Richard Branson is an iconic businessman. In Screw It, Let’s Do It, he shares the secrets of his success and the invaluable lessons he has learned over the course of his remarkable career. As the world struggles with the twin problems of global recession and climate change, Richard explains why it is up to big companies like Virgin to lead the way in finding a more holistic and environmentally friendly approach to business. He also looks to the future and shares his plans for taking his business and his ideas to the next level.
Richard reveals the new and exciting areas into which Virgin is currently moving, including bio fuels and space travel, and brings together all the important lessons, good advice and inspirational adages that have helped him along the road to success. This is a fantastic motivational book that will help listeners achieve their own dreams.
©2010 Sir Richard Branson (P)2010 Random House Audiobooks
Contrary to what I expected, it's not a personal propaganda mechanism of Richard Branson, but a phenomenal account of how to make impossible possible. A great listen for everyone who wants to make this world a better place.
I liked the book overall. some very visual descriptions of the crazy thing Branson has done in his life and his philosophies are Nobel and wise. I gave it 4 stars because a lot of the book was just antidotes and the biggest chapter was his thoughts on climate change, which were nobel, but not really a topic I wanted to listen to for an hour.
A man as Richard Branson must have some interesting things to say I thought. Boy, was I wrong. If you want to hear an endless list of all the "great" things this man has done and hear him blow his own trumpet, the whole time, then by all means read this book.
I was expecting something more of a book full of lesson's learned, enriched by many of the successes or failures this man must have had. There are some interesting parts of course, but these are very rare.
Interesting story of his life. He seems like a good person. If you're looking for a book on finance/entrepreneurship, it's only sprinkled in rare bits here and there. This is more of his motivational life story.
Moral of the story: if you want something bad enough, then make it happen!
Narrator is great. Tells the story well and has a soothing voice.
Too long for one sitting
A lot about hot air balloon rides and even more about global warming and virgin airways
Really good book. Tough to find a hard premise to the whole thing, a bit scattered but well done. I enjoyed learning about Branson's many incredible past stories of his amazing life. Lots of great principles taught.
"Brilliant content, uninspiring narrator"
Branson's wisdom is inspiring, but I can't help but think the publishers did themselves no favours choosing this narrator. Dull voice which left me uninspired rather than invigorated. Branson to narrate please!
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