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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Tip: Clearly Define Company’s Vision for Success

Leaders should clearly define and communicate a vision for the company to accelerate progress, says Joel Trammell, author of The CEO Tightrope, in How Leaders Can Drive Company Culture.

August 4, 2015| by: Modern Distribution Management
Executives: Edit Your CEO-Targeted Communications to Get Better Results

The CEO needs a specific type of information from the leadership team, but his or her executives bury that insight beneath layers of meaningless metrics and fluff. Confusion all around results, preventing execution and collaboration.

August 4, 2015| by: Entrepreneur
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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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