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  • Published: 3 August 2009
  • ISBN: 9780753515037
  • Imprint: Virgin Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $29.99

Business Stripped Bare

Adventures of a Global Entrepreneur


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The biggest business publication of 2009 - Branson's business secrets now in paperback.

In Business Stripped Bare, Sir Richard Branson shares the inside track on his life in business and reveals the incredible truth about his most risky, brilliant and audacious deals. Discover why Virgin tried to take on one of the world’s biggest superbrands, how Virgin Mobile USA holds the record as the fastest company in history to generate revenues of over one billion dollars (faster than Microsoft, Google and Amazon) and how Richard is the only person in the world to have built eight billion-dollar companies from scratch in eight different sectors.

Combining invaluable advice with the remarkable and candid inside stories of Virgin’s greatest achievements, as well as some of its setbacks, Business Stripped Bare is a dynamic, inspirational and truly original guide to success in business and in life. Whether you are an executive, an entrepreneur or are just starting out, Richard strips business down to show how you can succeed and make a difference.

  • Pub date: 3 August 2009
  • ISBN: 9780753515037
  • Imprint: Virgin Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $29.99

About the Author

Richard Branson

Sir Richard Branson is a hugely successful international entrepreneur, adventurer and icon, and is chairman of the Virgin Group. His autobiography, Losing My Virginity, and his books on business, Screw It, Let's Do It and Business Stripped Bare, are all international bestsellers. He lives on Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands and is married with two grown-up children.

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Praise for Business Stripped Bare

“A timely book on business”

Daily Mail

“An interesting read”

The Economist


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