Having a good network can be invaluable. It opens doors for you and allows you to enter into opportunities that are beneficial to your business.
Other Richard Branson quotes:
Believe in yourself and back yourself to come out on top. A fulfilling career is waiting for those brave enough to find it.
I do believe the harder you work, the luckier you get.
Being a good listener is absolutely critical to being a good leader; you have to listen to the people who are on the front line.
Having no regrets makes way for the best piece of advice I can give - don't be afraid of failure.
Doing good is good for business.
From my very first day as an entrepreneur, I've felt the only mission worth pursuing in business is to make people's lives better.
Business leaders take things far too seriously, and forget that most of the time people spend in their lives is at work, and it should be fun.
You don't learn to walk by following rules, you learn by doing and by falling over.
In business, if you realize you've made a bad decision, you change it.
Find somebody else to run your business on a day-to-day basis.