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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (776 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Richard Branson Narrator: Adrian Mulraney Publisher: Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2010 ISBN:
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From its creation as a mail-order record company to the literal launch of Virgin Galactic, today Virgin is one of the premier 'way-of-life' brands in the world, trusted and enjoyed by many millions of people.

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. What qualities does Richard look for in the people he hires? How does he manage a crisis? Who are the entrepreneurs he most admires? Find out what really happened when Virgin bid for Northern Rock and why Richard believes all businesses must work with governments to tackle climate change and invest in the future of our planet.

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.

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Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Marsha | 2/8/2014

    " There is lots of new information to me about Richard Branson, but I wore out after a couple hundred pages of his bragging. Without that, this would have been a much better book because the story of how he developed and grew the business is interesting. But then it wouldn't be Richard Branson, would it? "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jackie | 1/16/2014

    " Branson is an intriguing person. I don't think anyone else would have done justice to the story of this incredible person. I'm glad he took the time to put it down in writing himself. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jennifer | 1/10/2014

    " Great insight into Branson's business ethos. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sean O'Gorman | 1/6/2014

    " I liked it. Richard Branson says a lot of what I think, the main difference being that he is a successful business owner, and I am a zilch. This man is what Steve Jobs should've aspired to be. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Denitsa | 1/5/2014

    " It's very inspiring. After all, I could say Branson is lucky guy - being in the proper moment at the proper place, knowing the proper people and inspiring them too. It was nice to read his stories, written quite funny though. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Annabel | 1/2/2014

    " Interesting stories, useful insights. Equal part inspiring, daunting, and fascinating - what a life this man has led, and continues to lead. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Adrijus Guscia | 1/1/2014

    " Follow up to the Losing My Virginity book. Continues the story of Richard Branson. Adventures, failures, success, trials... awesome inspiring book! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Chaitra | 12/30/2013

    " Quite inspiring - Branson's enthusiasm, drive and passion comes through clearly. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Anne Marshall | 12/25/2013

    " An interesting book but I find his practices a bit unethical. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Ellie | 12/25/2013

    " I hate autobiographies and this one was no different. Only read it for a class project "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Connor Davidson | 12/15/2013

    " I very much enjoyed this book. They way Brandson joins business bio and business tips works wonders. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ryhor | 12/5/2013

    " very interesting book. it teaches the right thinking, but does not teach how to build a business. I recommend a book to read one. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ivan Marcin | 11/24/2013

    " Richard branson rocks, and so does his books. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Naved | 9/17/2013

    " one word "Read it before your competitors do" - filled with great business insights and brilliants ideas "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Derek Tate | 7/4/2013

    " Another good read but having read Losing My Virginity this did not capture my interest as much. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ali Cook | 4/15/2013

    " Totally awesome book which gives an insight into the thinking and actions of Virgin. It is an illuminating text for business managers and entreprenuers who are passionate about what they do, have vision, have a 'screw it ,just do it'attitude and want to have fun making money. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Grace Smith | 3/28/2013

    " Fairly insightful. Very motivating. Richard Branson raises the bar so high that my goal look preeeety easy! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jane | 3/1/2013

    " Very interesting. It did make me despair of the corporate environment although I found Richard very inspiring. It would have been nice to have heard of more women involved in his businesses so there's still a blokeyness there. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lukas Reinhart | 8/10/2012

    " He is repeating some topics quite often. I would've liked him to tell less about the people he worked with (to much names in this book!) and more about the general ideas, the book would have been quite a bit shorter and an easier read. Nevertheless it was a good read from great entrepreneur. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Hans de Zwart | 4/24/2012

    " The best part of the book is the introduction, skip the rest (or don't bother at all). It did give me a good insight into the way that the Virgin group operates, but by the end of the book I could no longer bear his false self-deprecation and his dishonest modesty. Next. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kean Chan | 1/22/2012

    " Humorous and Insightful. it's doing business the Virgin way! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Aaron | 1/4/2012

    " Has its moments. Full of insights but also full of tangents about his life. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jana | 11/28/2011

    " A must read for small business owners or entrepreneurs . Loved it! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tiago | 11/7/2011

    " Interesting and inspiring, the author goes through a series of personal stories showing the key aspects of business. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Khaidir | 7/3/2011

    " Sebuah buku yang hebat dan saya ada mempraktiskan beberapa cadangan yang dicadangkan oleh Sir Richard Branson. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Matt | 5/3/2011

    " This book is a good read for anyone looking to go into business or who want to learn about virgin and richard branson. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Grace | 2/3/2011

    " Fairly insightful. Very motivating. Richard Branson raises the bar so high that my goal look preeeety easy! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lukas | 10/18/2010

    " He is repeating some topics quite often. I would've liked him to tell less about the people he worked with (to much names in this book!) and more about the general ideas, the book would have been quite a bit shorter and an easier read. Nevertheless it was a good read from great entrepreneur. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Denitsa | 9/22/2010

    " It's very inspiring. After all, I could say Branson is lucky guy - being in the proper moment at the proper place, knowing the proper people and inspiring them too. It was nice to read his stories, written quite funny though. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Chaitra | 8/14/2010

    " Quite inspiring - Branson's enthusiasm, drive and passion comes through clearly. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Jon | 8/1/2010

    " Couldn't finish it. Ghostwritten score-settling and banalities. Disappointing. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Hans | 5/12/2010

    " The best part of the book is the introduction, skip the rest (or don't bother at all). It did give me a good insight into the way that the Virgin group operates, but by the end of the book I could no longer bear his false self-deprecation and his dishonest modesty. Next. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Connor | 1/15/2010

    " I very much enjoyed this book. They way Brandson joins business bio and business tips works wonders. "

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About the Author
Author Richard Branson

Richard Branson is an international entrepreneur, adventurer, icon, and the founder of the Virgin Group. His autobiography, Losing My Virginity, and his books on business Screw It, Let’s Do It and Business Stripped Bare were international bestsellers. He is also the author of Reach for the Skies and Screw Business as Usual.