According to Virgin Atlantic founder Richard Branson, behind every great entrepreneur is a supportive mentor propelling him or her toward success.
For Branson, Sir Freddie Laker was the mentor who helped Branson’s business vision take flight. Sir Freddie founded Laker Airways in 1966, and he offered Branson his expertise on how to start a new airline in a sky filled with competition. “He (Laker) helped shape our vision for high quality service at competitive prices,” Branson said in an interview a few years ago. “He also managed […]