Richard Branson: Knight of Big Ideas
Sir Audacity himself: "Dream big by setting yourself seemingly impossible challenges. You then have to catch up with them."
Audacity Sir Richard Branson talks about entrepreneurial audacity--his own and that of his "great friends," Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page.
Colonizing Mars "If you set seemingly impossible challenges," says Sir Richard Branson, "you make what people believed impossible possible."
Blank Canvas Unless you get thousands of tiny details right when you launch a new business, you'll have nothing.
Clean Energy Rarely does Sir Richard Branson start a business just because he thinks he's going to make money out of it.
Disaster Sir Richard Branson put a firewall between each Virgin company so that--if something goes wrong at one--it won't take down another.
Hurdles In some cases--like Branson's space ship company Virgin Galactic--helpful regulators can make new business ideas possible.
Space Travel How Sir Richard Branson plans to bring down the $200,000-per-ticket price to bring passengers to space.
War Branson set up "war rooms" to tackle global issues like climate change and disease in Africa.
Push the Limits In 1991, Branson attempted a balloon flight across the Pacific Ocean with balloonist, Pers Lindstrand. Though they ended up in the Arctic, they survived.