Monthly Archives: September 2014

Book Review: Why The CEO Whom You Work For Earns Much More Than You Do

NetQoS survived 2001-2002, and ultimately Trammell built it so successfully that it was sold to CA Technologies in 2009 for over $200 million. The story looms large because it reveals in living color why CEOs earn the big money.

|25 Sep 2014

7 CEOs Reveal Lessons Learned as a Chief Executive

Their advice ranges from being nimble and adaptive to cultivating teamwork to never stop fundraising, among many others.

|24 Sep 2014

10 Practical Ways to Promote a High-Performance Culture

A company’s culture describes how things get done. But it’s not really about perks such as free lunches, ping-pong tables and Take Your Dog to Work Day.

|22 Sep 2014

Ellison Hands One Rein to Catz, the Other to Hurd

“On its surface, the recent Oracle power-sharing deal sounds crazy,” said Joel Trammell, CEO of Khorus and author of The CEO Tightrope.

|19 Sep 2014

Veteran CEOs Talk About How They Would Fix Troubled Companies

We selected 10 of these giants of American commerce—Campbell Soup, General Motors, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, McDonald’s, Procter & Gamble, Radio Shack, Target, Walmart and Whole Foods Markets—and sought advice from experienced business lea

|19 Sep 2014

An Unprepared Obama Fails As America’s CEO

Unfortunately, his plight is indicative of many new CEOs who fail to grasp what their job really is. From corporate boardrooms to the White House, the American people suffer when our leaders aren’t ready for the job.

|10 Sep 2014

How to overcome three main challenges plaguing CEOs

CEOs face many challenges, but the most damaging ones can originate inside the organization. Three challenges in particular plague CEOs and limit their ability to drive performance in their organizations.

|09 Sep 2014

7 CEOs Weigh In: What Surprised You Most About The CEO Role?

I asked seven current chief executives to give advice to first-time CEOs. Here’s what they said.

|09 Sep 2014