Richard Branson is the man behind the Virgin brand, one of the world’s richest and very successful individuals. Barbadians know him well because he spends a lot of time here on the island. How many people know that he had to overcome the challenge of being dyslexic?
Truly an inspirational story!
Sit back and turn up your speakers and listen to a man that BU truly admire.
About this Talk
When Richard Branson was at school, his headmaster predicted he would wind up either a millionaire or in jail. Since then, he’s done both. Here he talks to TED’s Chris Anderson about the ups and the downs of his career, from his multibillionaire success to his multiple near-death experiences, from Virgin’s line of spacecraft to the failure of the Virgin condom. He also reveals some of his (very surprising) motivations.
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