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Interview with John H. Bryant at the GES 2013

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John Hope Bryant sat down with FutureChallenges contributor Jamie Stark after speaking at the 2013 Global Economic Symposium in Kiel, Germany. Bryant is the founder and chief executive of Operation Hope, Inc., a global nonprofit dedicated to spreading financial literacy. He has served as an adviser on fiscal education issues to three U.S. presidents and runs his own group of companies. Here Bryant and Stark discuss how financial literacy can be one of the keys to a strong economy and why combating fear of failure is a recipe for a more entrepreneurial society.


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Jamie Stark is an American freelancer and blogger, currently working in South and Central America. He has written on everything from the future of religion to unusual politicians to new entrepreneurism. He researches and writes about the next generation of leaders in his collaborative blog,