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  • Entrepreneurs –what makes them a success?
    Presented By:
    Magdakochanowicz
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    “ PUTTING THE PIECES TOGETHER”
  • experience
    knowledge
    Anatomy of an Entrepreneur
    James Dyson
    Sir. Alan Sugar
    hand
    eyes
    ears
    guts
    personality
    skin
    passion
    Sir Richard Branson
  • Sir. Richard Branson
    “ How I’ve survived, had fun and made a fortune doing business my way “
    “ The English Industrialist …. Business Magnate”
    New YorkTimes
  • Sir. Richard Branson
    “ A frugal Billionaire”
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    • PERSONAL FRONT
    Born in July 18. 1950 in South London
    • Married to his second Joan, he has two children: Holly and Sam
    • Branson has Dyslexia and had poor academic performance as a student, but discovered his ability to connect with others
    • Knighted in 1999 for his “service to entrepreneurship”
    • Appears at No.85 on the list of “100” Greatest Britons”
    ROLE MODEL
    • PLAYFUL LEADER
    • GEEK FOR ADVENTURES
    • ENTERTAINMENT CEL
    ” The quintessential entrepreneur”
    • Richard Branson
    • Ranked in 2007’s Time Magazine Top 100 Most Influential People in the world”
    • 236th richest person according to Forbes’ 2008 list of billionaires, with estimated net worth of approx. $4.4 billion USD
    • Founder & CEO of Virgin Group
    • Richard Branson
    F” My interest in life comes from setting myself huge, apparently unachievable challenges and trying to rise above them… from the perspective of wanting to live life to the full, I felt that I had to attempt it”.
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    “ The Brave may not live forever – but the Cautions do not live at all ! “
    1970’s: the brand is born
    1980’s: early growth / survival
  • 1990’sENTERPRENEURlAL START- UP
    Size does matter : “… you need to challenge and compete with brands to become big yourself ”
  • is one of the most exciting brands !!! Some Facts:
    Employing
    55 000 people
    360 Companies worldwide,
    An annual Virgin Group turnover of £11 bn
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  • WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FOR ?
    Search
    Branson’s Empire
    It’s all about Virgin
    TravelLifestyle Media & Phone Music Money People & Planet
  • The Brand Values
    The Brand Core Values
    Fun
    VALUEFOR MONEY
    Quality
    Innovation
    COMETITIVE CHALENGE
    BRILLIANT CUSTOMERSERVICE
    Loveyour people
  • BUSINESS PHILOSOPHY
    “ Business is not a recipe which could be imitated”
    “Be different “
    “ Fun is the core of
    how I like to do
    business “
    “ Look for the best and
    You will get the best”
  • “Success one day does not give you a free lunch every day thereafter”
    Conclusion
    Core beliefs StrategyCore Values Branson’s skills
    • Public Relation genius –he understand what the media wants and gives it to them
    • He is likeable He knows when to disappear
    • Listen to people
    • Encourage communication and feedback
    • Integrate personnel into other parts of organization
    • He is sponge for new ides
    • Inspire people to think like entrepreneurs
    • You and everybody around you will make mistakes
    • Helping people achieve things that they did not know they were capable of
    • Being a catalyst to the success of others
    • Constantly learning
  • Entrepreneur Mind Set
    “Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and good business is the best art”
    -ANDY WARHOL
  • Thank You for your attention.
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    Thank You for your attention.
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