Recommended Read: ‘Five top tips to starting a successful business’

In a world that is constantly changing, entrepreneurship is something that is much needed. Many of our Tamil youth have started their own businesses, and continue to come out with creative business ideas.

We found an article written by Richard Branson, Founder at Virgin Group on Linken to help the latter: Five top tips to starting a successful business.

1. Listen more than you talk

We have two ears and one mouth, using them in proportion is not a bad idea! To be a good leader you have to be a great listener. Brilliant ideas can spring from the most unlikely places, so you should always keep your ears open for some shrewd advice. This can mean following online comments as closely as board meeting notes, or asking the frontline staff for their opinions as often as the CEOs. Get out there, listen to people, draw people out and learn from them.

Click here to read the rest of the article on Branson’s Blog!

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