Richard Branson: The power of partnership
“Great partnerships are what drive real change. So it’s wonderful that Partnering – Jean Oelwang’s brilliant new book on the power of partnership – has arrived.
Jean is the founding CEO and President of Virgin Unite, our not-for-profit foundation, which works to unite people and entrepreneurial ideas to create opportunities for a better world. I’ve spent 18 years in awe of Jean – watching her take on some of the world’s biggest problems with Virgin Unite and bringing together all the right people in the room to try and solve them. I remember our first conversation about Virgin Unite (Jean was working for Virgin Mobile Australia at the time) and how excited we both were by our shared vision to create a foundation that would bring an entrepreneurial approach to the charity sector.
Jean is so passionate about the power of partnerships that she has now started Plus Wonder, an independent not-for-profit initiative to inspire people to forge partnerships in service of a greater purpose (and all the proceeds from this book will be donated to Plus Wonder).”
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