The American CEO

The American CEO walks a tightrope daily…many times blindfolded and without a net. The job of balancing the often competing interests of a company’s constituents is so challenging that the lifespan of a newly minted CEO averages around five years.

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Death of the Progress Report: 5 Reasons to Ask Employees for Predictions, Instead

Especially as knowledge work becomes more specialized, more complex, and more nebulous, I believe that CEOs and leaders who don’t start asking employees to regularly predict their performance against goals will miss the chance to be at the forefront of …

June 5, 2015| by: OpenView Labs
4 Steps To Drive Performance Management

Helping employees see the connection between their individual responsibilities and the company’s objectives isn’t only a key driver of performance. When managers link the work of employees to company goals, they also drive organizational success.

June 1, 2015| by: TalentCulture
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    Joel Trammell

    Joel Trammell is a serial entrepreneur who is CEO of Khorus, a business management system for CEOs, Chair Emeritus of the Austin Technology Council, and co-founder and managing partner of private equity firm Lone Rock Technology Group. His leadership as a CEO has resulted in successful nine-figure acquisitions by two Fortune 500 companies. In November 2012, NetApp acquired Austin-based Cache IQ, a storage software company he co-founded in 2010.Read More

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    Khorus is the only solution that gives CEOs and leaders a hierarchical view of the entire organization to ensure employees are aligned, engaged, and working in harmony to achieve corporate goals.Read More

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