Was taking a £2,000 loss to make an album hit worth it for Richard Branson’s Virgin Records?

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Purple vinyl record on a table.
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The Campaign


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Person holding a cactus plant in front of his face.
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How a scam artist fooled investors with a simple trick.

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The Newby-McMahon building (world's littlest skyscraper).
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Aiming for the stars as a non-profit organization — delusional or genius?

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Sal Khan giving a Ted talk.
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Enter Sal Khan


#7: Says that they will “wipe off all the rats in the country.”

Evil cat.
Evil cat.
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  1. Does not like people.
  2. Would kill you if they got the chance.
  3. Will eat you after you die.
  4. Does not like it when you pet them — a little more than normal people.
  5. Hates that dog you have and would rather kill it too.
  6. Will get near to you, asking for help when you’re in a lonely, dark place.
  7. Says that they will “wipe off all the rats in the country.”
  8. Does not want your hugs. Blood would do.
  9. Will sniff you for unknown reasons.
  10. Might eat mice? You never know.
  11. Might just have a secret group that does all…


Use the “WOOP” technique to learn whatever you want.

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Working on the table.
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How 7 guys created the greatest mathematician in the world

Members of Nicolas Bourbaki meet in Bourbaki Congress
Members of Nicolas Bourbaki meet in Bourbaki Congress
Members of Nicolas Bourbaki [Wikimedia Commons:Public Domain]


What happens when you let your consumers decide the price of your product?

Thom Yorke singing in a Radiohead concert in Amsterdam.
Thom Yorke singing in a Radiohead concert in Amsterdam.
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How It Performed

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