn how fun, family, passion, and the dying art of listening are key components to what his extended family of employees around the world have always dubbed (with a wink) the “Virgin Way.”


This unique perspective comes from a man who dropped out of school at sixteen, suffers from dyslexia, and has never worked for anyone but himself. He may be famous for thinking outside the box—an expression he despises—but Branson asserts that “you’ll never have to think outside the box if you refuse to let anyone build one around you.”


This is a unique book on leadership from someone who readily admits he has never read a book on leadership in his life. So expect the unexpected.

About the Author


Sir Richard Branson is an international entrepreneur, adventurer, icon, and the founder of the Virgin Group. His autobiography, Losing My Virginity, and his books on business, Screw It, Let's Do It and Business Stripped Bare, are all international bestsellers. He is also the author of Reach for the SkiesScrew Business As Usual, and most recently Like a Virgin.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781591847373
ISBN-10: 1591847370
Publisher: Portfolio
Publication Date: September 9th, 2014
Pages: 400
Language: English