How Richard Branson Lives His Life

How Richard Branson Lives His Life

Richard Branson

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Virgin Atlantic’s Richard Branson lives an amazing life and is very public in doing so. I was recently dining at a Jimmy John’s sandwich shop and they had a variety of sayings on the walls. One that caught my eye was the list of how Richard Branson lives his life. Pretty inspiring stuff. Read on to see how Richard Branson lives his life and how you can take his philosophies and apply them to your own personal and professional life.

How I Live My Life, by Richard Branson

  • Have Faith in Yourself
  • Think YES not NO
  • Live Life to the Fullest
  • Never Give Up

Just Do It

  • Believe it can be done.
  • Have goals.
  • Prepare well.
  • Help each other.

Have Fun

  • Have fun, work hard and money will come.
  • Don’t waste time. Grab your chances.
  • Have a positive outlook on life.
  • When it’s not fun, move on.

Be Bold

  • Calculate the risks and take them.
  • Believe in yourself.
  • Chase your dreams and goals.
  • Have no regrets.
  • Keep your word.

Challenge Yourself

Stand On Your Own Feet

  • Rely on yourself.
  • Chase your dreams, but live in the real world.
  • Work together.

Live In The Moment

  • Love life and live it to the fullest.
  • Enjoy the moment.
  • Reflect on your life.
  • Make every second count.
  • Don’t have regrets.

Value Family and Friends

  • Put the family and team first.
  • Be loyal.
  • Face problems head on.
  • Money is for making things happen.
  • Pick the right people and reward talent.

Have Respect

  • Be polite and respectful.
  • Do the right thing.
  • Keep your good name.
  • Be fair in all your dealings.


As you can see, Branson’s list of how he lives his life offers a variety of insight into his success. Everything that he has detailed can be applied to our own personal and professional pursuits. If he’s had success adhering to this list, what’s not to say we couldn’t be successful as well?

So what say you? Do you have any personal mantras that you follow? Any of what he follows resonate with you? Hit up the comments below and share!

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