Leadership Styles: Sir Richard Branson

Arguably the world’s most successful (and colorful) entrepreneur, Sir Richard Branson’s leadership style is a key driver of his brand, which is now one of the top 20 brands in the world. Looking at his leadership style through the lens of The FACET Leadership™ Model, it becomes evident that while he is strong on all of the five facets, he is particularly strong on Authenticity and Courage, as this interview shows. See what you think:

How would you score him on the Five Key Facets of High Performance Leadership?

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About Brian Ward

Brian Ward is President and CEO of Affinity Consulting and Training (ACT). Brian works with senior leadership teams to help them get unstuck, take action and achieve strategic breakthroughs. He believes that traditional forms of strategic planning are totally unsuited to today's modern organizations...instead he breaths life into a new form of strategy development and implementation which his clients experience as highly inspirational, flexible and effective.