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The Resource Center has all the info you'll need From content to user feedback, the resource center has the information you need for every level of the entrepreneurial process.
This tool was designed to assist an entrepreneur who set up a bonus system that keyed off the company's EBITDA. By having a bonus program tied to EBITDA, top team members were forced to think like an owner thinks about expenses, opportunities, and investment.
This document is a sample executive employment agreement covering base salary, incentive bonus, equity incentives, benefits, termination, restrictive covenants, intellectual property, and more.
This Web site features a series of sample resolutions that company board secretaries can use in forming their official board minutes. Sample resolution language ranges from ratifying boards of directors actions to issuing an option to purchase shares in the company.
As you are determining the right executive compensation program, you might find this tool helpful in establishing and communicating an overall compensation philosophy for your company.
Something extraordinary happened in Kansas City last Thursday. For the second year in a row, some of Kansas City's largest organizations participated in a reverse pitch. KCNext, the host and organizer, brought in a capacity crowd of over 200 entrepreneurs and other Global Entrepreneurship Week event participants. There were 65 events in Kansas City spread across a week and a half. But this event was different. This one was special.
Recruiting, hiring, managing, and retaining young employees (Generation X'ers and Millenials) means understanding what motivates them and how they think. This article offers up in a straightforward way the myths and realities of taking on this challenge.
While restricted stock may be considered a useful incentive in startups, that approach has different legal and tax implications than others. Read this blog for a clear discussion of a cloudy topic. Plus reader postings.
Mentoring is a valuable developmental process that generates relationships of trust, growth, and more focused performance. Brad Feld reflects on the mentoring relationships that have helped him to shape his professional career and the success of his ventures.
Raiding the competition for the perfect employee might sound smart, but it can be very foolish and costly. This brief but helpful article explains why.
As your business grows, plan a method for recruiting and hiring the very best people you can find. It will be important to hire the right top managers and let these managers recruit and hire the staff.
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