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Turn the Rocks Over: How to Stop Ignoring Problems in Your Company

Joel Trammell

Posted by Joel Trammell
October 28, 2016

As CEO, you’re responsible for everything that happens on your team, even the things you don’t directly control. An employee makes a five-figure mistake? That’s on you. Your sales team misses a key revenue milestone? That’s on you too.

Ultimately, it all comes back to you. That’s part of what leadership means.

In my experience, your success as CEO depends heavily on which of the following two approaches you take most often:

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Why We're Partnering with Team Excellence

Khorus Team

Posted by Khorus Team
October 21, 2016

In workplaces that are more collaborative than ever, employees must understand their own and their colleagues' strengths if the company hopes to reach peak performance.

In other words, it's no longer enough for your workforce to simply understand what the strategy and objectives are—they also need a system for determining how the work can best be carried out, based on healthy working relationships and an understanding of their own and their colleagues' unique strengths.

That's why we're excited to officially announce a partnership between Khorus and Team Excellence.

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How to Uncover the Biggest Problems in Your Company

Joel Trammell

Posted by Joel Trammell
October 14, 2016

Research finds that top execs know about hardly any of the problems facing their own companies—but their employees know about all of them. Here's what to do about it.

In 1989, consultant Sidney Yoshida presented a study known as the "Iceberg of Ignorance," showing just how blind executives are to their own organizations. Yoshida's work revealed that at Japanese automaker Calsonic, frontline workers knew about 100% of the problems facing the company--but company leadership was aware of hardly any of those problems.

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