The Virgin Way

  • by Richard Branson
  • Narrated by Adrian Mulraney
  • 10 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In September 2012, a YouGov poll conducted in Britain found that the person British workers would most like as their manager was Sir Richard Branson.
With over 40 years in business, Richard Branson is an inspiring pioneer of humanitarian projects and an iconic business leader. In The Virgin Way: How to Listen, Learn, Laugh and Lead, Richard shares and distils his secrets of leadership and success. Featuring anecdotes from his own business dealings, as well as his observations of many others who have inspired him - from politicians, business leaders, explorers, scientists, and philanthropists - Richard reflects on the qualities he feels are essential for success in today's world. This is not a conventional book on leadership. There are no rules - but rather the secrets of leadership that he has learned along the way from his days at Virgin Records, to his recent work with The Elders. Whether you're at the beginning of your career, or head of a Fortune 500 company, this is your guide to being your own CEO (Chief Enabling Officer) and becoming a true leader, not just a boss.

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Audible Editor Reviews

The skills to being a successful leader are detailed by one of the best in business today, Sir Richard Branson, author of his brilliant audiobook The Virgin Way: How to Listen, Learn, Laugh and Lead which has been narrated by actor Adrian Mulraney. Some people are born natural leaders but to be a good leader takes skill. Learn these skills and more from Branson as he shows you exactly what is required to be successful. Branson reveals those leaders who have inspired him to build his empire and he aims with this book to help you build yours. Available now from Audible.

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Customer Reviews

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I read all Branson's Books! This one not so great!

What would have made The Virgin Way better?

This book is a mish mash of stories, mostly comparing Virgin to other companies and explaining how Virgin is as good as those companies. I'm generality not that critical about Virgin but this book seems poorly thought out and goes on about other companies more than Virgin, no real meat just what we already know. If you;ve read any of Richards other books, you'll not learn anything new.


Would you ever listen to anything by Richard Branson again?

No, no need! No real life learning content in there!


How could the performance have been better?

Focus on real stories from Virgin. Less comparison to other companies. and less use of the "The Virgin Way"


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- Dan

Interesting but dull...

What did you like best about The Virgin Way? What did you like least?

The introduction has a strong echo making it quite hard to listen to. The remainder is interesting and offers some good advice and snippets of experience. But blimey, the narrators voice is so dull! There is no life in it!


What do you think the narrator could have done better?

Been less dreary and fluctuate the tone occasionally!


Any additional comments?

Good book, poor narration.

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- J. Bradley

Book Details

  • Release Date: 25-09-2014
  • Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd