Richard Branson And Tony Hsieh On Business Lives, Leadership And Legacies – Forbes

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RB: The biggest tests of my leadership came when I had to choose between selling our record company and saving our airline. It was heartbreaking to have to sell Virgin Records, especially for all of the wonderful people who worked there. But we knew it was the right thing to do, and happily both Records and Virgin Atlantic are thriving today. TH: Being able to fire someone and still go grab a drink with them afterwards. English: Industrialist Richard Branson at the Time 100 Gala, May 3, 2010. Photo by David Shankbone. This photos is licensed under the Attribution 3.0 license, which means it can be used and modified for any purpose only if the author is properly credited where it is used. Category: Richard Branson Category:Time 100 Gala (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Worst job youve ever had? RB: Im fortunate enough to have only ever worked for myself so Ive always liked my boss! From selling Christmas trees to records, flying planes to spaceships, Ive had a blast every step of the way. TH: Nothing horrible, just jobs I was bored at because I wasnt beingentrepreneurial. How would your best friend or partner describe you?
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