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These five plants don’t just look good — they improve your health, too

It should come as no surprise that plants play a vital role in maintaining our atmosphere by absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen through the well-known process of photosynthesis. (Thanks, high school earth science class.)<p>But certain plant varieties go a step further by reducing airborne …

Plants

Want to Get Ahead? 10 Things to Do During Your Lunch Break

One of the ways to make change in your life is to use your time wisely.<p>Are you given a whole hour at lunch time and not sure how to fill it in properly?<p>In my new book The Entrepreneur's Book of Actions: Essential Daily Exercises and Habits for Becoming Wealthier, Smarter, and More Successful …

7 Steps to a Perfectly Written Business Plan

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every business needs to have a written business plan. Whether it’s to provide direction or attract investors, a business plan is vital for the success for your organization. But, how do you write a business plan?<p>SBA.gov recommends that a …

Small Business

Medellin, Colombia: Latin America's food destination | CNN Travel

Why You Might Want To Consider Retiring In Medellin, Colombia

Medellín may not be the first place that springs to mind when you're thinking of your perfect overseas retirement spot ... but perhaps it should be.<p>Medellin, Colombia<p>At least, that is, if you're looking for a clean and vibrant culture-rich city that's just a short flight from the U.S., and with …

Five Things We Can Learn From Medellin

I was lucky enough to visit the second largest city in Colombia last week - Medellin. The city of eternal spring.<p>Once known as one of the most …

Entrepreneurship

Medellin’s Comuna 13 is riding escalators to a better future

<i>Dispatch is a series of first-person stories from the road. Readers can share their experiences, from the sublime to the strange.</i><p>'This way, <i>por favor …</i> this way! Escalator tour starts here … this way … <i>rapido, por favor</i>," shouted our guide, pointing toward an unmarked van behind a pack of armed …

Killing of 3 foreigners the past 2 weeks causing alarm in Colombia's Medellín | Fox News

The killing of three foreigners the past two weeks in Medellín is causing alarm in Colombia's second-largest city as it struggles to leave behind its reputation as the one-time murder capital of the world.<p>Danish tourist Tomás Willemoes was shot and killed last week at close range by an unknown …

How 3 real entrepreneurs overcame some of the most common hurdles to starting a business

Curiously though, we've found the actual steps for starting a business aren't the hard part.<p>Earlier this year, I gave away the entire blueprint behind a $5 million week at IWT.<p>Thousands of people read it. Every single one of them was at least somewhat interested in starting an online business.<p>Yet I …

How I Left A 12-Year Career In Silicon Valley To Work On A Beach In Belize

Three months ago, Jeanna Barrett traded a beige office in San Francisco for a palapa on the Caribbean. This is how she pulled it off.<p>Three months ago, I worked in San Francisco as a marketing leader for a unicorn startup. I earned a salary that let me do, eat, and buy whatever I wanted. Now, I live …