We, we – as I say, we go in and shake up other industries and I think, you know, we do it differently and I think that industries are not quite the same as a result of Virgin attacking the market.
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It is only by being bold that you get anywhere. If you are a risk-taker, then the art is to protect the downside.
The music industry is a strange combination of having real and intangible assets: pop bands are brand names in themselves, and at a given stage in their careers their name alone can practically gaurantee hit records.
Well, I think that there’s a very thin dividing line between success and failure. And I think if you start a business without financial backing, you’re likely to go the wrong side of that dividing line.
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Should I give up my career at this point in my life and put all my marbles in Laura’s [Nyro] basket?
Fairs and public displays are the best means we have yet found of showing large numbers of people the real methods of industry.
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Many manufacturers secretly question whether advertising really sells their product, but are vaguely afraid that their competitors might steal a march on them if they stopped.
My mother was an entrepreneur She found being on relief humiliating. She built this business from scratch In 1951 my mother opened this store
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