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Daily Mirror
Partially-sighted man 'forced to spend entire train journey on floor'nowhere to go. If you’ve got a push bike you’re all right.” Roger posted about
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 hours ago
nowhere to go. If you’ve got a push bike you’re all right.” Roger posted about his experience on Facebook: “This is how Richard Branson transports registered blind people and guide dogs on his trains. “Forced to sit on the floor because the... Read more
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metro
Blind man forced to sit on Virgin train floor as no one gave up disabled seatspeople don’t do it. Very few people will get up for you.’ Roger posted about h
metro / Posted 13 hours ago
people don’t do it. Very few people will get up for you.’ Roger posted about his experience on Facebook: ‘This is how Richard Branson transports registered blind people and guide dogs on his trains.Customer found wire from scouring pad in... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Richard Branson's newest space venture just got hired by the Pentagon for a test launchThe Pentagon is hiring Richard Branson to launch satellites to orbit. His Virg
Northwest Herald / Posted yesterday
The Pentagon is hiring Richard Branson to launch satellites to orbit. His Virgin Orbit space company announced Thursday that it had won its first military contract: a demonstration flight that would carry “technology demonstration satellites” for... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The Pentagon just hired Richard Branson’s newest space ventureThe Pentagon is hiring Richard Branson to launch satellites to orbit. His Virg
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
The Pentagon is hiring Richard Branson to launch satellites to orbit. His Virgin Orbit space company announced Thursday it had won its first military contract: a demonstration flight that would carry “technology demonstration satellites” for the Air... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Why unlimited vacation means more time in the officenot seem that long ago that boundless time off was a novelty promised by the li
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
not seem that long ago that boundless time off was a novelty promised by the likes of Netflix, LinkedIn itself and Virgin’s Richard Branson, who said he got the idea from Netflix. Now it is being offered by law firms in London, loan companies in... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
'New Concorde' could fly by next yearsaid that Boom had already received 76 orders for its passenger plane from five
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
said that Boom had already received 76 orders for its passenger plane from five unnamed airlines. Backed by Virgin tycoon Richard Branson, the 'Baby Boom' jet could usher in a new era of affordable supersonic travel. It hit headlines earlier this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Statement On the Cabinet Meeting of 15 November 20172017, in which the Minister of Small Business Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu, hos
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
2017, in which the Minister of Small Business Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu, hosted World entrepreneurship luminary, Sir Richard Branson. The campus is the first one opened by the Global Entrepreneurship Network - offering direct and virtual... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
New supersonic aircraft could be flying as soon as next yearThe ultimate goal is to make supersonic affordable for anyone who flies." Boom
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
The ultimate goal is to make supersonic affordable for anyone who flies." Boom Supersonic has had a helping hand from Sir Richard Branson. Virgin Atlantic has an option for 10 of the aircraft, while Virgin Galactic, the company's space-travel... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Virgin Trains staff in 'massive' vote for strike action in pay rowWe will not accept our members being dealt with less favourably than others. “
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
We will not accept our members being dealt with less favourably than others. “The message needs to get through to Sir Richard Branson on his luxury island retreat in the sunshine that those who are financing his lifestyle through their hard... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Virgin rail workers on Manchester-London route vote to strikeWe will not accept our members being dealt with less favourably than others. “
Manchester Evening News / Posted yesterday
We will not accept our members being dealt with less favourably than others. “The message needs to get through to Sir Richard Branson on his luxury island retreat in the sunshine that those who are financing his lifestyle through their hard... Read more
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Mashable
Faux Hyperloop company has a plan for super-fast transport without any vacuum tubesafter co-founder Brogan BamBrogan split from another hyperloop company, Hyperlo
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
after co-founder Brogan BamBrogan split from another hyperloop company, Hyperloop One (now Virgin Hyperloop One after Sir Richard Branson took a financial interest). The eccentric former SpaceX engineer brought a messy lawsuit against his former... Read more
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WA Today
'About more than making money': The corporate crusaders for same-sex marriageof same-sex marriage had been pressured by the 'no' campaigners. (By the way,
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
of same-sex marriage had been pressured by the 'no' campaigners. (By the way, Virgin and in particular its founder Richard Branson also supported the 'yes' campaign, so domestic travellers who want to ban socially progressive airlines will... Read more
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Daily Record
Entrepreneur scoops £5000 award after winning Virgin Media competitioncrowned the Dundee winner of the Virgin Media Business Voom Pitch competition -
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
crowned the Dundee winner of the Virgin Media Business Voom Pitch competition - and he will get the chance to meet Sir Richard Branson as part of the victory. Michael’s Turtle Pack idea, which is a multi-functional swimming flotation device,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
World leaders take to Twitter to celebrate as Australia voted in favour of same-sex marriagesame-sex marriage. #MarriageEquality Also joining in to show their support wer
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
same-sex marriage. #MarriageEquality Also joining in to show their support were Apple CEO Tim Cook and Virgin boss Richard Branson. Along with the Sydney Opera House, the internet lit up with shades of rainbow. Your Love is valid Your... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
Twitter reacts to Australia's Yes vote for same-sex marriagelocal and international celebrities are taking to Twitter to express their deli
Business Insider Australia / Posted 3 days ago
local and international celebrities are taking to Twitter to express their delight with the victory. From Boy George to Richard Branson, Ian Thorpe and Ellen DeGeneres. Even Apple’s Tim Cook sent a congratulatory tweet — although failed in his... Read more
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Daily Mail
Boom Supersonic aircrafts will be heading to airports by 2025buses was...Just one Facebook 'like' is all it takes for advertisers to... Sha
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
buses was...Just one Facebook 'like' is all it takes for advertisers to... Share this article Backed by Virgin tycoon Richard Branson, the 'Baby Boom' jet could usher in a new era of affordable supersonic travel. It hit headlines earlier this... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Rebel Entertainment Co-Founder Debra Goldfarb Joins Gersh as Head of Nonscripted TVand produced by Michael Strahan), Lifetime’s Kim of Queens, TLC’s My 5 Wives an
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
and produced by Michael Strahan), Lifetime’s Kim of Queens, TLC’s My 5 Wives and Fox’s The Rebel Billionaire (featuring Sir Richard Branson). Goldfarb began her career nearly 30 years ago in the William Morris mailroom and rose to agent. After... Read more
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Daily Mail
Uber tycoon claims he's 'smear campaign' target after admitting arrestpart of a smear campaign against him. Shervin Pishevar, who has also invested
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
part of a smear campaign against him. Shervin Pishevar, who has also invested in Airbnb, and is a business partner of Sir Richard Branson, said he was arrested in May of this year, but swiftly released without charge. An injunction had been... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Bank Of America: This Is What $700 Quintillion Could Buy You Todaywith the Saudis signing a pact with Russia in 2015 for cooperation on space exp
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
with the Saudis signing a pact with Russia in 2015 for cooperation on space exploration. Abu Dhabi is an investor in Richard Branson's space tourism venture, Virgin Galactic. In addition to money, the Middle East also has geography on its... Read more
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International Business Times
Billionaire Bill Gates to donate $100m to fight tragedy of Alzheimer's Warren Buffett. The pledge asks billionaires to give away at least half of thei
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
Warren Buffett. The pledge asks billionaires to give away at least half of their wealth to charity. Tim Cook, Elon Musk and Richard Branson are among 158 individuals who have signed the Giving Pledge. Gates has not yet identified where he will... Read more
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Eye Witness News
[LISTEN] Richard Branson’s entrepreneurial journey Although he stumbled upon being an entrepreneur, Sir Richard Branson is now k
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
Although he stumbled upon being an entrepreneur, Sir Richard Branson is now known as the founder of the Virgin Group, which comprises of 400 companies. The founder of Virgin Group Richard Branson.... Read more
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WA Today
Sydney paparazzo, 20, given second airline banserious security flaws in the airline's system and posted them to his Instagram
WA Today / Posted 6 days ago
serious security flaws in the airline's system and posted them to his Instagram. Jayden Seyfarth with Virgin Group owner Richard Branson two years ago after Seyfarth printed Branson's business class ticket and had the billionaire sign it. Photo:... Read more
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Canberra Times
Sydney paparazzo, 20, given second airline banserious security flaws in the airline's system and posted them to his Instagram
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
serious security flaws in the airline's system and posted them to his Instagram. Jayden Seyfarth with Virgin Group owner Richard Branson two years ago after Seyfarth printed Branson's business class ticket and had the billionaire sign it. Photo:... Read more
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The Age
Sydney paparazzo, 20, given second airline banserious security flaws in the airline's system and posted them to his Instagram
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
serious security flaws in the airline's system and posted them to his Instagram. Jayden Seyfarth with Virgin Group owner Richard Branson two years ago after Seyfarth printed Branson's business class ticket and had the billionaire sign it. Photo:... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Sydney paparazzo, 20, given second airline banserious security flaws in the airline's system and posted them to his Instagram
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
serious security flaws in the airline's system and posted them to his Instagram. Jayden Seyfarth with Virgin Group owner Richard Branson two years ago after Seyfarth printed Branson's business class ticket and had the billionaire sign it. Photo:... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Richard Branson gives 22 on Sloane opening his blessing 22 on Sloane was opened to coincide with Global Entrepreneurship Week in Bran
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
22 on Sloane was opened to coincide with Global Entrepreneurship Week in Branston in Johannesburg. The 22 on Sloane offices in Bryanston, Johannesburg. Picture: facebook. JOHANNESBURG -... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Essex businessman hopes his Borrow a Boat online service will become the ‘Airbnb for boat charters’a career that so far has seen him hold the role of head of innovation and techn
Ipswich Star / Posted 7 days ago
a career that so far has seen him hold the role of head of innovation and technology at London Underground, and work with Richard Branson to bring renewable energy to remote islands in the Caribbean. In its first year, around 100 charter days... Read more
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birminghammail
The latest on plans for 670mph Hyperloop trains in the UKby Tesla boss Elon Musk, involves propelling passengers and freight in pods thr
birminghammail / Posted 7 days ago
by Tesla boss Elon Musk, involves propelling passengers and freight in pods through low pressure tubes at high speed. Sir Richard Branson, who invested in a Hyperloop firm last month, claimed it could enable people to travel between London and... Read more
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The Irish Times
Virgin Ireland’s top player ready to tackle RTÉ at sporthad acquired Virgin Media in the UK in 2013 and decided to use the same brand i
The Irish Times / Posted 8 days ago
had acquired Virgin Media in the UK in 2013 and decided to use the same brand in Ireland, which it has licensed from Richard Branson. Hanway admits that when he joined the business, the “company had been going backwards”. “The first year... Read more
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Daily Mail
Uber tycoon arrested at top London hotel on sex assault claimfounder Travis Kalanick Doing business: Pishavar co-founded Hyperloop One, and
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
founder Travis Kalanick Doing business: Pishavar co-founded Hyperloop One, and has recently teamed up with Virgin's Sir Richard Branson to brand it as Virgin-Hyperloop One Partying: Pishevar and his friend Travis Kalanick were photographed in... Read more
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John O'Groat Journal
Caithness tower is among UK's spookiestfive-star luxury retreat. It is now operated by Amazing Venues. Ackergill has
John O'Groat Journal / Posted 8 days ago
five-star luxury retreat. It is now operated by Amazing Venues. Ackergill has had an array of VIP visitors including Sir Richard Branson, Billy Connolly and Philip Schofield. Mr Schofield named it as one of the places he would spend his dream 24... Read more
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The Manila Times
Putting on a happy facethat they can be. Success is when I can see they are doing amazingly well and a
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
that they can be. Success is when I can see they are doing amazingly well and are successful in what they want to do. As Richard Branson said, “Train people well enough so they can leave, but treat them well enough so they don’t want... Read more
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NZCity
Helen Clark appointed to drug policy groupClark joins former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan, Nobel Peace Prize recipient
NZCity / Posted 9 days ago
Clark joins former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan, Nobel Peace Prize recipient Jose Ramos-Horta, businessman Sir Richard Branson and former presidents of Poland, Colombia, Nigeria and Greece on the commission. Ross Bell, the Drug... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New post for Helen Clark: advocating for drug law reformKofi Annan who was Secretary General from 1997 to 2006, and prominent business
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
Kofi Annan who was Secretary General from 1997 to 2006, and prominent business people and cultural leaders such as Sir Richard Branson. Nobel Peace Prize recipient Jose Ramos-Horta, former Prime Minister and President of Timor-Leste has also... Read more
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Greenwich Time
6 Lessons This Marine Veteran Learned Overcoming PTSD, Alcoholism and Suicidal Thoughts to Build a Successful Businesscan be a very effective motivator for action, but it’s up to us to reframe it a
Greenwich Time / Posted 9 days ago
can be a very effective motivator for action, but it’s up to us to reframe it and leverage it as a force for good. As Sir Richard Branson says "It is important not to fear fear, but to harness it -- use it as fuel to take your business to the next... Read more
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The News-Times
6 Lessons This Marine Veteran Learned Overcoming PTSD, Alcoholism and Suicidal Thoughts to Build a Successful Businesscan be a very effective motivator for action, but it’s up to us to reframe it a
The News-Times / Posted 9 days ago
can be a very effective motivator for action, but it’s up to us to reframe it and leverage it as a force for good. As Sir Richard Branson says "It is important not to fear fear, but to harness it -- use it as fuel to take your business to the next... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
6 Lessons This Marine Veteran Learned Overcoming PTSD, Alcoholism and Suicidal Thoughts to Build a Successful Businesscan be a very effective motivator for action, but it’s up to us to reframe it a
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
can be a very effective motivator for action, but it’s up to us to reframe it and leverage it as a force for good. As Sir Richard Branson says "It is important not to fear fear, but to harness it -- use it as fuel to take your business to the next... Read more
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Connecticut Post
6 Lessons This Marine Veteran Learned Overcoming PTSD, Alcoholism and Suicidal Thoughts to Build a Successful Businesscan be a very effective motivator for action, but it’s up to us to reframe it a
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 days ago
can be a very effective motivator for action, but it’s up to us to reframe it and leverage it as a force for good. As Sir Richard Branson says "It is important not to fear fear, but to harness it -- use it as fuel to take your business to the next... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Stop Shooting For the Moon! Raising Prices Won't Raise Your Profits. Catering to a Niche Will.asked for it. You’re never too far up the corporate ladder to interact with yo
Greenwich Time / Posted 9 days ago
asked for it. You’re never too far up the corporate ladder to interact with your community. Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Richard Branson and other billionaire tech executives still keep an ear to the streets and listen to their customers. Musk... Read more
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The News-Times
Stop Shooting For the Moon! Raising Prices Won't Raise Your Profits. Catering to a Niche Will.asked for it. You’re never too far up the corporate ladder to interact with yo
The News-Times / Posted 9 days ago
asked for it. You’re never too far up the corporate ladder to interact with your community. Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Richard Branson and other billionaire tech executives still keep an ear to the streets and listen to their customers. Musk... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Stop Shooting For the Moon! Raising Prices Won't Raise Your Profits. Catering to a Niche Will.asked for it. You’re never too far up the corporate ladder to interact with yo
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
asked for it. You’re never too far up the corporate ladder to interact with your community. Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Richard Branson and other billionaire tech executives still keep an ear to the streets and listen to their customers. Musk... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Stop Shooting For the Moon! Raising Prices Won't Raise Your Profits. Catering to a Niche Will.asked for it. You’re never too far up the corporate ladder to interact with yo
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
asked for it. You’re never too far up the corporate ladder to interact with your community. Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Richard Branson and other billionaire tech executives still keep an ear to the streets and listen to their customers. Musk... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Stop Shooting For the Moon! Raising Prices Won't Raise Your Profits. Catering to a Niche Will.asked for it. You’re never too far up the corporate ladder to interact with yo
Connecticut Post / Posted 10 days ago
asked for it. You’re never too far up the corporate ladder to interact with your community. Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Richard Branson and other billionaire tech executives still keep an ear to the streets and listen to their customers. Musk... Read more
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Philly.com
Code wars: ADT blocks Ring sales of Zonoff founder's video doorbellthen hired its creators in March. ADT raised $109 million in January from DLJ,
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
then hired its creators in March. ADT raised $109 million in January from DLJ, Goldman Sachs, Virgin Airways founder Sir Richard Branson, and other venture investors. But ADT said in court that the system Ring bought was effectively the same one... Read more
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The Register
American upstart seeks hotshot guinea pig for Concorde-a-like airlinera modern-day Concorde is hiring a test pilot. Boom Supersonic, which, among ot
The Register / Posted 10 days ago
a modern-day Concorde is hiring a test pilot. Boom Supersonic, which, among other things, enjoys support from (who else?) Richard Branson, tech incubator Y Combinator, and a slack handful of venture capitalists, is recruiting a chief test pilot... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Webber is ready to write his own storybook examines his shows and his music and has stories about Elaine Paige, Sarah
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
book examines his shows and his music and has stories about Elaine Paige, Sarah Brightman, David Frost, Judi Dench, Richard Branson, A.R. Rahman, Mandy Patinkin, Richard Rodgers, Norman Jewison, Milos Forman, Placido Domingo, Barbra... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Good news stories on Coast this weekto Remembrance Day, check out Halloween celebrations in Biggera Waters and flas
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 10 days ago
to Remembrance Day, check out Halloween celebrations in Biggera Waters and flashback to Dreamworld tiger Mohan meeting Sir Richard Branson. WE HONOUR: EL ALAMEIN VETERAN REX STOFFELL Rex Stoffell was just a teenager when he waded through the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
British Billionaire Branson Not Here, Says Minister JoosteBritish billionaire Sir Richard Branson is not in Namibia to resuscitate the Na
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
British billionaire Sir Richard Branson is not in Namibia to resuscitate the Namibian economy by purchasing a stake in the ailing airline Air Namibia. In fact, Branson of the Virgin Group is not in the Land of the Brave at all, according to public... Read more
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Daily Mail
Humbling of the Prince of Blingprisons go, Riyadh’s five-star Ritz-Carlton resort is perhaps the world’s cushi
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
prisons go, Riyadh’s five-star Ritz-Carlton resort is perhaps the world’s cushiest. Only last month, Tony Blair and Richard Branson were guests at an investment conference there. But no one is sure how long these reluctant new guests will be... Read more
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Fortune
The New York Yankees Have a Media Savvy Plan for Hiring a New Managersurvive baseball’s dog days of summer. It’s also representative of a broader,
Fortune / Posted 11 days ago
survive baseball’s dog days of summer. It’s also representative of a broader, cross-industry trend in management. From Richard Branson to Elon Musk, and all business leaders in between, handling the press is becoming just as important as... Read more
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