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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First Positioning Is as Important to Your Startup as First Impressions Are to Your Career

First impressions are important in hiring, but too many CEOs and managers neglect an important step in the process: First positioning. This entails paving the way for a new hire to be successful, starting with your existing team before a …

January 3, 2018| by: Entrepreneur
Don’t Be Afraid to Run with the Big Dogs

Why are bigger enterprises eager to work with smaller ones – now more than ever? Here are two main reasons and how your company can better appeal to them.

November 4, 2017| by: Inc. Magazine
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    Joel Trammell

    Joel Trammell is CEO of network services provider Black Box (NASDAQ:BBOX), and founder of Khorus, a business management system for CEOs. He is also 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. 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