At the very least Richard Branson is an interesting guy. Even if you’re put off by his whole Virgin everything-thing, you can’t fault the guy for trying and trying big…like space travel. Awesome. So when Richard Branson talks I tend to listen.
Q: What one piece of invaluable, golden advice could you offer an aspiring businessman?
A: Follow your heart; do something you are really passionate about.
The Virgin businesses that have done well over the years have always been the ones where we came up with an idea that everyone in the company really cared about and was committed to. The sales figures usually proved our point later. (More here)
Classic advice. Follow your heart.
Is Music in your heart? Are you in this game for the right reasons? As the year comes to the close I find this advice particularly poignant. In 2011 I hope where ever you go, you listen to Richard and follow your heart.
Take Control of Your Music