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  • Richard Branson: The Force Behind Virgin: Insight and Analysis into the Life and Successes of Sir Richard Branson

  • Billionaire Visionaries Series
  • By: JR MacGregor
  • Narrated by: Kevin Kollins
  • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: Biographies & Memoirs, Politics & Activism
  • 3.8 out of 5 stars (15 ratings)

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Summary

This book reveals who the real Sir Richard Branson is. We will tell you that he is not the playboy one might think he is, and he is actually not as rich as people think he is – he is richer.

There are a lot of errors out there in the public domain about Richard, and we will bring those errors to a close in this book.

When people think of Richard Branson, most would likely think of the Virgin group or think of Virgin Airlines. It is indeed the case that the product has overtaken the man.

This book will inform you that, without a doubt, the man and the brand are totally unlike each other, and that the man behind the brand is really a highly empathic person who, until recently, did not know how to read a balance sheet.

What he brings to the table is not MBA-level business acumen or strategy. What he brings to the table is a brand that represents unyielding quality and class.

The Virgin brand is not just a group of companies that belong to Richard. It is a flagship of companies where Richard is the principal investor and lends his name to the business. This is a highly beneficial arrangement, and we will tell you in this book how all this came to be.

From Virgin Records to his labs that do advanced energy research. It’s all covered.

Don’t wait any longer! Buy now to learn more about the man behind Virgin.

©2018 CAC Publishing LLC (P)2018 CAC Publishing LLC

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An inspiring and exciting insight into a great man.Makes you want to take life and squeeze every drop out of it

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Pretty good

Pretty good! I wasn't expecting it to be such an easy listen for a biography, it was very enjoyable.

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Inspirational Man

I really enjoyed this book. It's unbelievable the amount of success that Richard Branson has come into through pure hard work and determination. He is proof that it is not always what you know, but who you know.

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Amazing book

Both entertaining and educational as Branson typically does. Good stuff.Amazing book, a great inspiring listen!

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Fuck

In this book JR MacGregor make precious news about Richard Branson.I think all of this news are fake.

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Gives you a lot to think

Gives you a lot to think about and is good motivation for anyone looking to start their own business!

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I freaking loved this book

I freaking loved this book! I couldn't put it down! You really root for him throughout the book. This man is AMAZING!!! I think I fell in love with him!

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This is one fabulously entertaining book

This is one fabulously entertaining book. And it's motivating. A great listen and a great inspiration. It's not so much about what to do in business...it's about what Branson did and how he did it and the guts and sometimes bulls..t he used to get things done.

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This book is beyond inspiring

This book is beyond inspiring. Whether you are into business or not, I recommend that every single person listens this book.

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Tiene muchas ideas

Tiene muchas ideas para aplicar en la vida personal de cada cual, es un manual para quien quiera ser empresario

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  • 26-10-20

Best written book

One of the best written books I've ever listen . It's everything you would want it to be. I can't recommend it enough.

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  • Rachel Dale
  • 26-10-20

Great book

Great book. A look at perspectives I've never thought of before. Amazing what one man can do. He is truly a visionary.

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  • Jordan J Cross
  • 26-10-20

Like this guy

Like this guy. His brain works different; a superior, unusual way.

His advertisements; he risks his life flying up in the air to entertain, show his company, products!

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  • Freya Connor
  • 26-10-20

Great Book! Very Interesting

I bought this book from a audible. When I started listening it, I simply couldn't stop. It was simple, fun and informative.

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  • Hollie Hancock
  • 26-10-20

Fascinating and Inspiring

This is a very well written book and a very fascinating and inspiring story about the life of Richard Branson as both a very successful entrepreneur and a generous and inspiring human being. I highly recommend this book!

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  • Bradley Marsden
  • 26-10-20

Great story

Great story and provided a lot of background on the life of Richard Branson and the formation of Virgin. Gives a lot of insight on the battles it faced and how it overcame them.

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  • Terence Rousseau
  • 26-10-20

It was a book that changed me years ago, ...

It was a book that changed me years ago, made me thinking that business doesn't have to be evil, inspired in every way. Thanks JR MacGregor.

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  • Tammy Pesce
  • 25-10-20

Disappoint

Like a lot of engaging bios, this one starts slowly, but disappoint. Branson weaves an interesting and dynamic tale, full of shapes that introduce opportunity through classic struggle situations .

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  • Jacquline Abraham
  • 25-10-20

Favorite work

It listens just like your favorite work of fiction. The stories inside almost sound like fiction too, but when you learn that they are real, you can’t help but be astounded by the fact that a man could do such things and be inspired by the fact that you can too.

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  • Paula Shaw
  • 25-10-20

Game changing book

For me, I really clicked with Richards background, his way of thinking, and outlook on conquering the path in front of you. I listen this book few weeks ago and it sparked a big interest in listening biographies. This book was eye opening, inspiring, and I really enjoyed how Richard 'Kept it real.