You don’t learn to walk by following rules, you learn by doing and by falling over.
More quotes by Richard Branson
It’s all too easy to miss out on the important moments in life because you’re too busy staring at your phone.
Nobody’s ever called me Sir Richard. Occasionally in America, I hear people saying Sir Richard and think there’s some Shakespearean play taking place. But nowhere else anyway.
I never get the accountants in before I start up a business. It’s done on gut feeling, especially if I can see that they are taking the mickey out of the consumer.
They encouraged me to always look for the good in people instead of assuming the worst and trying to find fault.
More quotes about Business
There is a time and place for all things to be successful. There is fate and destiny and opportunity, and you need all three things in line at the same time.
My advice to budding property developers: do it on the cheap and youll get a cheap price. Dont avoid putting in skirting just because its hidden by a sofa.
People in the beauty community don’t like copycats, so I think it’s important to stay true to who you are and people will stay your customer.
The thought in my mind was that I must be a good merchant. If I were a good merchant, the rest would probably take care of itself.
You can’t tell me you can make any system or country work with low wages and high prices, and high wages with high prices don’t mean anything when the prices eat up the wages and don’t leave anything over.
Hire people who are better than you are, then leave them to get on with it. Look for people who will aim for the remarkable, who will not settle for the routine.
On Beverly Hills we paid too much. One hundred per cent, we did over-pay. We didn’t do our research properly.
Profits made out of the distress of the people are always much smaller than profits made out of the most lavish service of the people at the lowest prices that competent management can make possible.