18 Success Tips from Richard Branson

I was reading an article recently which led me down a path of reading all kinds of things (lol)! Been there?

Well I eventually came across an article on Business Insider titled “18 Tips for Success from Richard Branson” and thought it had some great value. I wanted to share it with you.

Perhaps when you’re done, you can comment below and tell me which tips resonated the most with you.  🙂

Now, inside the article you’ll see a paragraph or two about each tip (read that content!), but here are the highlights for you:

Success Tips

  1. Don’t do it if you don’t enjoy it.
  2. Be visible.
  3. Choose your name wisely.
  4. You can’t run a business without taking risks.
  5. The first impression is everything. So is the second.
  6. Perfection is unattainable.
  7. The customer is always right, most of the time.
  8. Define your brand.
  9. Explore uncharted territory.
  10. Beware the “us vs. them” environment.
  11. Build a corporate comfort zone.
  12. Not everyone is suited to be CEO.
  13. Seek a second opinion. Seek a third.
  14. Cut ties without burning bridges.
  15. Pick up the phone. (Read this one again!!)
  16. Change shouldn’t be feared, but it should be managed.
  17. When it comes to making mistakes, bounce back, don’t fall down.
  18. Be a leader, not a boss.

Gosh, there were so many that resonated with me. Which ones hit home for you?

Again, read the full article for the full impact.

I hope this inspired you today!

Like these tips? Comment below and let me know your faves along with one of your own success tips!

xoxo,
Amber Vilhauer

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