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Entrepreneurs - what makes them a success

  1. 1. Entrepreneurs –what makes them a success?<br />Presented By: <br />Magdakochanowicz<br />
  2. 2. http://m<br />“ PUTTING THE PIECES TOGETHER”<br />
  3. 3. experience<br />knowledge<br />Anatomy of an Entrepreneur<br />James Dyson<br />Sir. Alan Sugar<br />hand<br />eyes<br />ears<br />guts<br />personality<br />skin<br />passion<br />Sir Richard Branson<br />
  4. 4. Sir. Richard Branson<br />“ How I’ve survived, had fun and made a fortune doing business my way “<br />“ The English Industrialist …. Business Magnate”<br />New YorkTimes<br />
  5. 5. Sir. Richard Branson<br />“ A frugal Billionaire”<br />5<br />
  6. 6. <ul><li>Ffdfdatrde[rtphe
  7. 7. PERSONAL FRONT</li></ul> Born in July 18. 1950 in South London<br /><ul><li>Married to his second Joan, he has two children: Holly and Sam
  8. 8. Branson has Dyslexia and had poor academic performance as a student, but discovered his ability to connect with others
  9. 9. Knighted in 1999 for his “service to entrepreneurship”
  10. 10. Appears at No.85 on the list of “100” Greatest Britons”</li></ul>ROLE MODEL<br /><ul><li>PLAYFUL LEADER
  11. 11. GEEK FOR ADVENTURES
  12. 12. ENTERTAINMENT CEL</li></ul>” The quintessential entrepreneur”<br />
  13. 13. <ul><li> Richard Branson
  14. 14. Ranked in 2007’s Time Magazine Top 100 Most Influential People in the world”
  15. 15. 236th richest person according to Forbes’ 2008 list of billionaires, with estimated net worth of approx. $4.4 billion USD
  16. 16. Founder & CEO of Virgin Group
  17. 17. Richard Branson</li></ul>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”.<br />7<br />
  18. 18. http://stuartr.co.uk/DeliciousLibrarySiteByShhttp://stuartr.co.uk/DeliciousLibrarySiteByShelf/covers/book/book481.jpghttp://stuartr.co.uk/DeliciousLibrarySiteByShelf/covers/book/book481.jpgelf/covers/book/book481.jpghttp://stuartr.co.uk/DeliciousLibrarySiteByShelf/covers/book/book481.jpg<br />“ The Brave may not live forever – but the Cautions do not live at all ! “<br />1970’s: the brand is born<br /> 1980’s: early growth / survival<br />
  19. 19. 1990’sENTERPRENEURlAL START- UP<br /> Size does matter : “… you need to challenge and compete with brands to become big yourself ”<br />
  20. 20. is one of the most exciting brands !!! Some Facts:<br />Employing <br />55 000 people<br />360 Companies worldwide, <br />An annual Virgin Group turnover of £11 bn<br />10<br />
  21. 21. WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FOR ?<br />Search<br />Branson’s Empire<br />It’s all about Virgin<br />TravelLifestyle Media & Phone Music Money People & Planet<br />
  22. 22. The Brand Values<br />The Brand Core Values<br />Fun<br />VALUEFOR MONEY<br />Quality<br />Innovation<br />COMETITIVE CHALENGE<br />BRILLIANT CUSTOMERSERVICE<br />Loveyour people<br />
  23. 23. BUSINESS PHILOSOPHY<br />“ Business is not a recipe which could be imitated”<br />“Be different “<br />“ Fun is the core of<br /> how I like to do<br /> business “<br />“ Look for the best and<br /> You will get the best”<br />
  24. 24. “Success one day does not give you a free lunch every day thereafter”<br />Conclusion<br /> Core beliefs StrategyCore Values Branson’s skills<br /><ul><li>Public Relation genius –he understand what the media wants and gives it to them
  25. 25. He is likeable He knows when to disappear
  26. 26. Listen to people
  27. 27. Encourage communication and feedback
  28. 28. Integrate personnel into other parts of organization
  29. 29. He is sponge for new ides
  30. 30. Inspire people to think like entrepreneurs
  31. 31. You and everybody around you will make mistakes
  32. 32. Helping people achieve things that they did not know they were capable of
  33. 33. Being a catalyst to the success of others
  34. 34. Constantly learning</li></li></ul><li>Entrepreneur Mind Set<br />“Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and good business is the best art”<br />-ANDY WARHOL<br />
  35. 35. Thank You for your attention.<br />Have You got any questions ?<br />Thank You for your attention.<br />Have you got any questions?<br />

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