• The Virgin Way

  • How to Listen, Learn, Laugh, and Lead
  • By: Richard Branson
  • Narrated by: Richard Branson
  • Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
  • Abridged
  • Release date: 09-09-14
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
  • 4.4 (58 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

In September 2012, a YouGov poll conducted in Britain found that the person British workers would most like as their manager was Sir Richard Branson.
With over 40 years in business, Richard Branson is an inspiring pioneer of humanitarian projects and an iconic business leader. In The Virgin Way: How to Listen, Learn, Laugh and Lead, Richard shares and distils his secrets of leadership and success. Featuring anecdotes from his own business dealings, as well as his observations of many others who have inspired him - from politicians, business leaders, explorers, scientists, and philanthropists - Richard reflects on the qualities he feels are essential for success in today’s world.
This is not a conventional audiobook on leadership. There are no rules - but rather the secrets of leadership that he has learned along the way from his days at Virgin Records, to his recent work with The Elders. Whether you’re at the beginning of your career, or head of a Fortune 500 company - this is your guide to being your own CEO (Chief Enabling Officer) and becoming a true leader - not just a boss.
Recorded on location at Necker Island.
©2014 Richard Branson (P)2014 Random House Audiobooks
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By CarolinaUS123 on 06-14-16

It's Richard Branson !

Interesting and and entertaining. It has the signature Richard Branson style, lots of stories, and some helpful advices for entrepreneurs.

It is rather short. The longest chapter is less than 6 minutes. Yes, it is very concise, but personally, I would like the book to further elaborate on some ideas. Anyways, a good book, and I specially like to hear it from Branson himself.

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By Mosuro on 02-28-16

Great read

Teaches about business, listening and leading. i recommend this book for all business leaders and budding entrepreneurs.

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By Cliente de Amazon on 10-07-17

Just Brilliant and Fun!

These audiobook is quite colorfull, Richard's performance make it so. Insight examples to learn from

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By Charlie Gillespie on 09-03-17


A great short book you can tackle in a day. Some great advice for someone looking to become a better leader like myself. Ricky's stories always impress me as well, the man is a true visionary.

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By Rob on 03-16-17

useful insights

A good book which has given me some interesting points to think about and implement. Some things are so glaringly obvious ... Richard has a simple way of highlighting in this book

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By Daniel on 08-15-16

Great Read!

personally narrated by Sir Brandon himself, it's fully of insightful stories and experiences that have led to were Virgin is now, although amusing he offers his first hand experience as practical possibilities that any business owner or even leader can relate too and learn from. my only complaint is it felt like it was too short amd I wanted to hear more, it would be very hard not to enjoy this book

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