George is a leading author, journalist, and business consultant, and he is based in Silicon Valley. His newest book is titled The Rare Find: Spotting Exceptional Talent Before Everyone Else. This work has introduced the terms “jagged resume” and “talent that whispers” into everyday speech. It provides a 15-step action plan that can help leaders solve the people puzzle more effectively.
George’s earlier books include Health Against Wealth, the New York Times bestseller Perfect Enough, and Merchants of Debt. He is currently a contributing writer for Forbes magazine and also writes periodically for Harvard Business Review and LinkedIn’s “Influencers” program. Earlier in his career, he helped launch The Wall Street Journal Europe in the 1980s, opened Fast Company magazine’s first West Coast bureau in 2000, and served as a founding member of Bloomberg View’s board of editors.
While covering health care for The Wall Street Journal, George was part of a seven-person team that won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting. He has lectured at many of the world’s leading universities, including Harvard, Stanford, Columbia, the University of Chicago, and the London School of Economics. His media appearances include CNBC, PBS’s “Frontline,” Bloomberg Television, the BBC, and National Public Radio’s “Morning Edition.”