The Promise of a Pencil
  • Author : Adam Braun
  • Release Date : 18 March 2014
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 254
  • ISBN 13 : 9781476730622
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Book excerpt: The author describes how he left a lucrative business consulting job to found the nonprofit Pencils of Promise, an organization responsible for building schools for the poor in developing countries around the world and which recently completed its two hundredth school.

The Promise of a Pencil

The Promise of a Pencil

Author : Adam Braun,Carlye Adler
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Business & Economics
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The author describes how he left a lucrative business consulting job to found the nonprofit Pencils of Promise, an organization responsible for building schools for the poor in developing countries around the world and which recently completed its two hundredth school....

The Promise of a Pencil

The Promise of a Pencil

Author : Adam Braun
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Business & Economics
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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 ...

The Promise of a Pencil

The Promise of a Pencil

Author : Adam Braun
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Business & Economics
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The author describes how he left a lucrative business consulting job to found the nonprofit Pencils of Promise, an organization responsible for building schools for the poor in developing countries around the world and which recently completed its two hundredth school....

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Do you want more free books like this? Download our app for free at https://www.QuickRead.com/App and get access to hundreds of free book and audiobook summaries. Founded on just $25, international charity Pencils of Promise has built more than 200 schools in developing countries around the world. This ...

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