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Joel Trammell
Works at Khorus
Attended Louisiana Tech University
Lives in Austin, TX
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My thoughts on why the technology industry in Texas is thriving as told to the new "Texas Standard" radio show on KUT
When you think of the technology capitol of the U.S you’d probably be quick to rattle off California, or possibly New York – but what about Texas? It’s an idea that technology CEO and entrepreneur Joel Trammell has been trying to wedge into the dialogue of more Americans. “If Texas continues to win this battle of the best and brightest, at some point California will have to react,” Trammell says. Trammell argues that Texas’s success comes from a ...
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Many people lack experience hiring CEOs plus don't agree on the role, mission or criteria
Selecting a new CEO is the most important thing a board does. Choose the right one and everything else will be easier. Choose the wrong one, however, and it can be a catastrophe. Here’s how to select the right criteria and weigh the candidate’s qualifications for a successful hire.
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An article I wrote for Fast Company about how individual employees can overcome their company's subpar goals management system
Hijack your company's goal-setting script with these tips on making and meeting your marks.
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We gained three new customers just last week for a total of nearly 20 now. Adding an average of 100 users per week.
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Thanks to the seven tech CEOs who shared their advice for first-time CEOs in this article. Part 1 of 3
In the context of giving advice to first-time chief executive officers, seven current CEOs give their answers to this question in this article: What surprised you most about the CEO role when you began your first CEO job?
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Drowning in data, why can't CEOs get the intelligent information they need to effectively run their businesses?
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Entrepreneurs aren't more risk tolerant than others, but good ones better understand and manage it
A CEO argues that comfort with taking chances is something that's learned not inherent, yet successful startup leaders become experts at weighing the options.
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Is your annual budget the only management guide your employees have? 
Avoid the tyranny of the annual budget with these three steps.
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Review of my new book "The CEO Tightrope" by Forbes Political Economy Editor John Tamny http://www.forbes.com/sites/johntamny/2014/09/24/why-the-ceo-whom-you-work-for-earns-much-more-than-you-do/
Chief Executive Officers are doing what you cannot do.
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The CEO role should be taken seriously as a separate profession with its own educational requirements http://wp.me/p528KZ-1cy
The CEO role should be taken seriously as a separate profession requiring a CEO school where professionals learn the job's unique responsibilities
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I wrote this to remind CEOs of their five core responsibilities
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Sometimes brilliant, often flawed, shaped under difficult conditions, and judged critically: CEOs and diamonds have a lot in common. However, CEOs live and die by three Cs: Credibility, Competence, and Caring.
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  • Louisiana Tech University
    Electrical Engineering, 1983 - 1987
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  • Khorus
    CEO, 2013 - present
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