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express
Remain campaign ‘hoodwinking’ voters with pro-EU propaganda masked as postal vote factsis pretty disgusting that they should be targeted in this way." The double-sid
Remain campaign ‘hoodwinking’ voters with pro-EU propaganda masked as postal vote facts
express / Posted 4 minutes ago
is pretty disgusting that they should be targeted in this way." The double-sided A5 leaflet features comments from pro-EU Richard Branson, financial expert Martin Lewis and businesswoman Karren Brady. Farage: Project Fear has become Project... Read more
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Red Herring
WiFi Company eero Grabs $50m Funding Round — Red Herringinvestment, with participation from existing investors, which include the likes
WiFi Company eero Grabs $50m Funding Round — Red Herring
Red Herring / Posted 2 hours ago
investment, with participation from existing investors, which include the likes of Andreessen Horowitz, Valar Ventures and Richard Branson. The latest funding values Transferwise at $1.1 billion. The company has now raised $117 million since its... Read more
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Greenwich Time
5 Ways to Become a Master Storytellerfor Virgin Management for five years, during which I was exposed first hand to
5 Ways to Become a Master Storyteller
Greenwich Time / Posted 3 hours ago
for Virgin Management for five years, during which I was exposed first hand to the power of the twist. Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson is the king of twisting. Branson was originally a record company executive in the 1970s with absolutely no... Read more
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The Courier
Cleverman: ABC's Indigenous superheroes in eerie dystopian drama starring Iain Glen and Frances O'ConnorJarrod Slade, a wealthy self-made businessman and CEO of Slade Industries, who
Cleverman: ABC's Indigenous superheroes in eerie dystopian drama starring Iain Glen and Frances O'Connor
The Courier / Posted 3 hours ago
Jarrod Slade, a wealthy self-made businessman and CEO of Slade Industries, who is an educated and approachable type (think Richard Branson), who appears to want to help the Hairies but may have an ulterior motive. Iain Glen, as Jarrod Slade, and... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Cleverman: ABC's Indigenous superheroes in eerie dystopian drama starring Iain Glen and Frances O'ConnorJarrod Slade, a wealthy self-made businessman and CEO of Slade Industries, who
Cleverman: ABC's Indigenous superheroes in eerie dystopian drama starring Iain Glen and Frances O'Connor
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 hours ago
Jarrod Slade, a wealthy self-made businessman and CEO of Slade Industries, who is an educated and approachable type (think Richard Branson), who appears to want to help the Hairies but may have an ulterior motive. Iain Glen, as Jarrod Slade, and... Read more
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The Young Witness
Cleverman: ABC's Indigenous superheroes in eerie dystopian drama starring Iain Glen and Frances O'ConnorJarrod Slade, a wealthy self-made businessman and CEO of Slade Industries, who
Cleverman: ABC's Indigenous superheroes in eerie dystopian drama starring Iain Glen and Frances O'Connor
The Young Witness / Posted 4 hours ago
Jarrod Slade, a wealthy self-made businessman and CEO of Slade Industries, who is an educated and approachable type (think Richard Branson), who appears to want to help the Hairies but may have an ulterior motive. Iain Glen, as Jarrod Slade, and... Read more
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Western Advocate
Cleverman: ABC's Indigenous superheroes in eerie dystopian drama starring Iain Glen and Frances O'ConnorJarrod Slade, a wealthy self-made businessman and CEO of Slade Industries, who
Cleverman: ABC's Indigenous superheroes in eerie dystopian drama starring Iain Glen and Frances O'Connor
Western Advocate / Posted 4 hours ago
Jarrod Slade, a wealthy self-made businessman and CEO of Slade Industries, who is an educated and approachable type (think Richard Branson), who appears to want to help the Hairies but may have an ulterior motive. Iain Glen, as Jarrod Slade, and... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Cleverman: ABC's Indigenous superheroes in eerie dystopian drama starring Iain Glen and Frances O'ConnorJarrod Slade, a wealthy self-made businessman and CEO of Slade Industries, who
Cleverman: ABC's Indigenous superheroes in eerie dystopian drama starring Iain Glen and Frances O'Connor
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 hours ago
Jarrod Slade, a wealthy self-made businessman and CEO of Slade Industries, who is an educated and approachable type (think Richard Branson), who appears to want to help the Hairies but may have an ulterior motive. Iain Glen, as Jarrod Slade, and... Read more
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Manning River Times
Cleverman: ABC's Indigenous superheroes in eerie dystopian drama starring Iain Glen and Frances O'ConnorJarrod Slade, a wealthy self-made businessman and CEO of Slade Industries, who
Cleverman: ABC's Indigenous superheroes in eerie dystopian drama starring Iain Glen and Frances O'Connor
Manning River Times / Posted 4 hours ago
Jarrod Slade, a wealthy self-made businessman and CEO of Slade Industries, who is an educated and approachable type (think Richard Branson), who appears to want to help the Hairies but may have an ulterior motive. Iain Glen, as Jarrod Slade, and... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Cleverman: ABC's Indigenous superheroes in eerie dystopian drama starring Iain Glen and Frances O'ConnorJarrod Slade, a wealthy self-made businessman and CEO of Slade Industries, who
Cleverman: ABC's Indigenous superheroes in eerie dystopian drama starring Iain Glen and Frances O'Connor
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 4 hours ago
Jarrod Slade, a wealthy self-made businessman and CEO of Slade Industries, who is an educated and approachable type (think Richard Branson), who appears to want to help the Hairies but may have an ulterior motive. Iain Glen, as Jarrod Slade, and... Read more
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The North West Star
Cleverman: ABC's Indigenous superheroes in eerie dystopian drama starring Iain Glen and Frances O'ConnorJarrod Slade, a wealthy self-made businessman and CEO of Slade Industries, who
Cleverman: ABC's Indigenous superheroes in eerie dystopian drama starring Iain Glen and Frances O'Connor
The North West Star / Posted 4 hours ago
Jarrod Slade, a wealthy self-made businessman and CEO of Slade Industries, who is an educated and approachable type (think Richard Branson), who appears to want to help the Hairies but may have an ulterior motive. Iain Glen, as Jarrod Slade, and... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Cleverman: ABC's Indigenous superheroes in eerie dystopian drama starring Iain Glen and Frances O'ConnorJarrod Slade, a wealthy self-made businessman and CEO of Slade Industries, who
Cleverman: ABC's Indigenous superheroes in eerie dystopian drama starring Iain Glen and Frances O'Connor
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 hours ago
Jarrod Slade, a wealthy self-made businessman and CEO of Slade Industries, who is an educated and approachable type (think Richard Branson), who appears to want to help the Hairies but may have an ulterior motive. Iain Glen, as Jarrod Slade, and... Read more
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The Border Mail
Cleverman: ABC's Indigenous superheroes in eerie dystopian drama starring Iain Glen and Frances O'ConnorJarrod Slade, a wealthy self-made businessman and CEO of Slade Industries, who
Cleverman: ABC's Indigenous superheroes in eerie dystopian drama starring Iain Glen and Frances O'Connor
The Border Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
Jarrod Slade, a wealthy self-made businessman and CEO of Slade Industries, who is an educated and approachable type (think Richard Branson), who appears to want to help the Hairies but may have an ulterior motive. Iain Glen, as Jarrod Slade, and... Read more
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The News-Times
5 Ways to Become a Master Storytellerfor Virgin Management for five years, during which I was exposed first hand to
5 Ways to Become a Master Storyteller
The News-Times / Posted 5 hours ago
for Virgin Management for five years, during which I was exposed first hand to the power of the twist. Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson is the king of twisting. Branson was originally a record company executive in the 1970s with absolutely no... Read more
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TechCrunch
Money transfer company TransferWise raises further $26M at $1.1B valuationinto future growth. The company, whose backers also include Andreessen Horowit
Money transfer company TransferWise raises further $26M at $1.1B valuation
TechCrunch / Posted 6 hours ago
into future growth. The company, whose backers also include Andreessen Horowitz, Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures and Sir Richard Branson, now employs over 600 members of staff in offices in the U.K., Europe and the U.S., leading me to ask the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Captain America or Iron Man -- who will you be in the workplace?Men tend to earn money faster and are more individual- and finance-focused. Cap
Captain America or Iron Man -- who will you be in the workplace?
Boston Globe / Posted 7 hours ago
Men tend to earn money faster and are more individual- and finance-focused. Capitalists like Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, Richard Branson, and Sheryl Sandberg believe that innovation drives progress, and that pushing the boundaries of product... Read more
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Pilipino Star
UK billionaire Richard Branson urges businesses to fight corruptionto bribe public officials. I think if every business leader does that, then pub
UK billionaire Richard Branson urges businesses to fight corruption
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 hours ago
to bribe public officials. I think if every business leader does that, then public official will not ask for bribes," said Richard Branson, founder and chair of the British firm Virgin Group. "Businesses are in a position of putting it right. This... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Branson says no to death penalty, urges new admin to think twiceVirgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson, right, with his daughter, Holly Brans
Branson says no to death penalty, urges new admin to think twice
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 hours ago
Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson, right, with his daughter, Holly Branson, tour the grounds of the Los Angeles Amity Foundation with its vice president, Mark Faucette, middle, in Los Angeles on Nov. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Damian... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
PrintNZ Forum Speakers Enlighten DelegatesMurphy Racing, while the real estate business was also launched.Taking inspirat
PrintNZ Forum Speakers Enlighten Delegates
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 hours ago
Murphy Racing, while the real estate business was also launched.Taking inspiration and mentorship from Michael Hill and Richard Branson, whom he considers friends, Mr Pero now prioritises family, spending time at his landholdings in Rarotonga... Read more
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Christian Today
Desmond Tutu's daughter gives up Church ministry after same-sex marriagein the Netherlands in December. Both are divorced. Archbishop Tutu attended a
Desmond Tutu's daughter gives up Church ministry after same-sex marriage
Christian Today / Posted yesterday
in the Netherlands in December. Both are divorced. Archbishop Tutu attended a second ceremony at a vineyard owned by Sir Richard Branson in South Africa at which he was permitted to give a "father's blessing" to their union. The former Archbishop... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Desmond Tutu's daughter leaves clergy after marrying female partnerin December. The couple – both of whom are divorced and have children – held a
Desmond Tutu's daughter leaves clergy after marrying female partner
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
in December. The couple – both of whom are divorced and have children – held a second ceremony at a vineyard owned by Richard Branson in Franschhoek this month. Desmond Tutu, the former Anglican archbishop of Cape Town, who won global respect... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Bikini businesswoman skillfully handles outraged LinkedIn communityShe now has her own follow button, and her posts generate almost as much engage
Bikini businesswoman skillfully handles outraged LinkedIn community
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
She now has her own follow button, and her posts generate almost as much engagement as well-known business leaders like Sir Richard Branson and Bill Gates. Had Galek reacted with anger or rage at LinkedIn or her critics, the response would likely... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Rebecca Hansen needs your voteswoman is on tenterhooks as she waits to see if she has made it through a compet
Rebecca Hansen needs your votes
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
woman is on tenterhooks as she waits to see if she has made it through a competition to get support from entrepreneur Richard Branson. Rebecca Hanson, a former secondary school maths teacher, launched her own business, Authentic Maths, in... Read more
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NJ Biz
Liberty Science Center awards gala mixes genius, humor and big buckshunter Jack Horner and the “Mother of Mindfulness,” Ellen Langer, joined an eli
Liberty Science Center awards gala mixes genius, humor and big bucks
NJ Biz / Posted 2 days ago
hunter Jack Horner and the “Mother of Mindfulness,” Ellen Langer, joined an elite group of honorees that has included Sir Richard Branson, Garry Kasparov, Jane Goodall and Jeff Bezos in the past. This year's honorees, as well as Liberty Science... Read more
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International Business Times
Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Active gym chain to invest £150m to increase its presence in South East Asia Virgin Active, the gym chain in which Sir Richard Branson continues to hold a 2
Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Active gym chain to invest £150m to increase its presence in South East Asia
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
Virgin Active, the gym chain in which Sir Richard Branson continues to hold a 20% stake, is planning to expand its presence in South East Asia. It plans to invest £150m (€194.37m, $217.85m) to open about 30 new gyms across the region. Of these,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The true cost of flying revealedIt turns out airlines don't really make that much money. Photo / Getty Images
The true cost of flying revealed
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
It turns out airlines don't really make that much money. Photo / Getty Images Sir Richard Branson once said, "if you want to be a millionaire, start with a billion dollars and launch a new airline.' He's far from the first business-savy person to... Read more
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LLRX.com
Journalism Resources on the Internet 2016personalities: Illustrated interview concept - sketches as interview noteshttp:
Journalism Resources on the Internet 2016
LLRX.com / Posted 2 days ago
personalities: Illustrated interview concept - sketches as interview noteshttp://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/12/t-magazine/richard-branson-illustrated-interview.htmlInvestigateIX Search Engine - Empowering Investigative Journalism To Secure Search... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Ordinary people who do extraordinarily good deeds: 'It's just my job'an online betting business and then he branched out into an online branding bus
Ordinary people who do extraordinarily good deeds: 'It's just my job'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
an online betting business and then he branched out into an online branding business. He made enough money that when Richard Branson asked him to spend a year of his life heading an organisation called The B Team, designed to help business do... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Ordinary people who do extraordinarily good deeds: 'It's just my job'an online betting business and then he branched out into an online branding bus
Ordinary people who do extraordinarily good deeds: 'It's just my job'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
an online betting business and then he branched out into an online branding business. He made enough money that when Richard Branson asked him to spend a year of his life heading an organisation called The B Team, designed to help business do... Read more
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Daily Mail
Prince Andrew, a secret deal and a disturbing conflict of interestsindoor swimming pool, sauna, sun terrace, boot-room, bar and opulent entertaini
Prince Andrew, a secret deal and a disturbing conflict of interests
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
indoor swimming pool, sauna, sun terrace, boot-room, bar and opulent entertaining area. Neighbouring homes are owned by Sir Richard Branson, the singer James Blunt and a host of ski-loving billionaires. Little wonder that visiting members of the... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Help gym owner provide fitness classes for cancer patientsbut also in the return to feeling as normal as possible too." To progress to t
Help gym owner provide fitness classes for cancer patients
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 5 days ago
but also in the return to feeling as normal as possible too." To progress to the next stage of the competition, Tori needs public votes by Tuesday, May 23. If she gets through, Tori could get the chance to pitch her idea to Sir Richard... Read more
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PhysOrg
Aerospace giants are taking aim at emerging upstartsthe battle between traditional aerospace giants and upstart companies backed by
Aerospace giants are taking aim at emerging upstarts
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
the battle between traditional aerospace giants and upstart companies backed by tech billionaires Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson is increasingly shifting to Congress. Both sides have boosted their spending on Washington lobbying and are... Read more
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Evening Standard
London mums create app to tackle boredom and lonelinessthose important friendships. “It’s about having fun and making mums happy, whi
London mums create app to tackle boredom and loneliness
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
those important friendships. “It’s about having fun and making mums happy, which makes kids happy.” The women have entered the Virgin Media Business Voom 2016 competition with hopes of reaching the final for a chance to pitch to Sir Richard Brans... Read more
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Online Recruitment
Can People Ever Really be Happy at Work?separation or work life balance, our whole thing is about work life integration
Can People Ever Really be Happy at Work?
Online Recruitment / Posted 5 days ago
separation or work life balance, our whole thing is about work life integration … because it’s just life.” And similarly, Richard Branson provided his perspective when he said, “I don’t think of work as work and play as play. It’s all... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong’s gift to BransonAdvantage Wollongong is showing Sir Richard Branson how good the City of Innova
Wollongong’s gift to Branson
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
Advantage Wollongong is showing Sir Richard Branson how good the City of Innovation is when Wollongong becomes the first regional city to exhibit at the World Business Forum in Sydney. Loving the Gong: Donatella D'Amico and Lisa Burling are hoping... Read more
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The Irish Times
Top 1000: Why Dublin is the ‘Googliest’ part of Googleout how we can reinvent the brand, and make it less toxic. Management theories
Top 1000: Why Dublin is the ‘Googliest’ part of Google
The Irish Times / Posted 5 days ago
out how we can reinvent the brand, and make it less toxic. Management theories that matter There is a quote ascribed to Richard Branson. “Clients don’t come first, people do. Look after your people and they will look after the clients.” I... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Behind Every Successful Entrepreneurto mean that the important role played by the spouse of business icons such as
Behind Every Successful Entrepreneur
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
to mean that the important role played by the spouse of business icons such as Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Richard Branson, Harold Pupkewitz, Navin Morar and Rehoboth's Land Benade are conveniently forgotten. On the contrary, the... Read more
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Evening Standard
This new mood tracker app is 'a therapist in your pocket'lecturer, and they are entering it into the Virgin Media Business Voom competit
This new mood tracker app is 'a therapist in your pocket'
Evening Standard / Posted 6 days ago
lecturer, and they are entering it into the Virgin Media Business Voom competition where the prize is a chance to pitch to Richard Branson and a share of £1 million. Mental Snapp draws on Chamberlain’s medical history. She had her first manic... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Sydney to London in two hours? It's possible, researchers saybe able to do that but how that actually happens is more of a commercial activi
Sydney to London in two hours? It's possible, researchers say
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
be able to do that but how that actually happens is more of a commercial activity. So that's going to need somebody like Richard Branson or a big company like Boeing to step in and say 'we have the technology, now we're going to make this into a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Kate Winslet is hellbent on keeping her husband's naughty past secretto use the law to try to gag media Wealthy, extrovert and with ‘buckets of the
Kate Winslet is hellbent on keeping her husband's naughty past secret
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
to use the law to try to gag media Wealthy, extrovert and with ‘buckets of the Branson charm’, Ned Rocknroll, Sir Richard Branson’s nephew, is currently to be found playing house-husband to actress Kate Winslet in a beach-front pile in... Read more
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The Christian Post
Sunday Adelaja, Pastor of Europe's Third Largest Church, Under Fire After Confessing to Multiple Affairswith a number of influential world leaders, pastors and entraprenuers such form
Sunday Adelaja, Pastor of Europe's Third Largest Church, Under Fire After Confessing to Multiple Affairs
The Christian Post / Posted 6 days ago
with a number of influential world leaders, pastors and entraprenuers such former President Bill Clinton, actor Mel Gibson, Richard Branson and Bishop T.D. Jakes. After being dogged for months by rumors regarding his behavior, Adelaja finally... Read more
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Daily Mail
The story of Kate Winslet's husband you're not allowed to readTrump insists he WILL have... Share this article Lawyers for Mr Rocknroll, wh
The story of Kate Winslet's husband you're not allowed to read
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Trump insists he WILL have... Share this article Lawyers for Mr Rocknroll, who is the nephew of billionaire tycoon Richard Branson, said the snaps showed him indulging in ‘silly schoolboy antics’ when they demanded an injunction three years... Read more
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Business Wire
Diversified Communications UK: office* Show Announces the Results of National PA Survey 2016has received a pay increase for this extra work. If you could work for anyone
Diversified Communications UK: office* Show Announces the Results of National PA Survey 2016
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
has received a pay increase for this extra work. If you could work for anyone as a PA, who would it be? Entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, always proves rather popular in surveys. Among others, he’s been voted most... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hold Your Tongue - Let Me Wailfederation who have gotten tired of fasting and praying for their salaries to b
Hold Your Tongue - Let Me Wail
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
federation who have gotten tired of fasting and praying for their salaries to be paid. Why should I trust a man who is not Richard Branson, asks me to tighten my belt but keeps eleven presidential jets and draws dollar allowances each time he... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
5 Ways a CEO Can Build a Culture of TrustDon’t have all the answers. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You l
5 Ways a CEO Can Build a Culture of Trust
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
Don’t have all the answers. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.” -- Sir Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin Group As stated in the point above, failures need not be seen as failures, but rather as... Read more
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Connecticut Post
5 Ways a CEO Can Build a Culture of TrustDon’t have all the answers. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You l
5 Ways a CEO Can Build a Culture of Trust
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
Don’t have all the answers. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.” -- Sir Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin Group As stated in the point above, failures need not be seen as failures, but rather as... Read more
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Greenwich Time
5 Ways a CEO Can Build a Culture of TrustDon’t have all the answers. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You l
5 Ways a CEO Can Build a Culture of Trust
Greenwich Time / Posted 7 days ago
Don’t have all the answers. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.” -- Sir Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin Group As stated in the point above, failures need not be seen as failures, but rather as... Read more
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The News-Times
5 Ways a CEO Can Build a Culture of TrustDon’t have all the answers. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You l
5 Ways a CEO Can Build a Culture of Trust
The News-Times / Posted 7 days ago
Don’t have all the answers. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.” -- Sir Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin Group As stated in the point above, failures need not be seen as failures, but rather as... Read more
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Evening Standard
Row over ban on running semi-naked photos of Kate Winslet's husbanda farcical situation. If people don’t want to be embarrassed about something, d
Row over ban on running semi-naked photos of Kate Winslet's husband
Evening Standard / Posted 7 days ago
a farcical situation. If people don’t want to be embarrassed about something, don’t do it.” Rocknroll, 38, the nephew of Richard Branson, has spent years trying to suppress the “embarrassing” images taken in 2010 at a friend’s party. The High... Read more
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PR.com
The University of Love Needs Your Vote in Richard Branson�s Voom Competition Groundbreaking university taught by experts from around the world aims to bri
The University of Love Needs Your Vote in Richard Branson�s Voom Competition
PR.com / Posted 7 days ago
Groundbreaking university taught by experts from around the world aims to bridge the gap of knowledge and awareness between genders in order to achieve inner peace and... Read more
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