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The tips in this article will help your presentation be a bridge between what you have and what your audience wants.
Use this checklist to evaluate all of your funding options and to consider alternative sources of funding.
This tool will help develop one complete workflow for a single operational system.
Use this Market Research Checklist to identify the information you will research for your business.
This tool will help you understand what systems you will need to invest in and replenish on a regular basis.
This information will help you discover and document your workflow--how the work flows from Point A to Point Z, who touches it, what happens to it, and how you will know it is complete.
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.
This document is a sample executive employment agreement covering base salary, incentive bonus, equity incentives, benefits, termination, restrictive covenants, intellectual property, and more.
The U.S. Congress enacted IRC Section 409A in the midst of corporate scandals that saw highly-paid executives receive deferred compensation payments while other employees lost their retirement savings. Public and private companies must comply for deferred compensation to keep preferential tax treatment status. This article outlines the risks of not complying and what compensation is involved.
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.
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