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The Promise of a Pencil - How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change

Adam Braun

The riveting story of how a young man turned $25 into more than 200 schools around the world and the guiding steps anyone can take to lead a successful and significant life. 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 he met a young boy begging on the streets of India, who after being asked what he wanted most in the world, simply answered, "A pencil." This small request led to a staggering series of events that took Braun backpacking through dozens of countries before eventually leaving one of the world's most prestigious jobs to found Pencils of Promise, the organization he started with just $25 that has since built more than 200 schools around the world. The Promise of a Pencil chronicles Braun's journey to find his calling, as each chapter explains one clear step that every person can take to turn your biggest ambitions into reality, even if you start with as little as $25. His story takes readers behind the scenes with business moguls and village chiefs, world-famous celebrities and hometown heroes. Driven by compelling stories and shareable insights, this is a vivid and inspiring book that will give you the tools to make your own life a story worth telling. *All proceeds from this book will support Pencils of Promise.

The riveting story of how a young man turned $25 into more than 200 schools around the world and the guiding steps anyone can take to lead a successful and significant life. 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 he met a young boy begging on the streets of India, who after being asked what he wanted most in the world, simply answered, "A pencil." This small request led to a staggering series of events that took Braun backpacking through dozens of countries before eventually leaving one of the world's most prestigious jobs to found Pencils of Promise, the organization he started with just $25 that has since built more than 200 schools around the world. The Promise of a Pencil chronicles Braun's journey to find his calling, as each chapter explains one clear step that every person can take to turn your biggest ambitions into reality, even if you start with as little as $25. His story takes readers behind the scenes with business moguls and village chiefs, world-famous celebrities and hometown heroes. Driven by compelling stories and shareable insights, this is a vivid and inspiring book that will give you the tools to make your own life a story worth telling. *All proceeds from this book will support Pencils of Promise.
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The riveting story of how a young man turned $25 into more than 200 schools around the world and the guiding steps anyone can take to lead a successful and significant life. 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 he met a young boy begging on the streets of India, who after being asked what he wanted most in the world, simply answered, "A pencil." This small request led to a staggering series of events that took Braun backpacking through dozens of countries before eventually leaving one of the world's most prestigious jobs to found Pencils of Promise, the organization he started with just $25 that has since built more than 200 schools around the world. The Promise of a Pencil chronicles Braun's journey to find his calling, as each chapter explains one clear step that every person can take to turn your biggest ambitions into reality, even if you start with as little as $25. His story takes readers behind the scenes with business moguls and village chiefs, world-famous celebrities and hometown heroes. Driven by compelling stories and shareable insights, this is a vivid and inspiring book that will give you the tools to make your own life a story worth telling. *All proceeds from this book will support Pencils of Promise.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Kirby Heyborne

Length:

7h 32m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:36


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:38


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

20:10


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

11:18


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

19:35


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

17:09


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

10:30


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

22:54


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

15:55


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

12:56


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

20:18


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

13:48


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

18:24


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

15:04


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:45


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

09:56


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

12:55


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

17:10


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

11:21


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

13:23


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

11:55


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

19:34


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

10:13


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

16:10


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

13:26


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

14:38


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

17:20


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

15:27


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

17:54


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

15:33


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

17:26


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

07:01


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

01:03