Social media is a great way to stay connected with friends and family as well as stay informed on the latest headlines, news, and trends. However, it also gives us unprecedented access to the thoughts and lives of some of the most brilliant business minds of our times.
Sir Richard Branson, mega-successful founder of the Virgin Group, runs a worldwide network of more than 400 businesses. Somehow he finds the time to regularly tweet to his more than 6 million followers. Branson provides business inspiration and advice that is inspirational.
Michelle Glover is the brains behind the popular Twitter account enTREEpreneurz, which is dedicated to empowering other women to grow their own businesses “one leaf at a time.” A founder of one company and current CEO of another, Glover tweets her comments on business articles as well as provides practical startup tips and inspiration for aspiring entrepreneurs.
The current CEO of online shoe retailer Zappos, Tony Hsieh sold his first company to Microsoft at age 24 for a cool $265 million. Today he can be found tweeting about his principles for life and business – as well as using social media as a way to interact directly with his customers.
The co-founder of a number of popular websites including Flickr and Hunch, Fake is currently working on Findery, a site which lets users search for and leave notes on almost any subject. Fake’s Twitter is full of her comments on interesting articles from across the web.
Best known for his book The 4-Hour Workweek, Ferriss encourages his followers to use their time efficiently and effectively in order to maximize productivity and potential. His teachings and philosophies make him extremely popular among CEOs and entrepreneurs who choose to run their businesses remotely.