Forbes, July 4, 2011

  • by Forbes
  • Narrated by Ken Borgers
  • 1 hrs and 31 mins
  • Periodical

Publisher's Summary

Welcome to Forbes for July 4th, 2011 from Audible. This edition contains seven feature articles.
In the cover story, we'll tell you about, “The Best Places for Business” – Our 2011 ranking shows that university towns fare quite well.
Also, “Gov. Rick Snyder: How We’re Re-inventing Michigan” – The governor says Michigan won’t be healthy unless Detroit is healthy. Included: a portrait of Detroit's new mayor.
Next, “Cut the Middleman” – Selling your home by yourself can pay off but only if you act like it's just business.
Then, “Is North Dakota the Next Kuwait?” Billionaire wildcatter Harold Hamm insists a vast field in North Dakota and Montana contains huge amounts of oil and gas. Let's not celebrate just yet.
We'll also tell you about, “Cheers to Tears” – Luke Daly spent a decade developing a cheaper way to disinfect drinking water. Then his funding source dried up.
Followed by, “Social for Business” – Jive Software makes workplace collaboration as easy as Facebook makes sharing baby photos.
And in our final story, “Audacious Birds” – The Finns behind Angry Birds seek global domination.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-04-2011
  • Publisher: Forbes