Richard Branson on space travel, drugs and the 'business jungle' being a better teacher than any university

PLUS: The beginnings of Virgin; getting stoned with Keith Richards; taking a business approach to the War on Drugs; and Sir Richard's theory that you could be better off learning in the "business jungle" than getting lumbered with a student loan.

Sir Richard Branson was interviewed by Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff this week at the Dreamforce conference in San Francisco this week.

Watch the full interview below as Sir Richard talks about everything from the early days of Virgin to his latest space travel venture.

And there's much more in between from getting stoned with Keith Richards to his theory you could be better off learning in the "business jungle" than getting lumbered with a student loan.

Governments should offer entrepreneurial loans as well as student loans, Sir Richard says. "The best way to learn anything is by doing it."

Plus: As a government advisor, Sir Richard takes a business approach to the War on Drugs.

(Watch Mr Benioff's second interview, with Gen. Colin Powell and GE CEO Jeff Immelt here.)

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