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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Two Tools To Grow Your Influence As A Leader

Inspired by Joel Trammell, author of The CEO Tightrope, the former CEO and past Life Science Leader magazine Leadership Lessons contributor

July 1, 2015| by: Life Science Leader
Being a hospice CEO – reflections from Trinity Hospice’s Dallas Pounds

“Joel Trammell (2014) likens CEOs to diamonds: “Most are flawed in some way, all are hardened and formed under crushing pressures and intense heat, and they are judged by degrees of quality.” He goes on to suggest the three Cs …

July 5, 2015| by: ehospice
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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

    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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