Business Stripped Bare: Adventures of a Global Entrepreneur

By Richard Branson
The biggest business publication of 2009 -- Branson's business secrets now in paperback.
In Business Stripped Bare, Sir Richard Branson shares the inside track on his life in business and reveals the incredible truth about his most risky, brilliant and audacious deals. Discover why Virgin tried to take on one of the world's biggest superbrands, how Virgin Mobile USA holds the record as the fastest company in history to generate revenues of over one billion dollars (faster than Microsoft, Google and Amazon) and how Richard is the only person in the world to have built eight billion-dollar companies from scratch in eight different sectors.
Combining invaluable advice with the remarkable and candid inside stories of Virgin's greatest achievements, as well as some of its setbacks, Business Stripped Bare is a dynamic, inspirational and truly original guide to success in business and in life. Whether you are an executive, an entrepreneur or are just starting out, Richard strips business down to show how you can succeed and make a difference.

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NEWS & OPINION: The 2008 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards - Entrepreneurship and Small Business Category

Posted December 5, 2008, 6:10 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
The books on our 2008 shortlist for the Entrepreneurship and Small Business Category are: Business Stripped Bare: Adventures of a Global Entrepreneur by Richard Branson (Virgin Books, Sept 2008) The selection here is simple: Branson is and continues to be the world's most recognized entrepreneur. Virgin Mobile USA reached one billion dollars in revenues faster than any company in history (Google and Amazon included). With over 300 companies under the Virgin umbrella, there are more than enough stories and lessons to share. Read more

JACK COVERT SELECTS: Jack Covert Selects - Business Stripped Bare

Posted November 12, 2008, 9:44 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
Business Stripped Bare: Adventure of a Global Entrepreneur by Richard Branson, Virgin Books, 352 pages, $26. 95, Hardcover, September 2008, ISBN 9781905264421 Two autobiographies, 200 some companies, even a Simpsons parody, and there certainly seems enough Richard Branson to go around the world (hot-air balloon pun intended) these days. By any standards the Virgin CEO has little left to prove, and could rightly be focused on enjoying those looming golden years on his privately owned Caribbean island ($20,500 a night if you’re interested). Read more

NEWS & OPINION: Big Boys of Business Have Books This Fall

Posted August 8, 2008, 9:23 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
Hardy Green at BusinessWeek has a quick piece on their website about big names with business books in the fall. Call Me Ted by Ted Turner was the splash at BEA in June, which included a party hosted by Larry King. Richard Branson follows Losing My Virginity and Screw It, Let's Do It with Business Stripped Bare. Read more


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ISBN: 9781591844068

About the Paperback

Publisher Portfolio
Publish date 04/26/2011
Pages 352
ISBN-13 9781591844068
ISBN-10 1591844061
Language English

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