In the midst of their conversation on the TED stage, Richard Branson tells Chris Anderson a surprising fact: He’s dyslexic, and did terribly at school. The revelation from this entrepreneur and billionaire touches on a common TED theme: the many ways we can succeed, and the many ways there are to be educated.
Richard Branson: Life at 30,000 feet
When Richard Branson was at school, his headmaster predicted he would wind up either a millionaire or in jail. Since then, he’s done both. Here he
talks to TED’s Chris Anderson about the ups and the downs of his career, from his multibillionaire success to his multiple near-death experiences. Watch this talk >>