Richard Branson

'Whole world knows climate change is real': Richard Branson slams Donald Trump after hurricanes

Virgin boss Richard Branson has hit out at Donald Trump after Hurricane Irma partially destroyed his home on the British Virgin Islands.<p>Donald Trump, who has previously denied climate change, has planned to withdraw from the Paris climate change agreement, which aims to reduce the impact of global …

British Virgin Islands

Richard Branson’s Necker Island hit by second hurricane in two weeks

Richard Branson’s private Necker Island has been struck by Maria – the second hurricane to affect the island in two weeks.<p>Although the British Virgin …

Weather

Here's What Richard Branson, Oprah, and Jeff Bezos Would Do Differently If They Could Go Back in Time

What advice would you offer yourself?<p>What advice would you give to your younger self? Successful entrepreneurs spend some time reflecting on their past and thinking about the future. Here's what Richard Branson, Oprah, and Jeff Bezos shared.<p>"Screw it. Get on and do it" was Richard Branson's call to …

Success

Leadership Levers: Two Powerful Tools For Initiating Change

Shutterstock<p>What one change, if you made it and were able to stick to it long term, would have the greatest potential to positively impact your professional success?<p>Having asked this question of thousands of senior-level leaders, I know the answer is often a personal one: eat better, walk more, …

Leadership

Synergy Global Forum Tickets on Sale Now

Learn all about the innovative event, and use our exclusive promo code to get 30 percent off tickets.<p>Synergy Global Forum is coming to the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Oct. 27 to 28. This is a must-attend business and networking event where attendees will hear from 12 global …

Success

Four ways to dream big from Virgin founder Richard Branson

Many successful business ideas have been born from big ideas, and Richard Branson’s Virgin Airlines is no exception, with the famous businessman …

Success

Exclusive: Richard Branson setting up green energy fund to rebuild Caribbean

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British billionaire Richard Branson said on Tuesday he is in talks to set up a fund to help Caribbean nations recently ravaged by Hurricane Irma replace wrecked fossil fuel-dependent utilities with low-carbon renewable energy sources.<p>The British business …

British Virgin Islands

'Forbes' Touts Centennial Magazine Issue

In a tough media environment, it’s a feat when a magazine turns 100.<p><i>Forbes</i> today unveiled its special centennial issue, with essays, lessons and …

Advertising Industry

Richard Branson: Hurricanes are the 'start of things to come'

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Virgin Group founder Richard Branson rode out Hurricane Irma in his wine cellar on his private island in the British Virgin Islands.<p>Tuesday, as many of the same islands braced for the impact of Hurricane Maria, he appeared on CNN's "New Day" with a message: "Climate change is real."<p>…

News (U.S.)

Sir Richard Branson calls for 'Marshall Plan' for British Virgin Islands in wake of hurricanes Maria and Irma

• <b>Hurricane Maria: latest updates</b><p>Sir Richard Branson has called for a "Marshall Plan" to rebuild the British Virgin Islands in the wake of the devastation of Hurricane Irma and fears of further damage by Hurricane Maria.<p>The Virgin Group founder, who is currently in New York to push for greater action …

British Virgin Islands

6 Famous Entrepreneurs Who Show How Your Personal Brand Powers Deal Flow

Your personal brand reflects more than what people think of your product or service, it's what they think of you, and will determine what your business will really be worth in the end.<p>Your personal brand is your calling card for attracting like-minded people who will believe in your message. …

Success

Hurricane Irma leaves UK’s Caribbean tax havens relying on volunteers

Vulnerable ‘wealthy’ islands are struggling to restore sanitation and power and say they need more aid<p>Heavy rainfall, mosquito infestations and flooding are bringing fresh misery to beleaguered survivors of Hurricane Irma, a week on from the storm which brought devastation to the Caribbean last …

Hurricane Irma

Sir Richard Branson Teams Up With Kate Winslet For Hurricane Relief

Branson's recovery effort will even have all overhead costs covered by his organization.<p>We can’t help but mentally link Kate Winslet to disasters …

Kate Winslet

4 Ways to Figure Out If Who You're Hiring Is a 'Good Person'

Keep these things in mind when you're interviewing a job candidate.<p>What's the No. 1 thing you should look for in a new hire?<p>Two of the most successful living entrepreneurs have the exact same answer to this question: Look for someone who is a good person.<p>Really, that's it?<p>Yes, both Richard Branson, …

Recruitment

From pressure to profit: Lessons from a latent entrepreneur

<b>Are entrepreneurs born or made? High-flying Cape-based entrepreneur Muriel Jansen suggests that it may be a bit of both, having put her years of</b> …

Business (South Africa)

Demanding Climate Justice in the Wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma - Truthdig: Expert Reporting, Current News, Provocative Columnists

As the floodwaters from two devastating back-to-back hurricanes recede in Texas, Puerto Rico, Florida, Louisiana, Georgia, South Carolina and several …

Climate

After People Publicly Wish For Irma To Wipe Out Trump's Caribbean Home - Look What Happens To It...

Advertisement - story continues below<p>President Donald Trump’s estate on the Caribbean island of St. Martin survived Hurricane Irma nearly unscathed, …

Conservative View

Bill Gates, Richard Branson, And Arianna Huffington Do This 1 Thing To Be More Productive

And this one thing is not waking up everyday at four in the morning.<p>What do Mashable CEO Pete Cashmore, Huffington Post Founder Arianna Huffington, and Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff have in common?<p>They're incredibly intentional about how they spend their weekends.<p>Don't worry. I'm not about to sell you …

Success

Royal Marines hunt ‘feral’ British Virgin Islands prisoners

Dozens of high-security prisoners are roaming free on the British Virgin Islands, and expats have begun carrying knives, claiming “everyone’s turned …

British Virgin Islands

Richard Branson's Secrets on Public Speaking -You Need to Know

Give more to audience than they have the right to expect.<p>I recently heard Richard Branson say how much he hates public speaking. I have to admit I was more than a little surprised, because I constantly see him out and about on the speaking circuit. Along with his feelings, he shared some of the …

Public Speaking

Life Lessons from Richard Branson

from Richard Branson<p>Life<br>Lessons<p>from Richard Branson<p>Life Lessons<p>from Richard Branson<p>As the man who built a global empire from a modest mail-order …

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Richard Branson's luxury island 'uninhabitable' after Hurricane Irma

The humans are OK, but what about all those exotic animals?<p>Richard Branson’s party island got rocked by a decidedly unexpected visitor last …

Hurricane Irma

Richard Branson Has a Plan to Help the Caribbean Recover After Hurricane Irma

The destruction to the Caribbean caused by Hurricane Irma is nothing short of catastrophic. Damage caused by the massive storm will cost an estimated …

Travel

Sir Richard Branson to touch down in Nashville - Nashville Business Journal

Sir Richard Branson will be in Nashville next week for the groundbreaking of forthcoming… more<p>Jock Fistick<p>Dust off your jacket: Virgin Group Ltd. …

Success

Sir Richard Branson Calls On U.S. And U.K. Government To Aid Caribbean After Hurricane

Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder, continues to survey the devastation that Hurricane Irma brought to the Caribbean, and particularly to the …

Caribbean

UK to provide further £25m aid to Hurricane Irma-hit BVI and Anguilla

Theresa May announces additional funds after Boris Johnson visit to devastated British overseas territories and shakes off criticism of lacklustre response<p>The UK is to provide a further £25m aid to the hurricane-wrecked British overseas territories of Anguilla and the British Virgin Islands. …

Hurricane Irma

Richard Branson’s new book tells tales of Kate Moss dancing on tables

Richard Branson’s Necker Island paradise has been devastated by Hurricane Irma.<p>But in his upcoming book, “Finding My Virginity,” the mogul reveals …

Kate Moss

Tagging fake news on Facebook may make no difference—and could even backfire

In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, Facebook has implemented a number of initiatives to try to give users more confidence that what they’re reading is real. But a new study by researchers at Yale finds that users are only marginally more likely to understand that a story tagged as “fake …

Fake News

Never forget Frankie Boyle's epic putdown of Richard Branson

Richard Branson has been tweeting about his concerns for the environment in the wake of Hurricane Irma and reckons man-made climate change is to …

British Humour

Alibaba’s Ma Channels Michael Jackson for Birthday | Investopedia

Alibaba Group (BABA) wants to be the world’s fifth-largest economy and channeled pop star Michael Jackson to highlight its ambition and to celebrate …

Jack Ma