Life Quotes #32

British entrepreneur Richard Branson launched Virgin Records in the early 1970s, eventually building his business into the multinational Virgin Group

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The Two Minute Bio: Paul Allen

Born in 1953 in Seattle, Washington, Paul Allen met fellow Lakeside School student and computer enthusiast Bill Gates when Allen was 14 and Gates was 12. Less than a decade later, in 1975, college drop-outs Allen and Gates founded Microsoft. Allen resigned after being diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease in 1983, and today continues to pursue other business, … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Paul Allen

The Two Minute Bio: Jack Ma

Jack Ma is one of the world’s greatest living examples of entrepreneurship today. Once a poor lad who survived by guiding tourists, Ma left no stone unturned to rise above his humble condition and achieve success. One of the first steps he took in this regard was to improve his communication skills by learning English. … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Jack Ma

The Two Minute Bio: Akio Morito

Akio Morita was a businessman best known as the co-founder of Sony. With the desire to do something great and something different he established Sony Corporation in the U.S. He is credited for creating several of the Sony products. Morita was born on 26th January 1921 in Nagoya, Japan. As the oldest sibling he was trained to … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Akio Morito

The Two Minute Bio: David Attenborough

David Attenborough was born in London, England, in 1926. After studying the natural sciences at the University of Cambridge, he began his career as a producer at the BBC, where he launched the successful Zoo Quest series. Attenborough was made controller of BBC Two in 1965 and later its director of programming. During his tenure the station … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: David Attenborough

Life Quotes #28

  In the history of electronic journalism, very few anchors and newscasters have changed the way news was presented - David Brinkley being one amongst those. Having been in the industry for half a century and serving as the newscaster for four decades, Brinkley brought about a major change in the industry with his unique … Continue reading Life Quotes #28

Why We Have Too Few Female Leaders

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg looks at why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions -- and offers 3 powerful pieces of advice to women aiming for the C-suite. https://www.ted.com/talks/sheryl_sandberg_why_we_have_too_few_women_leaders?referrer=playlist-ted_talks_by_strong_women_lead

The Devil Wears Prada (2006) “No, No. That Wasn’t A Question.”

RATING: 3/5 DIRECTOR: David Frankel A position at Runway fashion magazine is the  credit that you want on your CV and resume. Miranda Priestly (Streep) is the editor and needs a new personal assistant. A new journalist graduate in Andy Sachs (Hathaway) enters the scene as the naive newbie on the block. She's  the laughing … Continue reading The Devil Wears Prada (2006) “No, No. That Wasn’t A Question.”

The Two Minute Bio: Mary Kay Ash

Entrepreneur Mary Kay, founder of Mary Kay Inc., built a profitable business from scratch that created new opportunities for women to achieve financial success. After her bad experiences in the traditional workplace, Ash set out to create her own business at the age of 45. She started with an initial investment of $5,000 in 1963. … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Mary Kay Ash