020: Richard Branson’s ‘The Virgin Way: Everything I Know About Leadership’ Book Summary and Review
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I loved this book (click here to pick it up for yourself). It took me a few weeks to read through it all, but I really enjoyed the wonderful stories that Richard Branson tells about his experiences in Entrepreneurship and leading the Virgin Group. He breaks down the book into four main categories: Listen, Learn, Laugh, Lead and then gives a nice recap of his top tips. Many of his insights and stories are from the Virgin group of companies and can seem a little like marketing or promotional material, or better yet, highlight reel for the companies he’s founded. Other stories come for various business leaders such as Steve Jobs, Larry Page, and Elon Musk. I love the way he openly and honestly points out the mistakes of some companies and leaders, but then also praises either their turnaround or other industry leaders who do it right. Listen In this section Richard talks about the importance of taking notes. I’m terrible at this… really terrible. All through college I didn’t take notes. I learned to listen and…