Richard Branson And The Contemporary Business Leaders Essay

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Contemporary Business Leaders Hkawn Labya Grand Canyon University: MTG-420-0500 11/9/16 Contemporary Business Leaders I identify Richard Branson as one of the most distinct and famous leaders among the contemporary business leaders for this paper. There may be more famous, wealthy, and renown business leaders around or may be leading with many different leadership styles of those who are CEO’s and founders, but I chose Richard Branson and I would like to analyze and evaluate his unique leadership approach and his natural gifted/talents of leading people to grow and become successful. Born July 18, 1950 in England, Richard Branson, the son of Barrister Edward James Branson and Eve Branson was educated at Scaitcliffe School; he suffered Dyslexia and had poor academic performance as a student at a young age. He married twice. Kristen Tomassi his first wife and his second wife Joan Templeman which he had two children with. Richard Branson started his entrepreneurship when he was a teenager. He had dropped out of high school at a young age and started a youth-culture magazine called “Student.” Branson had then created a mail-order record company in which he named “Virgin” this was so that he could support his magazine business. Branson’s record shop was earned by later efforts as well as a recording studio1972 in Oxfordshire, England. Virgin Music Company was one of the top six record companies in the world. He expanded the voyager Group, a travel company in 1980, the

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