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26%OFFAdam Braun - The Pormise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change - 9781476730639 - V9781476730639
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The Pormise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change

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Description for The Pormise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change Paperback. The inspiring memoir of a man who traded a career to found Pencils of Promise, an organization that has built over 100 schools in the developing world Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: BM; JKSN1; JN; VSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 141 x 214 x 19. Weight in Grams: 254.
Adam Braun began working summers at hedge funds when he was just sixteen years old, sprinting down the path to a successful Wall Street career. But while traveling as a college student, he met a young boy begging on the streets of India who would change his life. When Braun asked the boy what he wanted most in the world, he simply answered, "a pencil." This small request became the inspiration for the organisation Braun would one day start, taking him on a journey through more than fifty countries and into the heart of self-discovery. His unique "for-purpose" ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Number of Pages
288
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9781476730639
SKU
V9781476730639
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Ref
99-38

About Adam Braun
Adam Braun is the Founder of Pencils of Promise, an award-winning for-purpose organization that has built more than 200 schools across Africa, Asia, and Latin America and delivered over 30 million educational hours to children in poverty. PoP was founded with just $25 and has grown under Braun’s stewardship with his unique approach that blends nonprofit idealism with for-profit business ... Read more

Reviews for The Pormise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change
"For anyone with a big dream to transform the world, this book will show you how to get it done."
Sir Richard Branson “A compelling and singular story filled with universal truths everyone needs to hear.”
United States Senator Cory Booker "A remarkably inspiring story that shares the essential lessons to creating a life of meaning, passion and ... Read more

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