[email protected] Episode 6: Stephen Ritz & Organically Grown Citizens

Dec. 22, 2015

Stephen Ritz is a public school teacher in the poorest congressional district in America. Stephen was a top ten finalist in the Global Teacher Prize, "The Nobel Peace Prize of Teaching," and his work has been featured on major TV networks, and in best-selling author Michael Pollan’s newest documentary. Show notes: The unlimited potential of Las Vegas “I hate being bipolar. It’s awesome" Celebrating local heroes How Stephen became such a good speaker One thing you can do right now to be a better speaker Why it wasn’t about changing the world Stephen’s unbelievable energy without sleep at 6am The TED effect & immigration The importance of being an accessible resource What Stephen has learned from being recognized How to turn a problems into an opportunity The magic rules Why he refuses to call Green Bronx Machine a nonprofit What the whole green schools movement is all about Lessons from a startup founder in his 50s How GBM provides students health benefits and living wages How Stephen's elementary school kids are helping their parents get living wage green jobs Stephen’s remarkable leadership philosophy How Stephen attracted 400 applicants to a poor public school Advice for the hyper-ambitious striving to be the next 30 under 30, or 40 under 40 Realizing God given genetic potential regardless of zip code and skin color If you wan’t to move forward you don’t spend a lot of time looking at the rear view mirror Stephen and Rukesh’s personal tragedies & overcoming adversity Loosing 100 lbs & personal sustainability Click here for more neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.