Becoming An Entrepreneur - Inspirational words from one of the most successful entrepreneurs of our time, Sir Richard Branson. In this short video he talks about the perils and risks of running your own business. He also goes on to talk about how close Virgin was to closing down the day after he launched Virgin Atlantic.
For those of you not very familiar with Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, it was founded back in 1970 as a mail order record retailer. Today Virgin Group is made up of around 200 companies (Virgin Media, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Galactic, Virgin Active…. ) spanning 30 countries with involvements in leisure, travel, tourism, mobile, broadband, TV, radio, music festivals, finance, health and more.
Not bad for a guy who left school with “pretty well no qualifications”! It just goes to show, if you really want something… anything is possible.