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Sir Richard Branson will ride out Hurricane Irma on his own private island in the British Virgin Islands. The English business magnate said it's not his first hurricane in the past 30 years on Necker Island.
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Despite a growing interest towards mindfulness, there is still a culture that says to be overburdened and racing for what's next is something to strive for.
Branson wants an entrepreneur to be president — "just not this one."
A pro-Brexit billionaire is the "biggest loser" in the post-Brexit wipeout.
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"It is great to see such a large country going in the right direction."
Whether your heart's desires are world travel, writing a book, creating a blog, speaking to groups, starting a family, rock climbing or attending Burning Man, turn them into a love list -- and toss away the bucket.
Bill Gates, Richard Branson, Jim Carrey, Howie Mandel -- all have ADHD. They have found ways to find complete order in their disorder. Once out of the structured school system, ADHD is not a disorder, but rather a beneficial trait in the working world. Perhaps this is why the creative CEOs we know and love today are so successful.
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Virgin Group founder Richard Branson really gets new dads.
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Hawaii set an ambitious goal in May this year; to be the first state to be powered by 100 per cent renewable energy by 2045. The conversion will be phased in; 30 per cent renewable by the end of 2020, 70 per cent by the end of 2040 to 100 per cent by the end of 2045. Oracle CEO Larry Ellison will play a pivotal role in Hawaii's quest for 100 per cent renewables.
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MOJAVE, Calif. - Billionaire Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson vowed Saturday to find out what caused the crash of his prototype space tourism craft that killed one of two test pilots, adding th...
In one expert move, he has built a trust and accountability economy within his business. Employees must be really happy with this change. More importantly they must feel like senior management trusts them to do the right thing and this could deliver even better results and continued happiness (even in tough times).
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It's not often you hear about a boss who doesn't want to count his employees' vacation days. But Virgin Group founder Richard Branson isn't like other bosses. In an excerpt from his book "The Virgin W...
Governments around the world should move beyond marijuana and legally regulate all drugs, including psychedelics, cocaine and heroin, a group of former world leaders and activists says in a report. I...
Some of the world's wealthiest people are seeking an audience with Russian president Vladimir Putin, hoping perhaps that business can succeed where politics has failed. In a statement released Thursda...
Most people go to Hawaii. Oracle CEO Larry Ellison bought it. In the summer of 2012, Ellison bought most of Lanai; 141 square miles of virtually untouched island paradise southwest of Honolulu with one school, 3,200 people and only 30 miles of pavement. Ellison wants to turn his island into a "model for sustainable enterprise."
There's a ton of information out there for anyone looking to create a traditional scalable business. And there's no shortage of incubators for tech startups in search of money and mentorship. But what about artists who are going solo and getting paid for their art?
So you think that you have what it takes to work for one of serial entrepreneur Richard Branson's 400 companies within his Virgin Empire? You have personality and that is what he hires. Right? Are you a bit nervous about making a poised and polished entrance? What about the small talk -- smooth sailing for you? And what if you do get the job and he proposes a toast to you? Do you drink up or not? Uh oh...
Arianna Huffington recently tweeted a great St. Exupery quote: "It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye." That truth is sort of a paradox about art. The artist is always trying to capture something they can see with their hearts, but is not necessarily seen by the naked eye
I've had my fair share of bosses over my career. Some were incredible, others were...well, let's say they were interesting. None of them even come close to being as unique, passionate and authentic as...
Few bands throughout history have better represented the fight between good and evil than heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath. The group even had an album and song titled "Heaven And Hell" during one...
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber is heading to space as part of British travel tycoon Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic program, which is promising sub-orbital flights for "space tourists." The 19-yea...
The war on drugs is a failure that is fuelling the global HIV/AIDS epidemic, according to a new report from an international panel of experts. The report from the Global Commission on Drug Policy — w...
British billionaire Richard Branson has tweeted an apology for inviting B.C. Premier Christy Clark to join him for some naked tandem kitesurfing. "Kitesurfing 'check the dress code' comment was a jok...
VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark has rebuffed British billionaire Richard Branson's invitation for a kitesurfing date — in the buff.Clark says she found the invite and the accompanying blog post with...
VANCOUVER - British billionaire Richard Branson has invited B.C. Premier Christy Clark to join him on a kitesurf ride — with just her birthday suit on.It appears Clark left a real impression on the fo...