Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don’t: Traditional rewards aren’t always as effective as we think. Listen for illuminating stories — and maybe, a way forward.
In this episode, Jay explains stock dividends, option grants, profitable companies, and profit sharing.
Successful entrepreneur and CEO, Jay Adelson, demystifies the start-up process by providing advice, tips, and answering questions. Today he discusses what to look for in first employees as well as how to weigh on the value of salary vs stock.
Jim Franklin, CEO of SendGrid, describes the ideal roles that need to be filled in a startup and how to divide founder equity and options
Jim Franklin, CEO of SendGrid, describes the ideal roles that need to be filled in a startup, how to divide founder equity and options across your company, and how hiring and firing based on values is key.
Tammy Sturge on the basics of HR policies and practices in an entrepreneurial context. Topics covered in this lecture include: – Managing and paying people – Hiring practices – Compensation policies – Performance appraisals – Firing practices – Policy development – Related legislation
Founder & CEO of Mint.com Aaron Patzer shares with entrepreneurs about the history of his startup. He talks about accounting, how much to pay people at each stage of the company’s lifecycle, what you have to prove at each stage, when to bring on cofounder, how much to pay them, when to bring on engineers and how much to pay them, how much runway you should have to get to the next stage and much more. Advice worth it’s weight in gold. Don’t miss this.
The industry norm is for attorneys not to take equity or a board seat as forms of compensation from startups, says attorney Martin Nichols. In Silicon Valley, fee deferrals are far more normal. Big legal firms may be less likely to work with small startups due to time and revenue constraints, but a smaller firm [...]
Dr Corey Rosen discusses best practices for employee ownership. Recorded: October 27, 2005
A panel investigates the advantages, disadvantages and methods of utilizing low cost locations to the advantage of an emerging company. Led by Prof. Hau Lee. Recorded: January 31, 2007Out
So you are ready to take off with your business. How do you find your first key hires and recruit the top notch talent that you want and need? Then how do you know what to pay them? And when they are on board, how do you deal with all of those HR nightmares like [...]