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The Nightmare Of Grocery Shopping In Venezuela

For Caracas housewife Anny Valero, today is grocery day — whether she likes it or not. Here's why: It's Monday, and if Valero doesn't go now, she'll have to wait four more days to buy food.<p>In Venezuela, government supermarkets sell price-controlled food, making them far cheaper than private stores. …

Venezuela

3 reasons the average American may be worse off than Greece

The fate of debt-troubled Greece is now only days away from being decided. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras requested bailout funds on Wednesday, …

4 Winning Beliefs to Help Drive You to Success

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all hit low points in our lives that challenge our purpose, test our resolve for how long we’re willing to endure and question the strength of our relationships with every painstaking move. Hard times often call for deeper …

Outer Banks

Tony Robbins: This Incredible Money Machine Works While You Sleep

8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever noticed that no matter how much you earn, you find a way to spend it? Well, you're not alone. Many people seem to have a way of living up to their means or even beyond it.<p>How many times have you seen a person who …

Personal Finance

N Korea furious over UN human rights ruling

North Korea's top military body has warned of "catastrophic consequences" for supporters of the latest United Nations censure on its human rights record, as state media reported leader Kim Jong-Un presided over fresh military drills.<p>A resolution asking the UN Security Council to refer North Korea's …

7 Powerful Public Speaking Tips From One of the Most-Watched TED Talks Speakers

Former West Coast Editor<p>You'd never know it, but Simon Sinek is naturally shy and doesn't like speaking to crowds. At parties, he says he hides alone in the corner or doesn't even show up in the first place. He prefers the latter. Yet,with some 22 million video views under his belt, the optimistic …

Public Speaking

4 Reasons to Quit Your Job

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Jack Welch, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>What criteria can you use to determine if you have been with the same company too long?<p>A friend of ours, an investment manager at a highly regarded …

Work-life Balance

Investigators say Pentagon violated law with Bergdahl prisoner swap

The Pentagon broke the law when it swapped Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a prisoner in Afghanistan for five years, for five Taliban leaders, congressional investigators said Thursday.<p>The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office said the U.S. Defence Department failed to notify the relevant …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

Creativity

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

Check out the trailer for Dinesh D’Souza’s new cinematic masterpiece

Legal problems won’t keep the right-wing pundit and filmmaker from showing “America” to…America<p>He may not be 100 percent on understanding and/or following campaign finance law, but when it comes to making slick, low-budget movies with a decidedly right-wing and apocalyptic bent, no one in the …