Tim Palmqvist

301 Added | 9 Magazines | 5 Likes | 1 Following | 3 Followers | @Palmqvist | Keep up with Tim Palmqvist on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Tim Palmqvist”

What you should do if your child is a ‘quitter’

Bella was going out of her mind. Her 9-year-old daughter, Angie, would agree to sign up for an activity with great enthusiasm. Swim team? Yes, please! Book club? You bet! Ballet? Sign me up! Then something would happen that made the activity, well, <i>hard</i>. Her team had to practice diving off racing …

Parenting

Picture this: how to start a photography business

Photographers offer tips on what it takes to capture the market.<p>Start with the basics – that’s what Jane Cox did before setting<br>up her own business, which specialises in family and corporate photography.<p>She recommends mastering at least the basic technical skills before charging for your work – that …

20 Businesses You Can Start for Less Than $20 | Inc.com

Whoever coined the phrase "You have to spend money to make money," probably had more than $20 in mind. Yet in today's business landscape, it's entirely possible to start your own company with a little help from President Andrew Jackson--and succeed!<p>You can start the following 25 businesses for less …

Small Business

6 Signs to Instantly Identify Someone With True Leadership Skills | Inc.com

What are the defining attributes of great leaders? That's the age-old question thought leaders and scholars galore have been attempting to answer in mountains of books and literature.<p>While great leadership, to an extent, can be personal and subjective to the follower, there are universal principles …

Leadership

33 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't) | Inc.com

Ever wonder why getting ahead can sometimes seem like such a struggle? The truth is: If you want to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've polled countless executives and entrepreneurs about the things they're doing every day which help them succeed, and typically they credit …

Success

Couples Who Have the Best Sex Have This Important Thing in Common

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>For spouses or partners who have been together for many years, their sex lives have a lot to do with …

Psychology

The Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Give Them These 10 Things | Inc.com

Think about someone who made you believe in yourself -- someone who saw more in you than you believed was possible.<p>How did they inspire you to stop settling and start reaching for what is possible?<p>They <i>gave.</i> They gave generously. They gave selflessly. And they didn't expect anything in return. …

Parenting

Changing one simple habit can improve your entire life

Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time.<p>He has won 28 medals in multiple swim categories and still holds several world records even though he has retired. His 80-inch wingspan and flexible ankles make him naturally predisposed to swimming—perhaps even more so than walking on …

Five Bad Habits That Will Keep You From Getting Ahead

Dear Liz,<p>I’ve been stuck in a dead-end job for almost four years. My manager is not qualified for his job, but he is the CEO’s cousin.<p>My boss knows he can’t get fired. I basically do his job for him, but for half the pay. Our CEO “Forrest” is almost never here. He is burned out, and he has a lot of …

Employment

4 Secrets to Being More Productive, According to Ancient Philosophers

Everybody would like to get more of the right things done. But how does Stoicism fit into all of this?<p>The word “productivity” seems new and sleek and …

Time Management
Employment

HOW TO CONQUER YOUR FEARS IN LIFE

<b>CONQUER YOUR FEARS WITH ERIC KIM ></b>1. What is your great task in life?First of all, know that you were born for a great destiny. The purpose of you …

Street Photography

Learn These Simple Custom Camera Settings and You’ll Never Miss a Shot Again (VIDEO)

Whether you’re a professional photographer or a passionate amateur, one sure way to shoot <i>better</i> is to learn how to shoot <i>faster,</i> so you never miss …

20 ISO tips to boost your camera skills

<b>Whether you want to boost your camera’s light sensitivity or shutter speeds, James Abbott reveals how to get more with his ISO tips.</b><p>1. ISO tips: …

Shutter Speed

Harvard study uncovers why fasting can lead to a longer and healthier life

Intermittent fasting diets are all the rage these days. We are seeing everything from the conservative 5:2 diet to more extreme fasting methods …

Holistic Medicine

19 Gifts For Kids That Aren't Toys

This holiday season, switch up your kid’s typical gendered toy gifts like Barbies and Hot Wheels for these 19 fun and creative gifts that aren’t <i>really</i> toys at all.<p>Whether you have a scientist in the making, an aspiring coder, or future business owner on your hands, these gifts are sure to delight …

6 Ways to Invest Your Time Like a World-Class Leader

One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: what causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers and changemakers, while most …

Creativity

How Photographer Peter McKinnon Got 1 Million YouTube Subscribers in 9 Months

Photographer Peter McKinnon first started his YouTube channel 9 months ago, but since then he has racked up over 1.1 million subscribers. In this …

How Can You Spot True Leaders? They Do Any of These 3 Super Rare Things Daily | Inc.com

Business and management books galore continue to expound on the virtues of good leadership. But one simple truth that doesn't require poring over another 250 pages of text remains: Leadership (and life, really) is about people and relationships. Therefore, the best and most respected leaders are …

Leadership

To Be a Great Leader, You Have to Learn How to Delegate Well

One of the most difficult transitions for leaders to make is the shift from <i>doing</i> to <i>leading</i>. As a new manager you can get away with holding on to work. Peers and bosses may even admire your willingness to keep “rolling up your sleeves” to execute tactical assignments. But as your responsibilities …

Management

Intelligence Isn't Something You're Born With. It's Acquired When You Learn How To Do These 5 Things | Inc.com

Outliers have a tendency to give the masses the wrong ideas.<p>When we hear stories about a seven year old who can speak 14 different languages, or see a video of someone with a photographic memory repeating back every single person's name in a fifty person auditorium, we sit back in awe.<p>"How can they …

Self-improvement

9 Easy Ways to Show Your Employees You Value Them | Inc.com

Employees who feel appreciated feel valued.<p>And when people feel valued, they're more likely to go above and beyond for the organization. They're quicker to hold themselves accountable for their part of a project. Most importantly, they're happier in their roles, which means they're less likely to …

Employment

Want Your Best Employees to Never Leave You? Successful Leaders Do Any of These 4 Things Daily | Inc.com

Whenever I deliver keynotes on leadership topics, I make sure to touch on the most important aspect that a leader needs to become truly exceptional: valuing his or her people.<p>If that has triggered your own thinking about whether your employees are truly valued, there are proven ways you can raise …

Leadership

18 Things Parents Can Do to Make Their Kids Successful

Children only spend half their waking hours in school during the academic year.<p>This means that much of the rearing is still done at home.<p>In fact, …

Education

How to Create a Social Media Marketing Strategy From Scratch

Here's a blueprint for a successful social media marketing plan.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>When I went rock climbing for the first time, I had no idea what I was doing. My friends and I were complete newbies about ropes and rappelling and every other bit of jargon and technique that …

Marketing

3 Tips to Become a Better Leader

Influence the people you lead.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you call yourself a boss, a leader or something else, your job is to influence the people around you and create a cohesive, collaborative unit. How do you do that? Entrepreneur Network partner Patrick …

Business Strategy

Mom Breastfeeds One Baby, Bottle Feeds Another, Proves Fed Is Best

This mom of two shared a photograph in which she's breastfeeding one baby...and formula-feeding another. And guess what? They're both healthy.<p>Many moms-to-be hear all the virtues of breastfeeding and swear they'll do whatever it takes to nourish their babies. They set breastfeeding goals for …

Parenting

Introverts Hate Being in Charge, But They're Pretty Good at It

Introverts actually tend to outperform extroverts in several leadership situations.<p>Introverts often don't think they will enjoy leadership roles and so are less likely to go for the top job, new research finds. In fact, introverts in our study thought they would be worried and distressed in …

Psychology

5 Key Ways to Help Your Child Build Character

Provided by JIF®<p>Positive traits like manners and compassion don’t magically appear overnight—they take practice, patience and gentle reinforcement. Try these smart strategies to introduce and instill important characteristics that will help your kids succeed.<p>TEACH: Confidence<p>Provide children with …

Kids

A 5-Step Process to Actually Accomplish Your Goals | Inc.com

John Lee Dumas is a productivity expert. He's the host of the EOFire podcast, and has successfully launched two action-oriented books on productivity; "The Freedom Journal," which helps you accomplish a single goal in 100 days, and "The Mastery Journal," which bills itself as a "step-by-step guide …

Time Management