Michael M. Forbes is a writer, entrepreneur, and the managing partner of Forbes Realty Union, L.L.C. Born in San Francisco in 1973, Michael attended the University of California at Berkeley and earned a Bachelor of Arts in English. He then attended Point Loma Nazarene University, where he earned a Master of Business Administration degree. Michael worked as a pot washer, waiter, petition circulator, fund raiser, telemarketer, prep cook, security guard, retail salesperson, law clerk, lift operator, cab driver, bartender, receptionist, secretary, administrative assistant, tennis instructor, ventilation installer, and painter while traveling the world and writing fiction. He has also worked as a freelance writer, reporter, loan officer, car salesman, web master, clothing label proprietor, advertising agent, real estate agent, and property manager. Michael’s interests also include theosophy, transcendental philosophy, metaphysics, sub-atomic theory, and Christian mysticism. His first book, “The Knife & the Wasp: Changing American Thought About Global Competition,” is available through Authorhouse.com and Amazon.com.