Alex Hunter is a branding and customer experience expert. He is also the creator and host of Attaché, a new style of online travel show, aimed at showing business travellers all they need to know in a very short film before visiting a city on company business. Previously, Hunter served as the global Head of Online Marketing for the Virgin Group, overseeing the Virgin brand’s global digital strategy in its entirety, as well as Sir Richard Branson’s personal digital strategy.
I have never seen anything like this hurricane. Necker and the whole area have been completely and utterly devastated. We are still assessing the damage, but whole houses and trees have disappeared.
I may be known as Doctor Yes, but I’m also an enormous believer in asking questions, listening and debating before acting. None of us are always right – if you think you are, you are likely to fall flat on your face.
Invite Richard Branson to be a guest speaker, and meet the face, spirit, and entrepreneurial mastermind behind Virgin. Richard Branson has a unique vision, competitive style, and showy nature.
How important are names, really? When it comes to business, a great name can make the difference between success and failure.
One of the most rewarding parts of success is being able to share what you have learned to try to help others. On that note, I’ve pulled together a list of my top 10 tips for entrepreneurs setting off on their own journey into the wonderful world of business. Hope you enjoy them…
Take a look at one of your old diaries. Have you achieved a lofty goal that you wrote down?
Thrilled that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has granted OneWeb approval for US market access to launch our network of internet-beaming satellites into orbit.
Leaving education isn’t the right path for everyone. But if I had not had made that leap and left school, I would never have become who I am now.
Richard Branson joined Simon Segars, CEO of ARM, Simon Arora, CEO of B&M Retail and Charles Rolls, co-founder of Fever-Tree, on stage at the FastTrack 100 conference to discuss creating innovative billion pound companies – something that each of them has achieved. Here are four things we learnt from the panel’s discussion…
Richard Branson can easily spot an inexperienced leader. If you see someone raising his voice at employees, stuttering nervously in front of a group or avoiding admitting when he’s wrong, that’s a person who is just starting out. If you want to stand out as a leader, a good place to begin is by listening. Any organization’s best assets are its people, and if you are ready to help the team to achieve its goals, you can start gathering information on how to move things along just by paying attention to what employees are saying.
Leaders are not always perfect. And, sometimes, they are downright quirky. But they display a set of behaviors that make them admired and loved. Let’s look at some of the rare ones.