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Here's a story: Steve Mariotti was named 2004 National Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Some years before he was mugged by kids for $10. After that Mariotti changed careers to teach Math to impoverished kids.

He realized the traditional subjects weren't relevant to the students and began teaching them basic business skills. The students began learning more about what they were interested in and didn't have: money and ownership.

Mariotti soon found the kids that were written off, were now eagerly learning new skills toward behaving as entrepreneurs. Read more here.


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