July 2013

Do Not Disturb

CHAOS Tuesday: Conversations in CHAOS – #13: Do Not Disturb. In our thirteenth show, the CHAOS team and our special guest, Susan Shapiro, CEO of Bralan Consulting discusses how to manage the constant interruptions of today’s wired world.  We review techniques to be able to better manage our electronic leashes.  In this show you will learn how to deal with events that get in the way of proactive growth and developed techniques to remove them. In this session we consider:

  • Cost of electronic disruptions  
  • Types of electronic disruptions
  • Rules for electronics in meetings
  • Death by meetings
  • Examples of electronic disruptions

Part of CHAOS Tuesday looks at resources that an organization can use in to manage electronic disruptions. 

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Susan Shapiro

Susan Shapiro is a business process Improvement strategist consultant. She also is a technology trainer. Susan has special focus on using Constant Contact Email service and cloud computing providers.



Jim Johnson

Jim Johnson is the founder and chairman of The Standish Group. He has been professionally involved in the computer industry for over 40 years and has a long list of published books, papers, articles and speeches. He has a combination of technical, marketing, and research achievements focused on mission-critical applications and technology. He is best known for his research on project performance and early recognizing technology trends. Jim is a pioneer of modern research techniques and continues to advance in the research industry through case-based analytical technology.


Rick Brutti

Rick Brutti has more than 30 years as an entrepreneur and business consultant, assisting companies in raising capital and financial management.


Steve Swartz

Steve Swartz is CEO at SIZZLE PR. Steve is a veteran in public relations, marketing strategies, promotional concepts and direct sales using online, print, broadcast and cable media.


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