How is the emphasis on early achievement affecting college & professional sports?


Rich Karlgaard (Author & Publisher at Forbes Magazine)

Rich Karlgaard explains how the current focus on early achievement is reaching past academics into the world of sports. He talks about how young people whose parents can provide access to expensive training in sports and sports camps can gain unfair advantages over children whose parents cannot afford these types of opportunities.


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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