200 CEOs: We’re Flying Blind

My company Khorus just conducted a survey of 200 CEOs with 50+ employees about their main challenges, and the results are enlightening: More than 70 percent of those surveyed have previous experience as a CEO but still struggle to align employees to the corporate goals as well as capture and forecast company performance. The reasons? About half of CEOs blame one or […]

“I love Khorus, yes I do.”

Originally posted on EXPAND & DISRUPT:
Joel Trammell is a man of many talents. For one, he’s a serial entrepreneur with twenty plus years of successful experience; launching a handful of tech companies like CachelQ, NetQoS, and Lone Rock Technology Group – to name a few. For another, he’s a wildly influential Austinite – offering invaluable…

CEO business strategy advice falls short on the “how”

Business literature is full of advice for CEOs and leaders on what to do, but sometimes falls short on the how. Case in point is this article published by SmartBlog on Leadership titled “What’s the plan?

Software startup’s aim is to teach CEOs how to be CEOs

Austin American-Statesman article about Khorus

Thanks to Lori Hawkins of the Austin American-Statesman for writing this article about Khorus and our business management system for CEOs. Thanks also to our customer Scott Tynes, CEO of Consero Global, for interviewing with Lori for the piece and outlining his reasons for choosing Khorus. He sees it not just as a management system for himself as CEO, but also as a tool for fostering teamwork among his distributed employee base of 250. Check it out!

DILBERT tackles goals management

DILBERT © 2007 Scott Adams. Used By permission of UNIVERSAL UCLICK. All rights reserved. DILBERT © 2007 Scott Adams. Used By permission of UNIVERSAL UCLICK. All rights reserved.

I thought this DILBERT cartoon was appropriate to share after the launch of my new company Khorus a few weeks ago.

CEOs need a system

We officially launched my new company Khorus today. The software product is a business management system for CEOs to answer the one question that concerns every chief executive: “How likely is my company to meet its corporate goals?” 

Elements of an Effective CEO Goals Management System

As I’ve written about before on this blog, one of the five responsibilities of a CEO is to deliver performance. However, some CEOs focus solely on this, to the detriment of everyone in the organization. They approach performance like a football coach who just says, “Go win.” The problem with this is that good performance […]