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The Virgin Way Audiobook

The Virgin Way: How to Listen, Learn, Laugh, and Lead

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Publisher's Summary

In September 2012, a YouGov poll conducted in Britain found that the person British workers would most like as their manager was Sir Richard Branson.

With over 40 years in business, Richard Branson is an inspiring pioneer of humanitarian projects and an iconic business leader. In The Virgin Way: How to Listen, Learn, Laugh and Lead, Richard shares and distils his secrets of leadership and success. Featuring anecdotes from his own business dealings, as well as his observations of many others who have inspired him - from politicians, business leaders, explorers, scientists, and philanthropists - Richard reflects on the qualities he feels are essential for success in today's world.

This is not a conventional audiobook on leadership. There are no rules - but rather the secrets of leadership that he has learned along the way from his days at Virgin Records, to his recent work with The Elders. Whether you're at the beginning of your career, or head of a Fortune 500 company - this is your guide to being your own CEO (Chief Enabling Officer) and becoming a true leader - not just a boss.

Recorded on location at Necker Island.

©2014 Richard Branson (P)2014 Random House Audiobooks

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    Kieran 28/10/2016
    Kieran 28/10/2016 Member Since 2008
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    "A great insightful read"

    Every time I read one of Richard's books I'm always left feeling inspired and this book was no different.

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    Nathy 19/10/2016
    Nathy 19/10/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "A great listen"

    Great to hear it from the man himself , some of his stories are brilliant , well worth a listen.

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    @misterbobbyp London 09/10/2016
    @misterbobbyp London 09/10/2016 Member Since 2016

    Founder of a healthy food and drinks company Always looking to learn from others

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    "Helped me understand me"
    What did you like most about The Virgin Way?

    His personal stories from childhood that showed that business is no different from what we do as children to what we achieve as adults


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Virgin Way?

    His quote from Gandhi was a nice way to set the tone "Live today like it was your last, learn as if you could live forever"


    Have you listened to any of Richard Branson’s other performances? How does this one compare?

    This was my first and i enjoyed it very much


    Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    It made me think, is all i could say, it also made me realise that we share the same issues and victories in business just in different scales.
    It made me see i am following the Virgin way and i am happy for that


    Any additional comments?

    If you are starting out in business, listen to this, if you dont have time then remember one thing... always listen to others, its the key to opening your chosen door

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    Midnight 08/08/2016
    Midnight 08/08/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "The Virgin Way "

    You will miss 100% of the shots you do not take, so TAKE A SHOT!

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    karen 02/06/2016
    karen 02/06/2016

    Ecentric spirtual mystic curious achieving Abundance lifestyle

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    "awesome"

    inspiring that he overcome so many difficulties and still can achieve so much. Love it.

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    Anthony Roy 17/05/2016
    Anthony Roy 17/05/2016 Member Since 2014
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    "Ok, but only really got to know about virgin products"

    Compared to felix Dennis how to get rich which was brilliant, I felt Richard was not opening up. It seemed to be more about virgins products and I know know that virgin makes mates condoms and Virgin money is a rebranded northern rock but not much else.

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    Francis Hill 10/03/2016
    Francis Hill 10/03/2016
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    "Another Great book"

    Another great book by Ricky! There are a lot of similar things that you will find in like a virgin or losing my virginity. You will probably find this book and losing my virginity the most useful. Thanks, F.

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    Miller Dublin 03/03/2016
    Miller Dublin 03/03/2016 Member Since 2011
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    "an excellent book for any entrepreneur"

    I highly recommend this for any one who wants to start living a dream life. We will always have to benefit others in our business life so we might as well make it a thing we love to do.

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    Gareclyn Brown 26/01/2016
    Gareclyn Brown 26/01/2016
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    "Inspirational! Just loved it!!"

    I chose the rating because there was nothing to fault with this book. It was just pure inspiration and wonderful to find out about and amazing man. A great read!

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    Stephen 04/10/2015
    Stephen 04/10/2015
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    "Screw it I'm also going to do it !"

    Richard has always been my hero

    Such an inspiration listen

    Thank you R for giving me the reason to believe in my ability and follow my dream

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  • CarolinaUS123
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    14/06/16
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    "It's Richard Branson !"

    Interesting and and entertaining. It has the signature Richard Branson style, lots of stories, and some helpful advices for entrepreneurs.

    It is rather short. The longest chapter is less than 6 minutes. Yes, it is very concise, but personally, I would like the book to further elaborate on some ideas. Anyways, a good book, and I specially like to hear it from Branson himself.

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  • Mosuro
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    "Great read"

    Teaches about business, listening and leading. i recommend this book for all business leaders and budding entrepreneurs.

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