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Public Invited to Forbes School of Business Speaker Series Event Featuring Rich Kalgaard
Forbes magazine publisher will offer insight on how great companies find lasting success

On Thursday, August 14, Rich Karlgaard, publisher of Forbes magazine, will serve as the next guest speaker in the ForbesTM School of Business speaker series. The public is invited to watch this live streamed event.

In addition to his role as Forbes publisher, Karlgaard is the author of two books, Life 2.0: How People Across America Are Transforming Their Lives by Finding the Where of Their Happiness and The Soft Edge: Where Great Companies Find Lasting Success.

“Where Great Companies Find Lasting Success” will also serve as the topic for Karlgaard’s presentation. He will talk about creating a wellspring of enduring innovation, harnessing trust as the force multiplier of all good things, and using smarts to help a company adapt quickly.

Karlgaard’s presentation will begin at 10:00 a.m. PST on Thursday, August 14. It can be viewed at

The speaker series is a benefit of the Forbes School of Business at Ashford University. It provides a forum for guest speakers from the Forbes roster of business experts to share their extensive business knowledge with the Ashford community.

About Ashford University

Where heritage meets innovation – that’s Ashford University. At Ashford, students discover relevant degree programs, innovative technology, and cherished tradition. Ashford offers associates, bachelor’s, and master’s online degree programs, while the Clinton, Iowa campus offers bachelor’s programs. Whether on campus or online, Ashford students enjoy the same supportive community. For more information, please visit,,, or call Shari Winet, Vice President of Public Relations, at 858.513.9240 x2513.


About Forbes Media

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