How can we improve our educational system to help late bloomers discover their talents?


Rich Karlgaard (Author & Publisher at Forbes Magazine)

Rich Karlgaard provides examples from around the world that could help with improving our educational system. This includes having kids begin school at a later age and for schools to provide more options in learning trades. He discusses the benefits that mandatory military or civilian service could provide young people.


About Author

Rich Karlgaard

Author & Publisher at Forbes Magazine

Rich Karlgaard, author of Late Bloomers: The Power of Patience in a World Obsessed with Early Achievement, is the publisher of Forbes magazine and is based in Silicon Valley. He is a lecturer, pilot, and the author of four acclaimed previous books. A self-proclaimed late bloomer, he had a mediocre academic career at Stanford (which he got into by a fluke), and after graduating, until age 26, worked as a dishwasher, night watchman, and typing temp before finally finding the intersection of his talents and drive that ultimately led him to his current career trajectory.

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Vaishali Jain

Vaishali Jain

Sarder TV Journalist, and Former Bloomberg TV Journalist

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