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Tie-loathing adventurer, philanthropist & troublemaker, who believes in turning ideas into reality. Otherwise known as Dr Yes at @virgin!

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The most important thing about a business is your people: https://t.co/imrZ5Tw1M3 #VirginFamily https://t.co/9iMqG6i7QYInnovation and shaking up industries goes hand in hand: https://t.co/ilpc4udEiQ https://t.co/8AviLa2mOvHow to turn challenges into opportunities: https://t.co/ilpc4udEiQ https://t.co/s2creF5job
2/28
2020
Congratulations to @VirginFest for bringing together such a great array of artists for its LA festival this year:… https://t.co/LB2DtJGdICInsightful advice from the 100% Human At Work network on how smarter recruitment can help your company prepare itse… https://t.co/aaNQBh6oaSA business is nothing more or less than its people, and fittingly Virgin By Design is made by many. At its heart, i… https://t.co/Utf4jAYMAeAs we celebrate our 50th birthday, we’ve created a unique book to tell our story, featuring various dreams that hav… https://t.co/qtr4XnGCcbSomething I’ve been very excited about. Introducing #VirginByDesign - a special look behind the scenes of the cultu… https://t.co/hwhePySCDW
2/27
2020
A great Q&A between @HollyBranson and LinkedIn: https://t.co/nfyOvmiO9e https://t.co/dJZIvTBgUyWent for a bike ride through the Atlas Mountains – the scenery was breathtaking (as were the steep climbs!)… https://t.co/bWwVtuD3F2Took my mum to visit some of the women that her foundation has helped over the past 20 years, and she couldn’t stop… https://t.co/ALmCTwi2hjThrilled to announce our new book Virgin by Design, celebrating 50 magical years of the @Virgin brand… https://t.co/WWEn2RqWYTReally wonderful to spend some time in Morocco with my mum visiting the @EveBranson Foundation… https://t.co/kuUU7jEgd1How to make the most of your marketing budget by being more creative: https://t.co/oAksTQ4Pif https://t.co/r7Ko4uffsc
2/26
2020
.@VirginVoyages’ Scarlet Lady sails into #Liverpool. What a beautiful ship. https://t.co/Vnj9sT5Qp4 https://t.co/H3MQkqOydL“Creating a psychological, physical and emotional safe space for employees is very important to me. That’s when cre… https://t.co/OkpZDTHHzb
2/25
2020
Encouraging to see businesses use creativity and innovation to create products and services that leave a positive g… https://t.co/HB0Eje8ciVIt’s fun how little ideas can make people smile and make people more likely to book an experience:… https://t.co/KKS0SURIDbHow we tried to get more people to book our recording studio in the early days of the @Virgin brand… https://t.co/amofXhEV6XThe idea that inspired encouraging people to pinch @VirginAtlantic’s salt and pepper pots: https://t.co/qNjPqe5IL6 https://t.co/8Ngy3Ds6zY.@virginpulse hired over 600 new team members last year. Here’s a look at what life is like at the company:… https://t.co/en6VObxVGKHad so much fun joining @VirginVoyages as their first cruise ship, Scarlet Lady, sets sail for the very first time:… https://t.co/Ot9Qbn6WDM @DoverDC @VirginVoyages @VirginAtlantic @Port_of_Dover @DoverRNLI Thanks for having me and for the trip down memory lane! @xCarrie82x @GMB @kategarraway @adilray @VirginHolidays Happy to hear this Carrie. Have a wonderful holiday – and m… https://t.co/SjsZXp3fkZAn interesting idea about how to make meetings more productive: https://t.co/CcP7svb0VP #ReadByRichard https://t.co/QNP7qgj4JF
2/24
2020
Great to see @Virgin_Sport create a challenge that encourages teams and workplaces to become more active:… https://t.co/fKoxtkyU62Looking back at my great ‘aha’ moment among other things: https://t.co/dntYZbSJzt https://t.co/3AV5EWbeyrA new report from @RockyMtnInst provides a great review of Hawaii’s clean energy journey https://t.co/oxhH64ppIBhttps://t.co/lrs2drA5sj
2/23
2020
It’s your words that count, not the spelling: https://t.co/mE4V6I0yXN https://t.co/un1WcopWRHGreat to see @VirginMoney taking @Virgin’s music heritage into the future with new partnerships with two of the wor… https://t.co/O9039hdfIe“In this world, when we combine head and heart – we can accomplish anything.” Wonderful to hear from Andrew Youn,… https://t.co/d9yi7b7U3G
2/22
2020
I’m so proud of the @VirginVoyages team and everything that has been achieved with their first ship… https://t.co/NktQa4BD0mI’ve wanted to launch a cruise line since I was in my 20s and I’m so excited that it’s finally happening with… https://t.co/I1uIlFVvdLMy tips on how to always be innovating in business https://t.co/etdCG1j0p8Thrilled to show off @VirginVoyages’ first cruise ship Scarlet Lady to the world for the first time… https://t.co/pUqfYDsMi6From selling the first Virgin Mobile product to wrapping one of our trains in Pride colours, Vic Whitehouse has som… https://t.co/I1rF7LQrBIProud @VirginRadioUK Show is now the country’s biggest digital-only breakfast show https://t.co/yzrsttdZuJhttps://t.co/GQ8BgTcgi5“To shift from doom and gloom to a positive, optimistic, constructive attitude is very important because it is what… https://t.co/e9cTTBxEgq
2/21
2020
The next @Virgin company is on its way… https://t.co/QO9usQJl0J #VirginFamily https://t.co/HSzQUap5RZLooking back at my earliest memory, my greatest ‘aha’ moment and most memorable meeting I’ve ever had:… https://t.co/yNfc633bAkFrom my ideal superpower to my favourite ice cream flavour – here are some odd answers to 10 questions I’ve never b… https://t.co/5gthJSpufCBeing yourself makes the best impression - great to read the research that proves it: https://t.co/Kt250ifDuBhttps://t.co/7zBTBMGy2DLooking back at the moment I met my wonderful wife, Joan: https://t.co/wIthVuh9bD #tbt https://t.co/6WImVuU7AB
2/20
2020
Exciting to see @VirginFest announce their 2020 lineup https://t.co/9k5L39PZ7h @lizzo @asvpxrocky #VirginFest2020https://t.co/huYFrmuC1RFake endorsements and impersonation scams are becoming increasingly commonplace online. Avoid the scammers: https://t.co/ICZysEJQJd.@VirginStartUp is our not-for-profit entrepreneurial hub where you can find lots of advice, events and tips for he… https://t.co/SRWaVM2zQjOne of @VirginAtlantic’s most memorable campaigns still makes me smile: https://t.co/oAksTQ4Pif https://t.co/w7D2RXJzOqMy tips on making the most of your marketing budget: https://t.co/oAksTQ4Pif @VirginStartUp https://t.co/v5UAyTOLhDTaking an entrepreneurial approach to non-profits and making change happen: https://t.co/gugCsxLJ3FWatch SpaceShipTwo Unity and mothership, VMS Eve, land at Spaceport America and complete another vital step on… https://t.co/UNnfMnqjqH
2/19
2020
The most important thing about a business is its people https://t.co/imrZ5Tw1M3 #VirginFamily https://t.co/aXQbEbcc8JDelighted to see @VirginAtlantic coming back to Cape Town, one of my favourite cities https://t.co/VwWmQTNC0Mhttps://t.co/vj5lqF8sIIMy thoughts on collaboration and why it’s so important to surround yourself with a great team:… https://t.co/ZCTnvjedHEWhat makes the @Virgin brand special is its people: https://t.co/imrZ5Tw1M3 #VirginFamily https://t.co/2HlmZmWMbeMy latest radio show episode talking about the role business has to play in tackling global issues… https://t.co/m6kBWaUSHo
2/18
2020
It’s always such a privilege seeing nature in its rawest form. Mahali Mzuri really does offer some of the best wild… https://t.co/p1Z3FVoL3lI visited @VirginLimitedEd’s wonderful safari lodge Mahali Mzuri recently and it really instils a sense of peace wi… https://t.co/55Xze3oo0eVisiting Mahali Mzuri: https://t.co/y6fqitO8G2 #Kenya @VirginLimitedEd https://t.co/nAz2BuZGgU @BecksOtf Thanks Lesego – enjoy @AndrewDavies2 Two of my favourite things…Five tips on how to delegate: https://t.co/evTuUk26jL #MondayMotivation
2/17
2020
.@VirginAtlantic does not fly to Japan, but we are in discussions with the UK government and seeing if there is any… https://t.co/UMI3lc4yZUMight borrow some of these off your list @HollyBranson https://t.co/1lJY2FfXXu https://t.co/pwW31NBg1HCongrats to @VirginUnite President @JeanOelwang on joining @thebteamhq as they work to do business differently to p… https://t.co/PHN5B1OGuN
2/16
2020
How my dyslexia has been a great benefit to me in business: https://t.co/WEfKrOBgdM @MadeByDyslexia https://t.co/mlDmHM095u.@VirginVoyages have revealed the wearable technology that helps Sailors get around the ship. Better still, the ban… https://t.co/sGBbnFDnNhApproximately 9m tons of plastic waste end up in the ocean each year, threatening our ecosystems, wildlife and huma… https://t.co/jyJdqTThzEThe best ideas for businesses are often the ones that solve a problem. Great to see the progress that @grypmat has… https://t.co/Gllqowj93IHow work is evolving - @HollyBranson shares six key trends identified by @thebteamhq’s 100% Human At Work network:… https://t.co/4MAulbQomP
2/15
2020
Scarlet is red The ocean is blue Here’s our new ship Ready for you! https://t.co/ktKjspjXwM @VirginVoyages https://t.co/Mm6BKymgayToday is a very special day for all the Virgin family as we take delivery of Scarlet Lady, @VirginVoyages’ very fir… https://t.co/pVnOB0M7ywBrilliant to see @VirginAtlantic’s partners @Delta pledging $1 billion to become the world’s first carbon-neutral a… https://t.co/Pl2hD8M0Pg @VirginBalloons @Virgin @VirginMoney Brilliant @HollyBranson @Sustainably @VirginStartUp Two amazing entrepreneurs @oceanunite @OceanoAzulF Such an important message - thanks for sharing @NigelCaseyHC @VirginAtlantic @ukinsouthafrica Looking forward to it @dpatil @MadeByDyslexia Really kind of you, thanksSome of my favourite romantic escapes around the world – I’ve seen many proposals and weddings (and even officiated… https://t.co/vPXCEbOtFwBallooning has always held a special place in my heart – and it seems I’m not alone. Lovely to read some of the pro… https://t.co/9hnkOscFsMProud to see @Virgin recognised as one of @OFB_LGBT’s Equality Champions for going above and beyond to stand up for… https://t.co/yP2yxlwuggSpaceShipTwo Unity and VMS Eve have landed at the Gateway to Space, Spaceport America, New Mexico. Read about the n… https://t.co/5qewtUSXk4
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2/14
2020
Inspiring to see how @SafeHands4Girls are helping to prevent harm to 50 million girls at risk of #FGM. Learn about… https://t.co/VnmmcGdulrOne of the most amazing things about being dyslexic is the imagination it gives you. I started dreaming from a youn… https://t.co/w9SccACdtpDyslexia is just a different way of thinking, not a disadvantage. Wouldn’t the world be rather boring if we were al… https://t.co/7DRJ88fmpcIt’s the words that count (not the spelling) https://t.co/WEfKrOBgdM @MadeByDyslexia https://t.co/8tYh9ZZIJ1My top five tips to help you take on new challenges: https://t.co/ADkGsHN6Cm https://t.co/xLxdHO2QUP
2/13
2020
It was really exciting to visit the @virgingalactic team at Spaceport America - the world’s first purpose-built com… https://t.co/93Y8prpT9gWe’re so excited we’re shouting from the rooftops! 🗣 Our lineup drops in just ONE WEEK! ONE WEEK! ONE WEEK! Set you… https://t.co/pibnPZvXrP
Retweeted by Richard Branson.@VirginAtlantic are coming back to Cape Town, one of my favourite cities. We’re launching a new daily seasonal ser… https://t.co/v1Resgg0IQ.@Virgin is set to launch new telecoms services in Spain, an exciting moment for the #VirginFamilyhttps://t.co/3jIj5gTrOX @ValaAfshar Thanks for the kind words ValaCongratulations to @VirginRadioUK on becoming the most listened-to commercial digital station:… https://t.co/Dc50OZF2rf
2/12
2020
How to take an entrepreneurial approach to the not-for-profit sector: https://t.co/foyFlBDYZp @HollyBransonhttps://t.co/YoD2d0ORtmMy thoughts on the @VirginAtlantic GlobalFlyer and the need for a continuous push for innovation… https://t.co/qfWgT9nkl6The @VirginAtlantic GlobalFlyer and a runway to net zero https://t.co/TankBtRqTL https://t.co/3lNK6njbv0On this day in 1990, @TheElders' founder @NelsonMandela walked free after 27 years’ imprisonment. In today’s troubl… https://t.co/wVXosv0MQOOn February 11th 2006, Steve Fossett, in the @VirginAtlantic GlobalFlyer, completed the longest distance ever flown… https://t.co/9whPnoXDwRLooking back at the past 44 years with my wonderful wife, Joan: https://t.co/wIthVuh9bD https://t.co/MeW23Z2td8
2/11
2020
Interesting to read about how satellite tags and tagging expeditions are crucial to protecting shark populations:… https://t.co/JHHhRpWXMtVic Whitehouse has played such an important role in the #VirginFamily story. From selling the first Virgin Mobile p… https://t.co/DgZY6WNsbd
2/10
2020

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