Task on hand outs
Entrepreneur Hero: Richard Branson
Answer the following questions about the TedTalk on Richard Branson:
- What skills/qualities does Branson talk about being important for business?
- Why did Branson trade records for airlines?
- What does Branson consider to be important for starting a business?
- Name some of Branson’s failures.
- Branson says “All you have is your reputation” (21:30). Explain this in a business context.
- Explain the meaning of ‘capitalist philanthropy’.
- Explain Richard Branson’s personal qualities (this includes his high-risk adventures) and how this contributed to his success