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Career Advice On Becoming An Entrepreneur - Richard Branson

Sir Richard Branson - Founder of Virgin

Sir Richard Branson founded Virgin in 1970 - it started off as a mail order record retailer. Today the Virgin Group is made up of around 200 companies spanning 30 countries with involvements in leisure, travel, tourism, mobile, broadband, TV, radio, music festivals, finance, health and more. Not bad for a guy who left school with "pretty well no qualifications"!

Career Advice On Becoming A CEO - Sir Martin Sorrell, WPP

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Sir Martin Sorrell - Chief Executive of WPP

Sir Martin Sorrell is Chief Executive of WPP, one of the world's largest communications services groups. An economics graduate of Cambridge University with an MBA from Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration, Sir Martin began his career as a marketing associate with Glendinning Associates of Westport, Connecticut and founded WPP in 1985. The group employs 97,000 people in more than 2,000 offices in 106 countries.

Career Advice On Becoming A Chief Executive - Gareth Goodier, Addenbrookes Hospital

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Gareth Goodier - Chief Executive at Addenbrookes Hospital

As Chief Executive at Addenbrookes Hospital, Gareth Goodier is at the top of the ladder, he advises, "I do think there's a spiritual journey in life too, and that not many people give themselves enough time and space to be in touch with their soul.

Career Advice On Becoming A Managing Director - Anoop Shinh, Ambition Magazine

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Anoop Shinh - Managing Director at Ambition Magazine

Anoop Shinh is manager of Shinh Media, publisher of Ambition Magazine. "I really want to establish this magazine. It appeals to everybody who wants to be successful, who wants to be motivated". He started in field sales electronics- working his way up in sales. He saw the need for a magazine for someone like himself and developed the business idea.

Career Advice On Becoming A Medical Director - Sir Bruce Keogh, NHS

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Professor Sir Bruce Keogh - Medical Director of NHS

Professor Sir Bruce Keogh is the Medical Director of the National Health Service. He came to England from Zimbabwe to pursue his dream of becoming a heart surgeon. "When you're doing something that you love, that you really enjoy it's not a burden. It's the best job I've ever had, it's fantastic".

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