Beth Blecherman

22,076 Flips | 45 Magazines | 27 Likes | 261 Following | 19,445 Followers | @BethBlecherman | Curator (Flip-per) of all things tech, social media, business, education technology , design, healthy tips.... @TechMama on Twitter, Tech & Lifestyle blog:   Techmamas.com , Entrepreneur , Author: MyParentPlan,  Past: Sr.Mgr Deloitte

Creamy Mushroom and Asparagus Pasta (GF)

Recently I’ve been all about the carbs.Just because I’ve been watching my gluten intake doesn’t mean I can’t enjoy a hearty plate of pasta.After …

Recipes

Kanban Software for Lean Project Management

The key to creating a lean enterprise is to enable those doing the work to solve their customers’ problems in a way that is aligned with the strategy …

Project Management

Five agile metrics you won't hate

Metrics are a touchy subject.<p>On the one hand, we've all been on a project where no data of any kind was tracked, and it was hard to tell whether …

Project Management

Home - Kano Model

What is the Kano Model?<p>The Kano Model is an insightful way of understanding and categorizing 5 types of Customer Requirements (or potential features) …

Customers

When <nav> needs narrative — a case study

When <nav> needs narrative — a case study<p>A few months ago, I was asked to consider how a company could effectively make its corporate website reflect …

Product Management

The Best Whole Roasted Cauliflower (5 Ingredients!)

Behold, the whole roasted cauliflower.This recipe, while it may seem straightforward, threw me for a loop. I roasted <i>7 heads of cauliflower</i> until I …

Recipes

So, You Want to Be a PM, but You Aren’t Technical. Read This.

Five concrete steps to land your first product management gig.<p>You just found out about this amazing career called “product management.” You’ve heard …

Product Management

7 Types of Shirt Every Man Should Own | Mens Style Essentials

Types of Shirt – An Introduction<p>A common mistake in innumerable mens wardrobes is a lack of pre-planning. I was guilty of this crime, until I figured …

Men's Fashion

So You Want to Persuade Users? Make Things Simple!

So You Want to Persuade Users? Make Things Simple!So You Want to Persuade Users? Make Things Simple!Lyndon Cerejo 2018-07-17T16:15:38+02:00 …

UX Design

5 Unexpected Social Media Platforms to Grow Your Brand Awareness

It's time to look beyond social media powerhouses like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's no surprise that social media marketing is crucial to business growth in 2018. After all, we're living in a digital world -- …

Social Media

Six Ways To Stay Organized When Life Seems To Skid Out Of Control

Some people seem to be more naturally organized than others. My mother was the queen of organization. Her motto was always, “a place for everything and everything in its place.” If we dared walk away from a piece of paper for more than five minutes, it disappeared. She was notorious for putting …

Productivity

This Slow Cooker Rice Tastes Just Like Mexican Street Corn

Liberally coat a 3-quart or larger slow cooker with cooking spray. Add the corn, broth, rice, crema, butter, salt, and pepper and stir until well …

Cooking

7 Skills That Aren’t About to Be Automated

Today’s young professionals grew up in an age of mind-boggling technological change, seeing the growth of the internet, the invention of the smartphone, and the development of machine-learning systems. These advances all point toward the total automation of our lives, including the way we work and …

Leadership

I've Been to Italy 12 Times—These Spots Are Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

You'd be forgiven for thinking Natalie Obradovich is permanently on vacation. The blonde perennially tanned travel photographer seems to spend more …

Italy

How to Make a Big Impact as a New Product Manager in the First 30 Days

Imagine you’re a new product manager in a new job and you want to make a big impact by using your expertise and experience. Where do you start?This …

Product Management

Velocity

Points from partially-completed or incomplete stories should not be counted in calculating velocity. Velocity should be tracked throughout the Sprint …

Project Management

3 Misconceptions About B2B Sales That Are Crippling Your Business

Earlier this year, McKinsey proclaimed, “B2B sales are on the verge of a revolution”. The bold statement had a lot of truth to it. Several important trends have made many traditional B2B sales processes and tactics inefficient and ineffective. In order to stay relevant, sales leaders are quickly …

Predictions

This Indigenous tribe in Colombia is run solely by women

For years, the Wayuu tribe in La Guajira, a remote area in northernmost Colombia, was run by a male chieftain. But 13 years ago, male elders decided to appoint a woman as its leader. After the success of being led by a female head, the community changed its governance traditions and now exclusively …

Water

5 traits of the most successful teams, according to Google

Teamwork is an inescapable and necessary part of most jobs. The Harvard Business Review has found that “the time spent by managers and employees in …

New York City

All the best deals this Amazon Prime Day

Today, Amazon is offering deals on millions (!) of products and bundles. Here are the ones that are worthwhile.<p>If you've been sitting on an Amazon cart full of gear, today may be the day to pull the trigger. Today is Amazon Prime Day, a 36-hour blow-out on supplies for every room, every activity, …

Shopping

6 essential documents for project management success

Here are six key documents that project managers and their teams rely on to successfully guide and execute projects.<p>Careful project planning and …

How to build a successful project manager career (free PDF)

Becoming a topnotch project manager requires a mix of knowledge, experience, business savvy, and people skills. You have to know how to motivate your …

Project Management

Why everyone is now a project manager

A report from Planview detailed the five biggest challenges to effective project management and the top tools in the profession.<p>Despite technological …

Project Management

IBM and Columbia University are tag-teaming the blockchain

IBM are showing no signs of slowing its rampage across the blockchain sector: now teaming up with prestigious Columbia University to solidify its role in the industry.<p>Inventively named the <i>Columbia-IBM Center for Blockchain and Data Transparency</i>, the partnership is looking to leverage Columbia’s …

Blockchain

Hiring Managers Hate Preachy Cover Letters. Here's How to Make Yours Stand Out | Inc.com

Contrary to popular belief, cover letters can help you stand out and get a job interview today. You might think employers don't read them. Especially, if you've been applying online endlessly and not getting any response. But, the truth is, when you get a cover letter directly in the hands of the …

Employment

How to Get Thousands of Views on Your LinkedIn Content

LinkedIn is a content platform that allows you to get massive visibility with your ideal clients at no cost -- if you do it right.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We've all been there.<p>You spent four hours writing that LinkedIn article, and you were convinced …

Social Media

How to deal with mean girls: Expert tips for building resilience + strength

If you have a daughter, it’s inevitable at some point that she will encounter the heartache of mean girls. It may be when she hits middle school (oh …

Parenting

Koviem Is the New Bespoke Suiting Brand Making Power Suits for Women

Kevwe Mowarin has always loved fashion — she just never expected to pursue a career in it. After studying finance in college, she accepted a job as an investment banking analyst at Credit Suisse in Manhattan upon graduation in the summer of 2016. Ironically, it was there, during her 80 to 100-hour …

The Best Tools for Smart Contract Development (Part 2)

Overview: Best Tools for Smart Contract Development (Web3 and Private Ethereum Blockchain)<p>This is a guest post by KC TAM on Using Various Tools for …

Blockchain

The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data

A NEW commodity spawns a lucrative, fast-growing industry, prompting antitrust regulators to step in to restrain those who control its flow. A …

Financial Services