Losing My Virginity

Losing My Virginity
Author: Sir Richard Branson
Release: 2011-08-04
Editor: Random House
Pages: 608
ISBN: 9781446483343
Language: en
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‘Branson has a list of achievements unmatched by any other UK businessman. For anyone burning with entrepreneurial zeal, his reminiscences are akin to a sacred text’ Mail on Sunday THE NO.1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER The worldwide bestselling autobiography of iconic entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, with over two million copies sold to date. Much more than a memoir, this is Sir Richard Branson’s own take on his extraordinary life so far – and a definitive business guide that reveals his unique philosophy of commerce, success and life. In Losing My Virginity, you'll discover how Virgin grew from a mail-order music business into a path-breaking global brand. From the $25 million Virgin Earth initiative to the launch of Virgin Galactic, this is a powerful and unique look into the life of an iconic global entrepreneur.

Losing My Virginity

Losing My Virginity
Author: Richard Branson
Release: 2011-06-07
Editor: National Geographic Books
Pages: 0
ISBN: 9780307720740
Language: en
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The unusual, frequently outrageous autobiography of one of the great business geniuses of our time, Richard Branson. In little more than twenty-five years, Richard Branson spawned nearly a hundred successful ventures. From the airline business (Virgin Atlantic Airways), to music (Virgin Records and V2), to cola (Virgin Cola), and others ranging from financial services to bridal wear, Branson has a track record second to none. Many of his companies were started in the face of entrenched competition. The experts said, "Don't do it." But Branson found golden opportunities in markets in which customers have been ripped off or underserved, where confusion reigns, and the competition is complacent. In this stressed-out, overworked age, Richard Branson gives us a new model: a dynamic, hardworking, successful entrepreneur who lives life to the fullest. Branson has written his own "rules" for success, creating a group of companies with a global presence, but no central headquarters, no management hierarchy, and minimal bureaucracy. Family, friends, fun, and adventure are equally important as business in his life. Losing My Virginity is a portrait of a productive, sane, balanced life, filled with rich and colorful stories, including: - Crash-landing his hot-air balloon in the Algerian desert, yet remaining determined to have another go at being the first to circle the globe - Signing the Sex Pistols, Janet Jackson, the Rolling Stones, Boy George, and Phil Collins - Fighting back when British Airways took on Virgin Atlantic and successfully suing this pillar of the British business establishment - Swimming two miles to safety during a violent storm off the coast of Mexico - Staging a rescue flight into Baghdad before the start of the Gulf War And much more. Losing My Virginity is the ultimate tale of personal and business survival from a man who combines the business prowess of Bill Gates and the promotional instincts of P. T. Barnum.

Losing My Virginity and Other Dumb Ideas

Losing My Virginity and Other Dumb Ideas
Author: Madhuri Banerjee
Release: 2011-03-03
Editor: Penguin UK
Pages: 244
ISBN: 9788184753738
Language: en
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Kaveri is thirty; single; knows seven languages; is an interpreter by profession; has read all the books about men and how to get a date. Yet; she has not been able to figure out the language of love. Since the ‘THE ONE GREAT LOVE’ of her life has eluded her for thirty years and might never show up; she decides to take matters into her own hands. On her thirtieth birthday; she makes a resolution—love or no love; she is going to lose her virginity. Life; however; has other plans! This is a story of a spirited woman who plunges into a rollercoaster ride filled with ideas; ideals and adventures—each new day competing with yesterday to make her rethink and re-evaluate life and love.

Virginity Lost

Virginity Lost
Author: Laura Carpenter
Release: 2005-11-01
Editor: NYU Press
Pages: 295
ISBN: 9780814772003
Language: en
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Nervous, inexperienced, confused. For most, losing your virginity is one of life's most significant moments, always to be remembered. Of course, experiences vary, but Laura Carpenter asks: Is there an ideal way to lose it? What would constitute a “positive” experience? What often compels the big step? And, further, what does “going all the way” really mean for young gays and lesbians? In this first comprehensive study of virginity loss, Carpenter teases out the complexities of all things virgin by drawing on interviews with both young men and women who are straight, gay or bisexual. Virginity Lost offers a rare window into one of life's most intimate and significant sexual moments. The stories here are frank, poignant and fascinating as Carpenter presents an array of experiences that run the gamut from triumphant to devastating. Importantly, Carpenter argues that one's experience of virginity loss can have a powerful impact on one's later sexual experiences. Especially at a time of increased debate about sexual abstinence versus safe sex education in public schools, this important volume will provide essential information about the sex lives of young people.

Like a Virgin

Like a Virgin
Author: Richard Branson
Release: 2013
Editor: Random House
Pages: 386
ISBN: 9780753519929
Language: en
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Looking for advice on setting up your own company, improving your career prospects, or developing your leadership skills? Why not ask Richard Branson? In Like a Virgin: Secrets They Won't Teach You in Business School, Richard distils and shares the wisdom and experience that have made him one of the world's most recognised and respected entrepreneurs. From his 'Top 5 secrets of Business Success', to hard hitting discussions about the global financial crisis, this book brings together his best advice on all things business. It's business school, the Branson way.

Losing My Virginity

Losing My Virginity
Author: Ed Leather
Release: 2020-05-14
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 38
ISBN: 9798645961619
Language: en
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She is just 18 and wants to lose her virginity. But not by a boy, she wants a man. Her first time is with a male porn star who take her cherry and leaves her wanting so much more.

Losing It

Losing It
Author: Emma Rathbone
Release: 2016-07-19
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9780698408760
Language: en
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"Wise and witty... Losing It is cringingly insightful about sex and dating and all the ways we tie ourselves into knots over both." --The New York Times Book Review A hilarious novel that Maggie Shipstead calls "charming... witty and insightful," about a woman who still has her virginity at the age of twenty-six, and the summer she's determined to lose it—and find herself. Julia Greenfield has a problem: she's twenty-six years old and she's still a virgin. Sex ought to be easy. People have it all the time! But, without meaning to, she made it through college and into adulthood with her virginity intact. Something's got to change. To re-route herself from her stalled life, Julia travels to spend the summer with her mysterious aunt Vivienne in North Carolina. It's not long, however, before she unearths a confounding secret—her 58 year old aunt is a virgin too. In the unrelenting heat of the southern summer, Julia becomes fixated on puzzling out what could have lead to Viv's appalling condition, all while trying to avoid the same fate. For readers of Rainbow Rowell and Maria Semple, and filled with offbeat characters and subtle, wry humor, Losing It is about the primal fear that you just. might. never. meet. anyone. It's about desiring something with the kind of obsessive fervor that almost guarantees you won't get it. It's about the blurry lines between sex and love, and trying to figure out which one you're going for. And it's about the decisions—and non-decisions—we make that can end up shaping a life.

How to Lose Your Virginity

How to Lose Your Virginity
Author: Shawn Wickens
Release: 2009-12
Editor: Createspace Independent Pub
Pages: 236
ISBN: 1439269998
Language: en
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Whether stud or dud, hot dish or cold fish, you're never the same after you first “do the deed.” But how wild, weird, or earth shattering was it for your neighbor, the person next to you on the bus, or your veterinarian? In How to Lose Your Virginity… and How Not To, compiled from 1,000 face-to-face interviews across North America, Shawn Wickens makes us transfixed voyeurs in scores of others' seminal “coming” of age moments. From Kelsie Testa in Jerk Magazine: "A compilation of shocking yet heartwarming tales of orifices, secretions, and vulgarity that pleasantly ends in an orgasm. From condom follies to mixed-race orgies, Wickens proves that no formula exists when it comes to this seminal and 'ground-breaking' event…. One central message remains the same for all of these first-timers: losing your virginity is weird and exhilarating, whether you lost it with your middle-school bus driver named Frank at age 13 or you waited until marriage." Featured in the New York Daily News, The Huffington Post and Jezebel.com. Breakthru Radio calls How to Lose Your Virginity, "...an entertaining and enlightening read for virgins and non-virgins alike." A portion of the proceeds is donated to RAINN (Rape and Incest National Network)

Business Stripped Bare

Business Stripped Bare
Author: Sir Richard Branson
Release: 2008-09-18
Editor: Random House
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9780753515884
Language: en
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In Business Stripped Bare, Sir Richard Branson shares the inside track on his life in business and reveals the incredible truth about his most risky, brilliant and audacious deals. Discover why Virgin tried to take on one of the world's biggest superbrands, how Virgin Mobile USA holds the record as the fastest company in history to generate revenues of over one billion dollars (faster than Microsoft, Google and Amazon) and how Richard is the only person in the world to have built eight billion-dollar companies from scratch in eight different sectors. Combining invaluable advice with the remarkable and candid inside stories of Virgin's greatest achievements, as well as some of its setbacks, Business Stripped Bare is a dynamic, inspirational and truly original guide to success in business and in life. Whether you are an executive, an entrepreneur or are just starting out, Richard strips business down to show how you can succeed and make a difference.

I Regret the Day I Lost My Virginity

I Regret the Day I Lost My Virginity
Author: LeAnne LeLee Lyons
Release: 2017-10
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1943409366
Language: en
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Ending the War on Drugs

Ending the War on Drugs
Author: Anonim
Release: 2016-03-24
Editor: Random House
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9780753552032
Language: en
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For the last 50 years, drug prohibition laws have put the market for illegal drugs into the hands of organised criminals. Now, it’s time to take control. Ending the failed war on drugs will reduce drug-related violence, tackle organised crime, end the needless criminalisation of millions, and will halt the drain on government funds and resources. In this book, global opinion-leaders on the frontline of the drug debate describe their experiences and perspectives on what needs to be done. Highlighting the pitfalls behind drug policy to-date and bringing to light new policies and approaches, which make a clear case for galvanizing governments to end the war on drugs – once and for all.

Welcome to the Future

Welcome to the Future
Author: Kathryn Hulick
Release: 2021-10-26
Editor: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9780711251236
Language: en
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Have you ever wondered what the future may look like? In this book, you'll explore 10 ways technology could alter our way of life. The challenge for you is to decide which changes you want for yourself and the world. In the future, will we teleport from place to place, keep dinosaurs as pets or 3D-print our dinner? Will we live on Mars or upload our brains to computers? Could we solve climate change by making all our energy from mini stars we build here on earth? This fascinating and thought provoking book from science writer Kathryn Hulick explores the possible futures humanity will face, and how we will live as the world around us changes beyond our recognition. From genetic engineering and building floating colonies in space to developing telepathic technology and bionic body alterations, this engagingly illustrated book looks into the possible future technologies which will shape how we live and how we adapt to the challenges of the future. In this book, you'll meet the scientists working to bring science fiction to life and learn how soon we might have amazing new technology. You'll also delve deep into questions about right and wrong. Just because we can do something doesn't mean we should. How can we build the best possible future for everyone on Earth?

Losing My Swedish Virginity

Losing My Swedish Virginity
Author: Cesar Suarez
Release: 2020-11-10
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 146
ISBN: 9798561693793
Language: en
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Life lessons from an ambitious guy that is in love with Sweden."LMSV I" takes an unfiltered approach to the essential topics about life in the current 20's decade. It tells you how to make your life better when moving abroad.When we travel abroad, we mostly do it with the best vibes. We want to have a bunch of new friends, a healthy mind, more money in our pockets, a less stressful life, better relationships and also feel more confident in general. However, the reality is that soon we find ourselves feeling insecure, doing self-sabotage and believing, without a plan, that it is just a momentary phase and our situation will be better in the future."LMSV I" is that plan. Moving to a new place gives us the chance to start again. Who said we need to be the same person forever? It is possible to kill the anxiety, the depression, the addictions, the social media consumption, the unhealthy diet, the unproductive days, the toxic relationships and the meaningless vibes.I define success as having the true freedom to do something without having something to hold you back. You can have the desire of sleeping with a good-looking Swedish girl (but no confidence), the desire of starting your own company or working for the company you want (but no capital or a solid network), the desire of having good long-lasting Swedish friendships ( but not speaking Swedish), and the desire of being healthier in the mind and in the body (but little knowledge about how). Or whatever goal you have in your bucket list. Every goal demands hard work on yourself. There is no free lunch in the market nor in life.To come to Sweden and get this freedom, one needs to have a structured mindset. It is an amazing country with lots of opportunities but you have to calibrate your life in order to be able to integrate in the society and to exploit all the advantages it has to offer. This book is taking one step closer to all the international men, and also the swedes, to achieve more of that desired freedom. We are in a never ending process of becoming our better self and Sweden is a place that will get you inspired to do so. Sweden has the special characteristic that forces you to be your best in order to integrate successfully in society. It is a rich, innovative and educated country that has high standards for everything. I guarantee that as Jay Z says about NY, if you can make it here in Sweden you can make it anywhere.Read it, share it and let's create a better world together.

The Virgin Way

The Virgin Way
Author: Richard Branson
Release: 2014-09-09
Editor: Random House
Pages: 404
ISBN: 9780753519882
Language: en
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In September 2012, a YOUGOV poll conducted in Britain found that the person British workers would most like as their manager was Sir Richard Branson. With over 40 years in business, Richard Branson is an inspiring pioneer of humanitarian projects and an iconic business leader. In The Virgin Way: How to Listen, Learn, Laugh and Lead, Richard shares and distils his secrets of leadership and success. Featuring anecdotes from his own business dealings, as well as his observations of many others who have inspired him âe" from politicians, business leaders, explorers, scientists and philanthropists âe" Richard reflects on the qualities he feels are essential for success in todayâe(tm)s world. This is not a conventional book on leadership. There are no rules âe" but rather the secrets of leadership that he has learned along the way from his days at Virgin Records, to his recent work with The Elders. Whether youâe(tm)re at the beginning of your career, or head of a Fortune 500 company âe" this is your guide to being your own CEO (Chief Enabling Officer) and becoming a true leader âe" not just a boss.

Losing It

Losing It
Author: Kate Monro
Release: 2014-01-28
Editor: Icon Books
Pages: 220
ISBN: 1848314027
Language: en
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"A revealing insight into modern sexuality."--Tatler "I recommend this wonderful book to people of all ages."--Cheryl Cohen Greene, DHS In an increasingly sexualized world, how we lose our virginity remains an untold story. Losing It is inspired by Kate Monro's Cosmopolitan award-nominated blog, The Virginity Project. Kate Monro is a blogger, author, and journalist.

The End of Stress

The End of Stress
Author: Don Joseph Goewey
Release: 2014-09-23
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781582704913
Language: en
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"Alleviating stress leads to success. Stress debilitates and even damages the brain, inhibiting you from living your fullest, most successful life. Every level of life, from career to family to your golf score, is all about higher brain networks functioning at optimum. In The End of Stress, Don Joseph Goeweybrings a simple, straightforward solution that literally switches the brain's auto-pilot from habitual stress and anxiety, to one that's calm and wired for success. By utilizing the latest research inneuroscience and neuroplasticity, Goewey offers a 4-step process that has been tested through webinars and seminars in high stress environments with chief executives, managers, engineers, and even blue collar construction workers. The End of Stress givesyou easy to apply tools to transcend stress and build the brain structure and chemistry to bring you your best day every day"--

Finding My Virginity

Finding My Virginity
Author: Richard Branson
Release: 2022-11-24
Editor: Virgin Books Limited
Pages: 0
ISBN: 0753560119
Language: en
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A Young Gentleman s Guide To Losing Your Virginity Everything You Haven t Been Told And Need To Know

A Young Gentleman s Guide To Losing Your Virginity  Everything You Haven t Been Told And Need To Know
Author: Anonim
Release: 2022
Editor: Pratzen Publishing
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9780983927372
Language: en
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Shameless

Shameless
Author: Dani Fankhauser
Release: 2017-11-17
Editor: Readthisnext Publishing
Pages: 114
ISBN: 0692965955
Language: en
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"Impressionistic and engaging ... Fankhauser boldly offers new wisdom." - Bromleigh McCleneghan, pastor and author of Good Christian Sex --- On the 8th day, God created sexual intercourse. And it was good. But for girls like Dani Fankhauser who were told sex was only to happen once you cross the threshold of marriage, that "goodness" seemed...questionable. As young women, we learned how to say "No" to sex, but not how to ask a guy to put on a condom. We were told to limit physical affection because it undermined love, but not how to deal with our own desires and drive. Our own bodies, and their capacity for pleasure, were left a mystery. In SHAMELESS, Fankhauser writes about the questions she had that couldn't be answered by mainstream culture or by Christian communities - about shame, love, intimacy, and STDs.

How I Paid for College

How I Paid for College
Author: Marc Acito
Release: 2004-09-07
Editor: Crown
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780767919609
Language: en
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A deliciously funny romp of a novel about one overly theatrical and sexually confused New Jersey teenager’s larcenous quest for his acting school tuition It’s 1983 in Wallingford, New Jersey, a sleepy bedroom community outside of Manhattan. Seventeen-year-old Edward Zanni, a feckless Ferris Bueller–type, is Peter Panning his way through a carefree summer of magic and mischief. The fun comes to a halt, however, when Edward’s father remarries and refuses to pay for Edward to study acting at Juilliard. Edward’s truly in a bind. He’s ineligible for scholarships because his father earns too much. He’s unable to contact his mother because she’s somewhere in Peru trying to commune with Incan spirits. And, as a sure sign he’s destined for a life in the arts, Edward’s incapable of holding down a job. So he turns to his loyal (but immoral) misfit friends to help him steal the tuition money from his father, all the while practicing for his high school performance of Grease. Disguising themselves as nuns and priests, they merrily scheme their way through embezzlement, money laundering, identity theft, forgery, and blackmail. But, along the way, Edward also learns the value of friendship, hard work, and how you’re not really a man until you can beat up your father—metaphorically, that is. How I Paid for College is a farcical coming-of-age story that combines the first-person tone of David Sedaris with the byzantine plot twists of Armistead Maupin. It is a novel for anyone who has ever had a dream or a scheme, and it marks the introduction to an original and audacious talent.