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Episode 48: Teaching Kids About Stoicism with Ken Davenport

Ken Davenport is an entrepreneur and writer in San Diego, California. Ken is the CEO of Mission Edge, a social enterprise providing consulting and strategy services to nonprofits and small businesses in underserved communities. Prior to starting Mission Edge, Ken was a serial entrepreneur who started and ran several successful companies in the healthcare and data analytics field. Ken is passionate about veteran entrepreneurship and teaches the Boots to Business course for the Institute of Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University and has been an instructor for the veteran transition program with Four Block. Ken is a past board member at the Travis Manion Foundation, a past board member at San Diego Social Venture Partners, and remains an active seed investor and mentor to numerous start-ups. Ken’s books include two novels, an alternative history of the early 1960s called The Two Gates and a near-future technothriller called The Bug Hunter. His most recent book is a guide for veterans in transition called The Stoic Transition: How Veterans Can Thrive in their Next Adventure. 


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