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Like a Virgin

Secrets They Won’t Teach You at Business School
Narrated by: Richard Branson
Length: 2 hrs and 35 mins
Categories: Business, Management
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Business advice from the best in the business. Looking for advice in setting up your own company, improving your career prospects, or developing your leadership skills? Why not ask Richard Branson? In Like a Virgin: Secrets They Won’t Teach You at Business School, Richard distils and shares the wisdom and experience that have made him one of the world’s most recognised and respected entrepreneurs.

From his top tips on succeeding in business to some hard-hitting opinions on the global finance crisis, this book brings together his best advice on all things business. It’s business school, the Branson way.

©2012 Sir Richard Branson (P)2012 Random House Audiobooks

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  • Jonny
  • Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • 12-29-13

Very Repetitive.

If you like other books by Richard Branson, you are likely to enjoy this, mainly because a lot of it is simply lifted from the others.

The voice is that of Branson, which is a nice touch but overall probably not as valuable as one would hope.

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Love it!

This audiobook is worth listening too... practical learnings and insights - read by Richard himself.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-16-18

Branson at his best!

Great to hear Sir Richard reading out loud his book as you get to feel the passion and dedication behind his words. I listened to all of this without stopping which is a testament to his content always giving good tips along the way to a would-be entrepreneur.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 08-29-18

I enjoyed this book it's like store telling

loveded so much .. it gives a good business knowledge and easier to lesson...very nice

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 12-12-17

Very good and easy read (listening).

It took so little time to finish reading, I couldn't wait for good moment to read on, so I used audible to be able to read on the go :) Author gave good example and brought out useful tips for business starters and also for experienced entrepreneurs.

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  • Mosuro
  • 07-23-16

Fantastic and straight to the point

this book gave an insightful foray into the decades of successful business leadership of Richard Branson in a simple, straight to the point manner.

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  • Francis Hill
  • 03-08-16

Brilliant

Another great book read by the master RB himself. A real inspiration and solid advice!

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  • Miller
  • 01-23-15

great and inspirind

i really dont like the fact that this app forces me to write twenty words when i have been nice enough to rate the book that i bought.

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  • Anna
  • 11-30-14

Interesting and entertaining

What made the experience of listening to Like a Virgin the most enjoyable?

Full of interesting information and anecdotes, I found it fascinating to learn more about a very successful person

What other book might you compare Like a Virgin to, and why?

The Virgin Way, also written by Richard Branson, but I didn't find the two overlapping

Which scene did you most enjoy?

All of it

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Several parts made me laugh

Any additional comments?

No

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  • carll
  • 02-10-13

Great Book

Richard Branson reading is a breath of fresh air just wish he read the other books



full of great business insight learnt a lot



Thanks Richard Keep them coming

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  • Mr
  • 12-01-15

A great way of thinking

Some wonderful ideas and well explained. He does have a bee in his bonnet about British Airways though.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 12-08-18

great short insights

great insight into leadership, business, entrepreneurs and virgin model of business from Richard. Highly recommend for all organisations, entrepreneur, business enthusiast, leaders and future Leaders.

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  • Luke
  • 09-20-17

well spoken words yet again.

just a breeze to listen to, a great overview of how to get the mind thinking of what the future can hold.

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  • James
  • 02-23-17

A further brilliant piece by Branson.<br /><br />very good.

finished with ease, a great book with a brilliant approach to educating the reader.

highly recommend

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  • David goldsworthy
  • 10-21-16

Richard not having fun

Richard seems to be reading a story he doesn't want to tell.... wooden performance....might have been more enjoyable if read as written word. After really enjoying and liking Richard in Losing My Virginity... his was a disappointment in this...:: please note that I'm talking about the audible spoken books.