• Forbes, March 11, 2013

  • By: Forbes
  • Narrated by: Ken Borgers
  • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
  • Highlights
  • Release date: 03-11-13
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Forbes

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Welcome to Forbes for March 11th, 2013 from Audible. This edition contains seven feature articles.

In the cover story, we'll tell you about, “Russian Billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov: From Oligarch to President?” Mikhail Prokhorov is a tycoon in Russia, Jay-Z's partner in Brooklyn -- and a strong candidate to eventually replace Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin, a prospect the billionaire is turning into his full-time job.

Also, “The World's Billionaires” – The names, numbers, and stories behind the 1,426 people who control the global economy.

Next, “Prince Alwaleed and the Curious Case of Kingdom Holding Stock” – Image is everything to the billionaire Saudi Arabian prince, but all is not as it seems. A look inside his life, from the real to the fake.

Then . . . Rescuing NASA from Terminal Public Apathy -- Presidential and congressional politics turned the Apollo space program into a jobs program.

We'll also tell you about, “The War on Drugs: A Defining Moment” – The consequences of legalizing recreational drugs will be momentous, because the profits to be made from the marketing and selling of them will be enormous.

Followed by, “Teams Matter; Talent Is Not Enough” – Turning talent into teams remains an art.

And in our final story, “The Mad Billionaire Behind GoPro: The World's Hottest Camera Company” – GoPro's Nick Woodman lived to surf and take photos doing it. It's a reminder of the most powerful model in business: do what you love.

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