Richard Branson is the British business magnate and investor. He is the founder of Virgin Group and has owned more than 400 companies. He is the only entrepreneur to build eight separate billion dollar companies in eight different industries and his net worth is $3.9 billion. 💰
Having no interest in studies, he dropout from school at the age of 16 years to start magazine named “Student.” 📰 It was a mail-order record business. He made a quick buck by selling advertisements to local businesses.
He started selling mail records to the students who bought the magazine. His idea worked so well that within one year, he opened his own recording label and recording studio and named it as “Virgin Records.” 💿 Branson became millionaire by the age of 23. 💰
Branson was in his late twenties and was going to Virgin Island to meet his girlfriend. At the airport, his final flight to the Virgin Island was cancelled. It was the last flight of the day and he was really desperate to go there, but he couldn’t unless he chartered a private airplane that could take him to the Virgin Island 🤷🏼♀️. But he didn’t have that much money and at that time, an idea clicked in his mind. He picked up a small blackboard and wrote “Virgin Airlines $29” on it. He sold the tickets to the people who too wanted to go to the Virgin Island. He used that money to pay for the chartered plane and everybody reached their destination with the help of “VIRGIN AIRLINES.” ✈
And after that, he acted upon that idea to make it the real business and founded Virgin Airlines. 🤗
„Successful people start before they feel ready” he says. They don’t wait for the perfect time to arrive and guaranteed success plan. He lives his life with only one mind set and that is “Screw it, Let’s do it.” And he has even written a book on it name, “Screw it, Let’s do it: Lessons in Life.” 😉
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