Kristian Snekvik

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7 Tactics to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Shine (That You Wouldn't Use on a Resume)

Seven smart strategies that will work on LinkedIn, but not on a resume.<p>Hate to break it to you, but if you're treating LinkedIn like an old-fashioned/digital resume, you're doing it all wrong. Although it's tempting to create a profile by copying and pasting your resume quickly, you're missing …

Employment

The 6 Harsh Truths About Children and Masturbation Parents Need to Face

Children will touch themselves. Self exploration and even masturbation is a normal part of growing up. The only thing parents should control is their …

Parenting

10 things you should never say when making a presentation

Making a presentation at work can be scary. Some of us fear public speaking more than death. However, like many things in life, giving presentations …

Public Speaking

How this 34-year-old dad made $1 million off a simple Fiverr side hustle

A little over five years ago, Joel Young found himself in a situation many American families are facing: He was deeply in debt with an unpredictable …

How an 18-Year-Old Uncovered Tim Ferriss's Secret Cold Email Template to Reach CEOs and VIPs

Never email someone and ask to 'jump on the phone,' 'get coffee' or 'pick your brain.'<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>My journey began when I was an 18-year-old college freshman. The day before my final exams, I hacked The Price Is Right, won a sailboat, sold it and</i> …

Success

Recruiters Will Ignore Your LinkedIn Profile If It's Missing These 2 Things

Invest the time to stand out early on and success will follow.<p>If I delivered a commencement speech to 2018 college graduates, I'd tell them that nobody will ever care as much about their career as they do.<p>They'll always need to do a little public relations for themselves--and they should probably …

‘Deep learning’ — the hot topic in AI | Financial Times

Deep learning may be one of the most overhyped of modern technologies, but there is a good chance that it will one day become the secret sauce in …

Study suggests your adulthood self-esteem has its roots in the way you were raised as a child

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettStudies of identical and non-identical twins indicate that our self-esteem is influenced by the genes we inherited from our …

Great apps for creative kids

From baby Van Goghs to tiny Van Halens.<p>Did you know that art can help boost your child's interest in science? While hands-on experience with a pencil, brush, or instrument is important, it's more likely that children will have a smartphone or tablet in their hands. In their spare time—instead of …

Apps

Top questions you should ask during an interview to raise eyebrows

Job interviews are laced with questions that give the interviewer the opportunity to get to know A) if you will be an asset to the company and B) if …

Employment

How parents' arguments really affect their children

<b>It is normal for parents to argue, but the way these disagreements affect children varies greatly. What can parents and carers do to limit the harm caused by their rows?</b><p>What happens at home really does affect children's long-term mental health and development.<p>But it is not only the relationship …

Mental Health

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

A 30-year-old who quit corporate life to earn 6 figures working remotely from a Mediterranean island shares his best advice on turning a side job into a full-time gig

In 2014, Mike Zima and his wife Irena were vacationing in the Bahamas.<p>"We were floating like ducks in the warm water, and Chicago was an ice palace we didn't want to return to," he told Business Insider. "We wanted to be happy when we come home. To be fair, Chicago has good deep dish pizza, but we …

Employment

Want your kids to talk to you? Try this...

If you want your kids to talk to you, don’t ask them questions.<p>Kids and husbands have a lot in common—both hate questions. Husbands don’t have the nerve to tell their wives how much they detest the <i>why</i> word. Kids? Boys will grunt a nonsensical response, girls will flash a dramatic eye-roll, and both …

How to Handle Whining, Tantrums, and Other Annoying Kid Behaviors

Is your kid whining, not sharing, or throwing a tantrum? Take a deep breath and teach them how to be less, well, annoying.<p>Whining, temper tantrums, …

6 Sci-Fi Books You Need to Read ASAP

Not too long ago, if someone asked me if I liked sci-fi novels my immediate answer would be no. For some reason, I never wanted to pick up a book set …

Science Fiction

Quit Raising Your Kids to Act Tough. Teach Them to Be Mentally Strong Instead

There's a big difference between acting tough and being strong.<p>A couple of years ago, a father came into my therapy office with his 9-year-old son and said, "I'm so proud of him for being so strong. He's only cried a few times since Grandma died." Sadly, comments like that from parents aren't that …

Why understanding how a child's brain works at different ages is so important

It’s back-to-school season. Parents mark their youngsters’ height on the wall and marvel at how much they’ve grown – but what’s going on just below …

The 10 crucial business books that explain why modern capitalism works the way it does now

And then, in the 1990s, the burgeoning tech industry made physical products even less relevant — and even more lucrative for investors and speculators.<p>These 10 classic business books tell the story of how capitalism changed from a system that made things into a trading desk for bonds, credit …

The Big Short

Andrew Ng will help you change the world with AI if you know calculus and Python

If the next era of human progress is built using AI, who gets to engineer it? Who will have the coding skills to use the software for creating AI products, or even more importantly, the skills to write that software?<p>In an attempt to make the answer to those questions “anyone who wants to,” Andrew …

Opinion: 9 books about financial markets you really should read

Earlier this week I wrote (again) about the importance of understanding financial market history. This prompted a few people to ask for some of my …

Moms' Self-Esteem Takes a Big Hit When Their Kids Are This Age

Ask any new mom, and she’ll probably describe her recent experiences as an emotional roller-coaster. So it makes sense that our self-esteem also ebbs …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Science Says Read to Them Like This (But Most Parents Don't)

Read to children like this, and they'll have greater cognitive development -- and become more successful.<p>Just about every parent I know wants to do whatever they can to ensure their kids live happy and successful lives.<p>It's why we pack up and move to new neighborhoods, why we learn to praise our …

A family therapist says too many parents make the same mistake and end up with spoiled kids

Having kids of your own complicates the situation somewhat. You hate to see them upset, but you also hate being glared at. You're frustrated, but you also know that you'll be even more frustrated in the future if you give your kid exactly what they want when they want it.<p>But if there's one …

Parenting

Here are the winners of this year’s Nebula Awards

The best science fiction and fantasy stories from 2016<p>The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America is currently holding its annual conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this weekend. This evening, the organization announced the winners of this year’s Nebula Awards, recognizing some of the …

This computer language is teaching kids to code

When Zuckerberg entered the room, many of the young students had a hard time pulling themselves away from their projects, even to gawk at one of the world's richest men. Facebook's founder instead came to them.<p>"What are you making?" he'd ask. And they would proudly say, "A game!" or whatever it …

Computer Science

Babies need extreme comfort to overcome the damaging effects of stress

<b>(Getty)</b><p>Affection and attention are crucial for infants — they help the brain develop chemicals that protect against stress<p>Daniel Keating<p>April 16, 2017 5:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Born Anxious: The Lifelong Impact of Early Life Adversity and How to Break the Cycle.” by Daniel Keating (St. Martin’s …

How not to hate your husband after having kids

One afternoon, a few months after my daughter was born, my husband Tom was sprawled on the couch, eyes glued to the Tour De France. As I fed Sylvie, I asked him if he would tackle the mountain of laundry she had amassed. “But I did it last time,” he said. My pulse began to race as I explained that …

Parenting

Welcome To 'The Collapsing Empire:' Questions For John Scalzi

John Scalzi's novel <i>The Collapsing Empire</i> kicks off a new series set in — you guessed it — an interstellar empire teetering on the brink of collapse. The Interdependency sprawls across light-years of space, held together by a strange dimension called the Flow, which enables humans to span the …

Want to Be Successful Like Elon Musk? Read Like Him

A helpful roundup gathers all the books publicly recommended by Musk.<p>There's no doubting that Elon Musk has a unique mind-set that drives his incredible success. Where exactly did he get it?<p>You might cite nature, believing he simply won the genetic lottery, or you might guess nurture, arguing he …