Forbes, January 31, 2011

  • by Forbes
  • Narrated by Ken Borgers
  • 1 hrs and 16 mins
  • Periodical

Publisher's Summary

Welcome to Forbes for January 31st, 2011 from Audible. This edition contains seven feature articles.
In the cover story, we'll tell you about, "Life After Facebook" – Peter Thiel has made billions in social media. He's moving on--bankrolling ideas he thinks will save the world.
Also, "The Optimist" - Undaunted by his Tribune debacle, Sam Zell is now cutting a bold path in emerging markets.
Next, "High Friends in Low Places" - Total's Christophe de Margerie believes the world will soon run short of oil. To keep the crude flowing, he'll deal with despots and drill in deepwater just about anywhere.
We'll also tell you about, "Making Call Centers Really Hum" – Kelly Conway's software pegs your personality so that customer service reps know how to handle you.
Then, "New Vision for Non-Profits" - Jordan Kassalow wants to bring reading glasses to the developing world--with minimal help from donors.
Followed by, "Box.net and The Freemium Business App" - A band of newcomers is changing how business apps are bought and sold.
And in our final story, "Time to Step Down, Steve" - There would be no bigger tribute to Jobs than seeing the company remake the world without him.

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  • Release Date: 01-31-2011
  • Publisher: Forbes