How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change | Adam Braun

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Adam Braun is the Founder of Pencils of Promise, an award-winning nonprofit organization that has broken ground on over 200 schools around the world and in 2013 was recognized at the United Nations as the Empact Showcase’s “Education Organization of the Year.” In 2012, he was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 List and Wired Magazine’s “50 People Who Are Changing the World.” He is a graduate of Brown University and a frequent speaker at conferences, colleges and Fortune 1000 companies.

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  • 1. we help you discover smarter ways to think, grow, and live. Changing the world - one pencil at a time
  • 2. This presentation consists of highlights from the interview with Moe Abdou, founder & host of 33voices®.
  • 3. Adam Braun Adam Braun is the Founder of Pencils of Promise, an award-winning nonprofit organization that has broken ground on over 200 schools around the world and in 2013 was recognized at the United Nations as the Empact Showcase’s “Education Organization of the Year.” In 2012, he was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 List and Wired Magazine’s “50 People Who Are Changing the World.” He is a graduate of Brown Uni- versity and a frequent speaker at con- ferences, colleges and Fortune 1000 companies. @AdamBraun
  • 4. 1 On Purposeful work:
  • 5. 1 On Purposeful work: Success without significance is empty.
  • 6. 1 On Purposeful work: Challenge your assumptions so you can find your truth - it’s your most powerful weapon.
  • 7. 1 On Purposeful work: Reflect on the positive impact that you’re having in the world - is it significant enough?
  • 8. 1 On Purposeful work: Every one of us is a revolution being carried within a vessel - activate it by finding and living your purpose.
  • 9. 2 On Education:
  • 10. 2 On Education: Education creates opportunity - 67 million children in the world are without access to education.
  • 11. 2 On Education: Education will eradicate poverty - start the dialogue.
  • 12. 2 On Education: To build an effective & enduring education system - empower the locals.
  • 13. 2 On Education: To make lasting impact - start by empowering each individual to educate herself.
  • 14. 3 On Entrepreneurship:
  • 15. 3 On Entrepreneurship: Seek out the impossible - If your dreams aren’t scaring you, then you’re not dreaming big enough.
  • 16. 3 On Entrepreneurship: Embrace failure - it’s the greatest teacher and fastest route to continual growth.
  • 17. 3 On Entrepreneurship: Build a team and leverage the diversity of their skill set.
  • 18. 3 On Entrepreneurship: Social media is the fuel to galvanize your early adaptors - keep it personal.
  • 19. 3 On Entrepreneurship: Play to your strengths, but be nimble ‘like a baby who just learned how to walk’
  • 20. 4 On becoming a Leader:
  • 21. 4 On becoming a Leader: Nothing happens in an individual vacuum - embrace the wisdom of others.
  • 22. 4 On becoming a Leader: Speak the language of the person you want to become - think more ‘we’ and ‘us’
  • 23. 4 On becoming a Leader: A goal realized is a goal defined - articulate your vision.
  • 24. 4 On becoming a Leader: Acknowledge the unsung heroes - they’re the difference makers.
  • 25. 4 On becoming a Leader: Make the little decisions with your head, and the big ones with your heart.
  • 26. 5 On Hiring:
  • 27. 5 On Hiring:
  • 28. 5 On Hiring: It wise to hire generalists early on, but only if their talent and passion align with your vision.
  • 29. 5 On Hiring: Maximize the productivity and engagement of your team members by designing roles around their unique abilities.
  • 30. 5 On Hiring: Cultural fit is a must.
  • 31. 6 On Life:
  • 32. 6 On Life: Make your story worth telling.
  • 33. 6 On Life: Get out of your comfort zone - it’s where real growth lives.
  • 34. 6 On Life: Live not in dreams, but in contemplation of a reality that is perhaps the future.
  • 35. 6 On Life: Embrace the sleepless nights - it’s worth it in the long run.
  • 36. 6 On Life: Find your revolution.
  • 37. What’s the impact on you when you help someone who isn’t able to help himself? REALLY REFLECT
  • 38. Connect WITH US! Tell us what you think Chase@33voices.com