Rich Karlgaard, the publisher of Forbes, the world's most popular
business and financial magazine, joins StartupNation Radio to discuss
his book, Life 2.0.
Two years ago, Rich Karlgaard embarked on a journey by small airplane,
where he traveled across the nation in pursuit of collecting stories of
Americans who had sought saner lives in smaller communities. (Q&A - Competing with large businesses)This
expedition painted an incredibly bright picture of the richness of
American culture, dreams and lifestyle choices, which Rich preserved in
the book, Life 2.0: How People Across America Are Transforming Their Lives by Finding the Where of Their Happiness.
Tune in to StartupNation Radio for Rich’s perspective on upcoming trends in business and economics , and to discover where the “where” of happiness exists, a revelation Rich had during his journey across America, where he encountered ordinary folks doing stunning, creative things with their work and lives in places you'd least expect.
About Rich Karlgaard
Karlgaard is the publisher of Forbes magazine. In his "Digital Rules"
column, Rich writes about technology, entrepreneurship, regional
economic development, and the future of business and work. He also
lectures on these subjects and is a regular participant on the Fox News
Channel's Forbes on Fox.
He was raised in Bismarck, North
Dakota, by a homemaker and a high-school athletic director, and
attended public schools, where he gave more thought to sports than
classes. He graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in political
science. Before joining Forbes, Rich cofounded the 2,500 member
Churchill Club, for which he shared a Northern California Entrepreneur
of the Year Award, given by Ernst & Young.
Rich has also started two magazines, and he sits on several boards. Rich is married, with two children.
he is not working or spending time with his family, Rich likes to fly
his airplane around the country and meet the people who make America
unique and great.