Richard Branson: A look into his life from a Business Perspective


Richard Branson

Richard Branson

The Virgin Story

Richard Branson was a talented individual from his childhood. People looked at him as a role model and looked up to his huge success in business and life. Virgin Group was his creation and it is one of the most well known companies today. Many people would think that Richard was a scholar in school, but he wasn’t. Ironically, Richard was terrible at school and this was partly because of his dyslexic condition. Richard didn’t like school, but what he did like was business.

Richard as a boy.

Richard as a boy.

Richard’s first business plan

When Richard was 11, he wrote his first business plan. He decided to plant trees and wait a few years until they had fully grown in order to sell them. Unfortunately, the business had failed due to rabbits that ate the seeds. Richard was very intuitive and one of the reasons was that his family was always there to support his endeavors. Most families would not have allowed their 11-year old son to plant trees on their own land, but Richard’s did and they encouraged Richard to follow his passion. Without his family’s support, he would not be where he is today. Continue reading

UK still in ‘austerity’ street


Ahead of UK losing its AAA credit rating, it will still continue with strict austerity measures to offset this waning sentiment.

“For we’ve had a stark reminder this weekend of the single most important truth about our economy — Britain has a debt problem, built up over many years, and we have got to deal with it.”

UK didn’t take the situation smartly when they were in good times before the big crash and following hazards in 2008. They chose to increase there deficit, by increasing spending, borrowing, and growing a lazy attitude when times were good. Because of that it’s now struggling to make means, and becoming more and more like Greece and Portugal who have said goodbye to their financial dignities.

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For one thing: UK citizens aren’t happy!

Right now, its all up to Germany and Switzerland, the two ongoing strongholds, to help keep Europe’s reputation in the eyes of sanity. Hopefully UK and other European countries ,like Spain and Greece, will follow in wake to make Europe shine again!

Richard Branson: A look into his life.

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Richard Branson was a talented individual from his childhood. People looked at him as a role model and looked up to his huge success in business and life. Virgin Group was his creation and it is one of the most well known companies today. Many people would think that Richard was a scholar in school, but he wasn’t. Ironically, Richard was terrible at school and this was partly because of his dyslexic condition. Richard didn’t like school, but what he did like was business. Continue reading

UK’s ailing economy effecting children


The UK is heading into greater state of frustration, as economic woes continue to mount. Children are being stripped away of important necessities which can severely effect their growth and development. The badgering rates of unemployment and rising living costs are causing poverty to break out and effect not only the elderly, but also the young ones. Get a closer look into the realms of the unemployed, and see what they really have to say: