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Another point on the board for the Marie Mae Business School: New evidence shows that business training reduces poverty more effectively than other approaches, and that people tend to choose entrepreneurship over factory work.
I recently read that Americans allowed 658 million paid vacation days to go unused in 2015. Are you kidding me? What a waste! But I know many driven, entrepreneurial-minded men and women operate with the assumption that vacation days themselves aren’t productive; there's too much to do and simply not enough hours in the week. However, there is so much good to be done - and purpose to be found - around the world if we use our vacation days for good. Stay with me here.