05/16/17

CEO Currency — Getting Paid

CEO currency, Big Red Car?

Big Red Car here on a brightening Austin morning, y’all. On Earth as it is in Texas!

So, The Boss gets a call from a CEO pal and they get into a chat. Chat takes a turn toward the philosophical.

CEO sayeth, “I need to get paid.”

The Boss says, “Have I ever shared with you my views on CEO currency?”

“No, but something tells me that’s about to change. Bring it.”

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03/21/17

Employment Agreement Series One More Time

This post was made four years ago and is still relevant today. If you are a CEO, you need an Employment Agreement. Get one and consider the following information when you do.

Here are some blog posts on the issue of C Level Employment Agreements.  Click on each link to read the pertinent blog post.

The Design of Compensation Packages for C Level Execs and Senior Management

C Level Employment Agreement Provisions

C Level Employment Agreement — Position

 C Level Employment Agreement — Salary

C Level Employment Agreement — Benefits

C Level Employment Agreement — Short Term Incentive Compensation

C Level Employment Agreement — Long Term Incentive Compensation

C Level Employment Agreement — Compensation, Something Special

C Level Employment Agreement — Managing the At Will Employee Relationship

C Level Employment Agreement — Termination

C Level Employment Agreement — Severance Package

C Level Employment Agreement — Change of Control Provision

C Level Employment Agreement — Parting Shots

You can do this. I’m counting on you. But, hey, what the Hell do I really know anyway? I’m just a Big Red Car.cropped-LTFD-illust_300.png

07/9/13

C Level Employment Agreement — Parting Shots

Big Red Car here.  Another lovely day in the ATX.  Cool morning and hot afternoon.  Yesterday not so hot with a nice cloud cover and a bit of rain.

Today I am going to the beauty parlor — haha, a Big Red Car does not go to a beauty parlor, we go to the freakin’ car wash.  But still those lovely ladies caressing and drying my bright cherry red paint job.  Well, Old Sport, that is my own little bit of heaven.

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06/6/13

The C Level Employment Agreement — Change of Control Provision

Big Red Car here.  Nice weather in the ATX and that house sitter has been running the snot out of my here for the last couple of days.  Oh, a Big Red Car, loves to have the snot run out of it.  Eeehaw!

So we need to chat a bit about the implications of change of control in a startup or small company.  Delicate subject to be sure.

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06/4/13

The C Level Employment Agreement — Severance Package

Big Red Car here.  The weather in the ATX could not possibly be or get better.  It is 70F this morning and the sky is clear.  CAVU — ceiling and visibility unlimited.

On Earth as it is in Texas.  [Well, it’s likely going to be inching close to 95F today, so let’s pick our poison carefully.  Haha, Big Red Car, you are a card.]

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06/2/13

The C Level Employment Agreement — Termination

Big Red Car here.  The Boss is traveling and I am left with the house sitter.  Well, the house sitter has been driving the Hell out of the Big Red Car — don’t tell The Boss because he is very particular as to who gets to drive me, the Big Red Car.  Haha, joke is on you, Boss.

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05/29/13

The C Level Employment Agreement — Managing the At Will Employee Relationship

Big Red Car here.  Nice windy and cool day in the ATX.  Kind of hard to figure what kind of day this is really going to be?  We shall see.  Cloudy with thunderstorms is what the Intellicast man says.  Who really knows, it’s Texas.

So the Big Red Car gets an email — haha, the Big Red Car gets an email — from an Old Sport who asks:

“Hey, Big Red Car, this C Level Employment Agreement stuff is great for a CEO but what about us guys in the cubes?  We ain’t chopped liver, we’re software engineers, SEO experts and the like.  How do we get some diluted CEO love?”

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05/28/13

C Level Employment Agreement — Long Term Incentive Compensation

Big Red Car here.  Bit cloudy yesterday but today promises to be clear and hot.  Oh boy!  Just the right weather for a bit of top down driving, eh?

So we have been chatting about the C Level Employment Agreement, breaking it down into its constituent parts and we’ve been chatting about compensation.

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05/20/13

“C” Level Employment Agreement — Benefits

Big Red Car here.  Cloudy day and a bit muggy.  Well, it is May and we expect a lot of our rain in the month of May culminating with flooding  on Memorial Day.  That’s the way we roll here in the ATX.

So The Boss is back on his jag about the C level employment agreement and the issue specifically of benefits.

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