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Branson, Richard

Overview
Works: 345 works in 1,083 publications in 19 languages and 21,486 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  History  Autobiographies  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Popular works  Television news programs  Environmental films  Case studies  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Narrator, wpr, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Commentator, Other, Honoree, Editor, Contributor, pre, Performer, win, Creator
Classifications: HC252.5.B73, 338.04092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Branson
Reach for the skies : ballooning, birdmen, and blasting into space by Richard Branson( Book )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Reach for the Skies, Sir Richard Branson examines the history of aviation over the last two hundred years, putting the spotlight on trailblazers such as Tony Jannus, who made the first ever commercial flight over Tampa Bay, Florida, in 1914, Leo Valentin, the "bird man" who jumped from 9,000 feet wearing a pair of wooden wings in the 1950s, and Steve Fossett, who broke 130 world records in planes, balloons, and airships. The pioneers of flight made it possible for any of us with the desire and the commitment to reach for the skies ourselves
The Virgin way : everything I know about leadership by Richard Branson( Book )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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"--
Screw business as usual by Richard Branson( Book )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A book written by Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin (mobile, air, etc) about changing the rules of business as an entrepreneur"--
Carbo₂n nation( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A documentary movie about climate change solutions. Even if you doubt the severity of the impact of climate change or just don't buy it at all, this is still a compelling and relevant film that illustrates how solutions to climate change also address other social, economic and national security issues"--Publisher website
The big picture : rethinking dyslexia( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Produced with the purpose of alleviating the stigma associated with dyslexia, The big picture features the testimony of individuals from various backgrounds diagnosed with dyslexia (including investment advisor Charles Schwab and billionaire Richard Branson) describing how they learned to live with and overcome their disability. Medical experts explain the neurological causes of the condition
Screw business as usual by Richard Branson( Recording )

37 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Branson argues it's time organizations end their rabid devotion to profit and start doing good. Instead of wrecking the planet with pollution while creating an ever-poorer lower class, businesses have an opportunity to create a more prosperous world for everyone. Using step-by-step examples and instructions, Branson shows how this new world is possible
The environmental symphony by Allan Zavod( )

3 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ABC Classic presents The Environmental Symphony, an ambitious and epic work that spans five billion years, from the formation of the planet through to the devastation of our current age. Released on United Nations World Environment Day, Wednesday June 5, The Environmental Symphony sounds a warning of what will happen if we don't act boldly and decisively to address our climate crisis, but ends with an optimistic vision of a greener, cleaner future. With music by the genre-bending Dr. Allan Zavod, words by Australia's chief scientist Dr. Alan Finkel, narrated by Sir Richard Branson, and performed by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestraand conductor Benjamin Northey, this recording is a major international release that lends some musical muscle to the ongoing political and environmental fight against climate change
Globalisation laid bare : lessons in international business( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How does globalisation affect our economy and how did it cause the financial melt-down? This book shows twelve global thinkers and business people, including global entrepreneur Richard Branson, give their compelling views on the threats and opportunities that lie ahead
Losing my virginity : the autobiography by Richard Branson( Book )

63 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Much more than just a memoir, this is Richard Branson's own take on his extraordinary life so far - and a definitive business guide that reveals his unique philosophy on commerce, success and life."--Page 4 of cover
Arctic diary : surviving on thin ice by Sam Branson( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's hardly a surprise to discover that Sam Branson has a love of adventure and a real concern about our future in a world where the climate is changing rapidly. Journeying into the heart of the Arctic wilderness with his father and a film crew, Sam explores the changing landscape and the lives of the native Inuit people who have survived in a relentlessly inhospitable environment for 5000 years. Sleeping on frozen seas and encountering majestic polar bears, Sam and his father embark together on a winter expedition which Sam must ultimately complete on his own, finding new depths of resilience and courage in a formidable and breathtaking landscape
Branson : the global economy is turning the corner( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, discusses the global economic recovery on Bloomberg TV's Street Smart
Branson : I'm determined to make my dreams come true( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Branson, chairman and founder of Virgin Group, talks with Bloomberg's Trish Regan about his bold choices in life and in business. They speak on Bloomberg Television's 'Street Smart.'
Sheryl Sandberg : I want more women in public office( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

April 24 -- Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and Virgin Group Founder Richard Branson discuss their companies and politics with Bloomberg's Emily Chang
Branson's futuristic vision to get internet to everyone( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jan. 22 -- Virgin Group Founder Sir Richard Branson shares his vision of how Virgin Galactic will launch satellites to help connect the three billion people in the world who don't have internet access. He speaks to Bloomberg at the World Economic Forum in Davos
Moonshots : creating a world of abundance : how entrepreneurs are enabling life without limits by Naveen Jain( Book )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Learn how curiosity, imagination, and exponential innovation are creating life without limits Naveen Jain is leading disruptions today that will reshape the world--and beyond. From redefining civilian space exploration to creating a path to free energy to disrupting healthcare and education, Jain is at the forefront of the exponential technology developments that will forever change how we live and work. In Moonshots Jain reveals the secrets of the "super entrepreneur" mindset--the catalyst for creating an exciting and abundant future. He then walks readers through the application of these powerful concepts in three moonshot initiatives that he is leading today, one of which is Moon Express, a private lunar venture that promises to open up the moon's vast resources for the betterment of humanity. In Jain's world, the term "moonshot" is meant both literally and figuratively! Journey with Jain through these illuminating pages and awaken your own moonshot potential. It's a discovery that will change your life--and quite possibly the world."--Amazon.com
Branson : I was seen as the dumbest person in school( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a child, Richard Branson suffered from dyslexia and struggled in school. Branson never thought he would go on to be the billionaire founder of the Virgin Group
The Virgin way : how to listen, learn, laugh and lead by Richard Branson( Book )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 book 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
The Virgin way : how to listen, learn, laugh and lead by Richard Branson( )

18 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Named one of Forbes magazine's top ten greatest business leaders living today and voted by British workers as the person they would most like to have as their manager, Sir Richard Branson has built a business empire. His success is attributable not only to his famous drive, insight, and devil-may-care attitude but also to his ability to make the people working with him feel comfortable. Now Branson shares the leadership secrets accumulated during his more than forty years of experience as a businessman and as an inspiring pioneer of humanitarian projects. Featuring anecdotes from his own dealings, as well as observations of others who have inspired him, Branson reflects on the management qualities he feels are essential for success in today's world
Finding my virginity : the new autobiography by Richard Branson( Book )

23 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

50 years ago, Sir Richard Branson started his first business. In his new autobiography, Finding My Virginity, the Virgin Founder shares his personal, intimate thoughts on five decades as the world's ultimate entrepreneur. In Finding My Virginity, Sir Richard Branson shares the secrets that have seen his family business grow from a student magazine into a global brand, his dreams of private citizens flying to space develop from a childhood fantasy to the brink of reality, and his focus shift from battling bigger rivals to changing business for good. Following on from where bestselling Losing My Virginity left off at the dawn of the new millennium, Finding My Virginity takes the reader on a rollercoaster ride with the enigmatic entrepreneur. Learn how Branson created 12 different billion dollar businesses and hundreds more companies across dozens of sectors, going from a houseboat to his own private island. But this book goes far beyond the numbers - it is a journey into the heart and mind of Britain's best-loved businessman. Join Sir Richard as he juggles working life with raising his children Holly and Sam, building a marriage with his wife Joan and creating a unique company culture. Discover how he created a new life on Necker Island, while continuing to grow the Virgin brand into all corners of the world. Get the real story behind adventures and run-ins with everyone from Bill Gates and Kate Moss to Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama. Go behind the scenes as Sir Richard Branson creates the world's first commercial spaceline, Virgin Galactic, and handles the biggest crisis he has ever faced. Get under the skin of world record attempts on land, sea and air, and see how the original business hippy adapted to becoming a doting `grand-dude' to his four grandchildren, Eva-Deia, Etta, Artie and Bluey. This is the true account of how the Virgin Founder reinvented himself and his brand for the 21st Century, while continuing to push boundaries, break rules and reach for the stars in more ways than one. This is the story of the man behind the beard, the business, the bravado and the brand. Find out how the ultimate entrepreneur did it for the first time - all over again
Velocity : the seven new laws for a world gone digital by Ajaz Ahmed( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Velocity is about optimism a positive force that gives you the mindset and tools to create a better future. Today, good things don't come to those who wait. But to those who move. This is Velocity. Enjoy the ride."--Cubierta trasera
 
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Reach for the skies : ballooning, birdmen, and blasting into space
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Screw business as usualGlobalisation laid bare : lessons in international businessLosing my virginity : the autobiographyArctic diary : surviving on thin iceBusiness stripped bare : adventures of a global entrepreneurLosing my virginity : how I've survived, had fun, and made a fortune doing business my wayLosing my virginity : the autobiography
Alternative Names
Branson.

Branson, Richard 1950-

Branson, Richard Charles Nicholas.

Branson, Richard Charles Nicholas 1950-

Branson, Richard, Sir, 1950-

Bransonas Richardas

Brenson, Richard 1950-

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Ρίτσαρντ Μπράνσον

Брэнсон, Ричард

Брэнсон, Ричард 1950-

Ричард Брансон

Ричард Брансън

Ричард Бренсон

Ричард Брэнсон британский предприниматель

Річард Бренсон

Річард Бренсон Британський мільярдер

Ռիչարդ Բրենսոն

ברנסון, ריצ'רד

ריצ'רד ברנסון

ריצ'רד ברנסון איש עסקים בריטי

ريتشارد برانسون

رچرڈ برینسن

ریچارد برانسون

रिचर्ड ब्रान्सन

রিচার্ড ব্রানসন Business magnate

রিচার্ড ব্রানসন ইংরেজ ব্যবসায়ী এবং বিনিয়োগকারী

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றிச்சர்ட் பிரான்சன்

రిచర్డ్ బ్రాన్సన్

റിച്ചാർഡ് ബ്രാൻസൺ ബ്രിട്ടനിലെ ചലച്ചിത്ര അഭിനേതാവ്

റിച്ചാർഡ് ബ്രാൻസൻ

ริชาร์ด แบรนสัน

리처드 브랜슨

브랜슨, 리처드 1950-

ブランソン, リチャード

ブランソン, リチャード 1950-

リチャード・ブランソン

リチャード・ブランソン イギリスの実業家

李察·布蘭遜

理查德·布蘭森

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