Richard Branson's five secrets to starting a business

Always wanted to discover the secret to the Virgin founder's success? His new book, Like a Virgin: Secrets They Won't Teach You at Business School, published on 7 June, is jam packed with his tips to get it right.

Made up of 76 short chapters, the book will tell you all about starting a business the Branson way, from coming up with the idea to launching and running your venture.

In his usual quirky style, Like a Virgin includes chapters called "How to bake an entrepreneur" and "The Chinese plate trick" as well the more serious bits on "Great customer service" and "Invest in your people". The book is perfect for the entrepreneur on the go with bite sized chapters, easy to pick up and put down as you go along.

To give you a taste we have managed to prise an exclusive first extract from the publishers - click the image below to download Branson's five secrets to starting a business.


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This chapter is extracted from Like A Virgin: Secrets They Won't Teach You at Business School by Richard Branson published by Virgin Books on 7 June. Copyright © Richard Branson 2012.

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