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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CEO Podcast: Your First 100 Days as a CEO

In this CEO podcast by SBI, Black Box CEO Joel Trammell draws on his first 100 days on the job to give advice to first-timers. He covers understanding and operationalizing the culture, dealing with an inherited management team, and interacting …

August 4, 2018| by: SalesBenchmarkIndex.com
How to Guarantee a Hiring Failure

A small nonprofit was destined for a hiring failure when they started a search for their next executive director. They were looking for a black swan. Here’s how to hire the best candidate for the position instead.

July 2, 2018| 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

    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