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Episode 068 : Business ownership can end poverty, says entrepreneurship expert Steve Mariotti

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Social entrepreneur and celebrated teacher Steve Mariotti has written numerous guides for starting your own business. And he is well known for launching the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, which has provided 60 hours of business training for more than a million disadvantaged young people around the world. In today’s episode, Steve gets personal as he talks about his wonderful new book, Goodbye Homeboy: How My Students Drove Me Crazy and Inspired a Movement. He explains how his belief in the power of entrepreneurship to transform society began in the 80s when he was teaching – and sometimes struggling – in some of New York City’s toughest public schools. For more, visit: