Listen more than you talk. Nobody learned anything by hearing themselves speak.
More quotes by Richard Branson
Ridiculous yachts and private planes and big limousines won’t make people enjoy life more, and it sends out terrible messages to the people who work for them. It would be so much better if that money was spent in Africa – and it’s about getting a balance.
It is only by being bold that you get anywhere. If you are a risk-taker, then the art is to protect the downside.
My philosophy is that if I have any money I invest it in new ventures and not have it sitting around.
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
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.
The best reason to start an organization is to make meaning; to create a product or service to make the world a better place.
Entrepreneurs are always taking feedback, especially from their customers, bankers, workers, and sales force. Without straightforward feedback, entrepreneurs cannot make sound decisions.
The relationship between a manufacturer and his advertising agency is almost as intimate as the relationship between a patient and his doctor. Make sure that you can life happily with your prospective client before you accept his account.