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Introduction 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. This book is aimed far and wide and 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 This entertaining read will be an invaluable business guide for years to come. Actually, “Business stripped bare” is not a classic managers book, like Peter Drucker or Frederisk Taylor books, it is informal and practice oriented literature. I chose this book due to a couple of reasons,…show more content…
Branson thinks that qualifications says nothing about persons character, because having ‘savvy’ is much more important than having formal education. For him looking for talent is the best way, but it’s really not easy to find energetic and enthusiastic people with the right attitude. You should look for people who can grow into their work, and respond with excitement when he is given greater responsibility. Jobs after all can be learned. In ideal business environment, everybody should have a rough idea of what everyone else is going through. People should be free to talk. Banter is essential. Anonymous, over-formal, regimented surroundings produce mediocre results. Niggling problems either fester, or they end up on your desk. No one runs that extra mile for you. And if your people aren’t talking to each other, how are they going to get ideas?! As a manager, you’re going to need a modest amount of psychological insight to build great management teams, but practice pays off, and you don’t have to agonise over finding exceptional ‘characters’. Giving the right conditions, exceptional people will reveal themselves. There is another thing about teams: they don’t last for ever. Think of a team as being like the cast in a theoretical play. Think of a team as being like the cast in a theatrical play. Actors who work too long
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