At the age of sixteen his first business venture was a magazine called Student. In 1970, he set up a mail-order record business. In 1972, he opened a chain of record stores, Virgin Records, later known as Virgin Megastores. Branson's Virgin brand grew rapidly during the 1980s, as he set up Virgin Atlantic and expanded the Virgin Records music label.
To me, Business isn't about wearing suits ... or pleasing stockholders.
It's about being TRUE to yourself, your ideas, and focusing on the essentials
The artist's job is not to succumb to despair but to find an antidote for the emptiness of existence
Criticism is something you can easily avoid by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing