The Promise of a Pencil



The Promise of a Pencil The Riveting New York Times Bestseller About A Young Man Who Built Than 250 Schools Around The World And The 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 A Prestigious Job To Found Pencils Of Promise, The Organization He Started With Just 25 That Has Since Built Than 250 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 Their Biggest Ambitions Into Reality If You Feel Restless And Ready For Transition, If You Are Seeking Direction And Purpose, This Critically Acclaimed Bestseller Is For You Driven By Inspiring Stories And Shareable Insights, This Is The Book That Will Give You The Tools To Make Your Own Life A Story Worth TellingAll Proceeds From This Book Will Support Pencils Of Promise.

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  • Paperback
  • 288 pages
  • The Promise of a Pencil
  • Adam Braun
  • English
  • 19 July 2019
  • 1476730636

10 thoughts on “The Promise of a Pencil

  1. Laura Kudia says:

    I wanted to like this book I really tried But I would hardly call this a guidebook to turn your big dreams into a reality as the cover sleeve suggests Adam was born into a family a privilege, worked carelessly and recklessly in a prestigious Wall Street firm, then was incredibly self congratulatory about his project while weaving in cliche you can do it mantras in each chapter Don t get me wrong, the organization he built is incredible, but I just could NOT connect with this author at al I wanted to like this book I really tried But I would hardly call this a guidebook to turn your big dreams into a reality as the cover sleeve suggests Adam was born into a family a privilege, worked carelessly and recklessly in a prestigious Wall Street firm, then was incredibly self congratulatory about his project while weaving in cliche you can do it ma...

  2. Joe Knowles says:

    Great read Fascinating, thought provoking and heart warming It also achieves an extraordinary level of honesty for both the good and the bad times in Adam s life.For me, however, it did not achieve what it seems to have set out to do He talks about how anybody can make a big change to the world, emphasising how PoP s bank account started with just 25 But, unlike his organisation s bank account, Adam s beginnings were far from modest He was born in a wealthy area into a well connected, su Great read Fascinating, thought provoking and heart warming It also achieves an extraordinary level of honesty for both the good and the bad times in Adam s life.For me, however, it did not achieve what it seems to have set out to do He talks about how anybody can make a big change to the world, emphasising how PoP s bank account started with just 25 But, unlike his organisation s bank account, Adam s beginnings were far from modest He was born in a wealthy area into ...

  3. Rosie Nguyễn says:

    Best reading of 2016 so far Inspiring stories from a man of action Young, smart, enthusiastic and passionate, Adam Braun started with an idea, then came to live his dream and changed the world What he experienced during the journey was beyond his imagination, he made the world a better place, getting to associate with a lot of great people, doing things he loved and becoming a person he wished to be I like his humble and neutral way of expressing himself, not a narcissistic personality we se Best reading of 2016 so far Inspiring stories from a man of action Young, smart, enthusiastic and passionate, Adam Braun started with an idea, then came to live his dream and changed the w...

  4. Amanda says:

    To be honest, I don t know if I liked this book or not Don t get me wrong, I think that what Adam Braun managed to accomplish, and what he is doing with Pencils of Promise is phenomenal But I wasn t struck by the awe that he was clearly trying to convey with his story Mr Braun is a very passionate, tenacious, and most of all lucky fellow If any of these qualities would have been lacking, his project would have failed This book tells his story, but I wouldn t call it the guidebook to person To be honest, I don t know if I liked this book or not Don t get me wrong, I think that what Adam Braun managed to accomplish, and what he is...

  5. Kelley Taylor says:

    Enhstarted off great thentoo much awesomeness in his tone I think what confused me most is the subtitle The ordinary guy thing just doesn t apply Blessed by his own admission he was raised in a pretty affluent community with great schools, he then went on to Ivy League school, graduated with three degrees, was able to intern with a hedge fund at only 19the list goes on Someone in rural America may may not exactly have access to any of these opportunities due to accessibility, fina Enhstarted off great thentoo much awesomeness in his tone I think what confused me most is the subtitle The ordinary guy thing just doesn t apply Blessed by his own admission he was raised in a pretty affluent community with great schools, he then went on to Ivy League school, graduated with three degrees, was able to intern with a hedge fund at only 19the list goes on Someone in rural America may may not exactly have access to any of these opportunities due to accessibility, financial limitations, or even down to the loving support of a fam...

  6. Rachel Black says:

    Immensely self congratulatory.

  7. Liralen says:

    I think I ve figured it out There are change the world memoirs that just blow you awayand then there are those that don t What separates them is simple the holy moly that was good books are the ones that focus on the people the author, or subject, was reaching out to The others like this one focus on the author.Which is to say that I have absolutely nothing against the author, or against Pencils of Promise Would I want to do some independent rese...

  8. AE says:

    I finished this riveting read in an hour, which is not something I do often I could not put it down Adam Braun shares his incredibly inspirational journey in a way that will make you feel as though you are right there with him, with each page you turn You will get to know members of his family, his friends, the love of his life, his mentors and supporters and how each one of them contributed in various ways to where he is today and the creation of his for purpose organization, Pencils Of Prom I finished this riveting read in an hour, which is not something I do often I could not put it down Adam Braun shares his incredibly inspirational journey in a way that will make you feel as though you are right there with him, with each page you turn You will get to know members of his family, his friends, the love of his life, his mentors and supporters and how each one of them contributed in various ways to where he is today and the creation of his for purpose organization, Pencils Of Promise.Adam writes The Promise of a Pencil in a way th...

  9. Uyên Khôi says:

    L c c quy n s ch n y, m nh kh ng ngh l m nh s th ch n nh v y.M nh hong bi t n n x p cu n s ch n y v o d ng self help hay l t truy n Ch c c l l c hai, v y ch nh l c u chuy n c a Adam Braun trong su t qu tr nh nu i n ng c m l m m t c i g gi p ch cho i, n c i n y m PoP l m t t ch c v ng m nh nh b y gi Song song , trong su t qu tr nh m Adam t m ki m v ph t tri n b n th n, m nh c ng h c c nhi u i u th v , m i m v c bi t h u ch C y b t ch , c i v L c c quy n s ch n y, m nh kh ng ngh l m nh s th ch n nh v y.M nh hong bi t n n x p cu n s ch n y v o d ng self help hay l t truy n Ch c c l l c hai, v y ch nh l c u chuy n c a Adam Braun trong su t qu tr nh nu i n ng c m l m m t c i g gi p ch cho i, n c i n y m PoP l m t t ch c v ng m nh nh b y gi Song song , trong su t qu tr nh m Adam t m ki m v ph t tri n b n th n, m nh c ng h c c nhi u i u th v , m i m v c bi t h u ch C y b t ch , c i v t d ng r t quen thu c v th m ch c ph n t m th ng v i ph n l n ch ng ta, c ai ng m t n i xa x i n o n...

  10. Sue says:

    Adam Braun was on an around the world trip while in college with the Semester at Sea Program He had determined to ask a child in each place they visited what they wanted most in the world It was a child in India who answered a pencil , something Adam was able to provide and then see the child s joy that made such an impact on him and led to his founding Pencils of Promise, a non profit which builds schools in impoverished areas of the world where they are able to garner local supp...

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