Rich Karlgaard is the publisher of Forbes magazine and is based in Silicon Valley. He is a lecturer 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.
The Importance of Late Bloomers in a World Obsessed With Early Achievement
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