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In an uncertain and rapidly changing world, Steve Forbes sits down with today’s leading business and economic minds to give listeners a better grasp of what’s ahead, and shares his own perspectives on the day’s most pressing issues.

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Harlan Coben has written upwards of 30 novels that have sold more than 75 million copies across the globe. In his conversation with Steve, he describes his writing process, the transition from print to film and television, and his practical advice to writers at any stage of their careers.
The World Series is upon us, and soon attention will be focused on exactly how Major League Baseball will be organized next year. What does the future look like for the game, and could Major League Baseball be dying? Steve Forbes on how the MLB is losing ground compared to other sports, and on the changes that need to be considered to keep America’s pastime alive. Steve Forbes shares his What’s Ahead Spotlights each Tuesday and full podcast episodes each Friday. 
Shep and Ian Murray know a bit about risk - in 1998 they quit their corporate jobs, pulled out $8,000 in credit card cash advances, and decided to make neck ties. Fortunately their tenacity paid off, and they were able to turn those neck ties into a billion dollar clothing business - Vineyard Vines. In this episode, the brothers and co-founders talk to Steve about the power of entrepreneurial passion, and share their insights on leading a company towards growth, even in the midst of uncertainty.
Americans were supposed to watch the second presidential debate this week but won’t be able to, thanks to the high-handedness of the Commission on Presidential Debates. Does this decision positively serve the public, as we inch toward election day? Steve Forbes raises two basic questions: Is it time to abolish the Commission on Presidential Debates and what structural changes should be considered in the future for debates between candidates.Steve Forbes shares his What’s Ahead Spotlights each Tuesday and full podcast episodes each Friday.
Steve sits down with Matt Ridley - author, journalist, businessman, and member of the House of Lords - to discuss the nature of innovation, the importance of trial and error, and what we can do to promote progress.Matt's book - How Innovation Works: And Why It Flourishes in FreedomMatt's website - http://www.mattridley.co.uk
The baseball season is over and the playoffs are underway, but the game once known as America's national pastime continues to face intense competition for fans. How do you revive interest in the games; can the future of the MLB be saved? Steve Forbes tackles the leisurely pace of baseball today, the new rules initiated and the changes that must be considered to preserve the future of baseball. Steve Forbes shares his What’s Ahead Spotlights each Tuesday and full podcast episodes each Friday. 
David Goldhill made waves in 2009 with his Atlantic cover story, "How American Health Care Killed My Father." Since then he's worked to revolutionize the way Americans receive and pay for medical care. He sat down with Steve to share the philosophy behind his new company Sesame, an online marketplace for discounted health services.
Rising crime, deteriorating infrastructure, poor schools, increasing homelessness, expensive housing, sky-high taxes.… These are just some of the issues causing a mass exodus of people from American cities. As the impacts of Covid-19 continue, can American cities be saved? Steve Forbes on policy changes that must be considered in order to preserve urban life after the pandemic. Steve Forbes shares his What’s Ahead Spotlights each Tuesday and full podcast episodes each Friday. 
Steve Forbes talks with Carl Schramm about what being an entrepreneur really means, ways government regulation slows down innovation and business building, and how college isn't for everyone.
The world is an unpredictable place, as our current political and economic climates continue to prove, and if there is one thing the stock market hates, it's surprises and uncertainty. Steve Forbes on the current state of the world, the untimely events over the future of the Supreme Court, the upcoming presidential election and the impact these are having on stock values. Steve Forbes shares his What’s Ahead Spotlights each Tuesday and full podcast episodes each Friday. 
Healthcare in the U.S. is broken, but behavioral economist Sean Masaki Flynn thinks one country got it right - Singapore. He sits down with Steve to explain the country's thriving healthcare system, and why the U.S. should take a page from their playbook.Sean's book - The Cure That Works: How to Have the World's Best Healthcare -- at a Quarter of the Price
The Covid-19 crisis continues to threaten the upcoming presidential election, with this year’s primary season giving us only a taste of the potential chaos to come. But the impending election doesn’t need to end up a complete voting disaster. Steve Forbes on the tactics and approach we should consider to avoid what could end up the greatest election disaster in U.S. history.Steve Forbes shares his What’s Ahead Spotlights each Tuesday and full podcast episodes each Friday. 
The COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating effects on the food service industry, but Danny Meyer believes there's hope on the horizon. In this episode, the restaurateur, founder of Shake Shack, and CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group shares how he's working to take care of his employees and customers during this unprecedented crisis, his philosophies on leadership and hospitality, and what changes he hopes to see in a post-pandemic world.
Tensions are mounting in the eastern Mediterranean between Turkey and Greece. Neither of these countries wants a war, but an accidental escalation could trigger a conflict. Are Turkey and Greece on the brink of an armed conflict? Steve Forbes on the increasing disagreement and the adverse impact an escalation to war could have on the U.S.Steve Forbes shares his What’s Ahead Spotlights each Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
With the presidential election season now in full swing, we can expect to hear more calls for getting rid of the Electoral College, (especially from the Democrats), but is this a smart move? Should we abolish the Electoral College? Steve Forbes on the crucial points critics are missing in their cry to dump the college, and on the risks at hand if the election were to move to a straight popular vote.Steve Forbes shares his What’s Ahead Spotlights each Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
Financial rules, restrictions and regulations have stifled the potential for Americans’ take-home pay for longer than we’d like to admit. As we celebrate the Labor Day weekend, let’s consider two easy ways to give working Americans a big boost to their wages. Steve Forbes on what we need to consider as a country that could give Americans a big pay increase and with that success make next year’s Labor Day weekend a joyous one indeed! Steve Forbes shares his What’s Ahead Spotlights each Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
Chairman Jerome Powell of the Federal Reserve recently announced that the central bank would allow inflation to go above 2% as long as the “long-term” average is 2%. What does this mean for you? Steve Forbes on the Fed’s new policy, why they are trying to create inflation and the economic destruction this approach could cause.Steve Forbes shares his What’s Ahead Spotlights each Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
Economies everywhere have suffered from the weight of the coronavirus lockdowns, but why aren't politicians eager to do everything possible to nurture them back to health? Steve Forbes on looming tax increases and the counterproductive political moves that should be reconsidered if we don’t want the future to include a poorer economy than we now imagine.Steve Forbes shares his What’s Ahead Spotlights each Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
U.S. economic recovery is slowly improving amidst the battle against Covid-19, but some states are unnecessarily hobbling toward that recovery. Why? Steve Forbes on the state-specific struggle with reopening, the destructive decisions crushing the economic recovery in such places as New York City and why Covid cannot be blamed.Steve Forbes shares his What’s Ahead Spotlights each Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
There’s a serious problem with price transparency regarding medical care in the U.S. Hidden costs are being dictated by hospitals, doctors and insurance companies, and we are being victimized and overcharged. Steve Forbes on why patients should be allowed to see the costs of their medical care and on the price-transparency changes that need to happen.Steve Forbes shares his What’s Ahead Spotlights each Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
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D Dd

this charlatan has a podcast, huh? Funny

Oct 7th
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H Y

Relevent topics with informative and engaging guests.

May 23rd
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