05/10/13

“C” level employment agreement provisions

Big Red Car here.  Nice quiet early morning, let’s me compose my thoughts.  We had a thunderstorm last night and the yard is strewn with twigs and leaves.  Lots of lightning.  Big Red Car loves lightning.  It seems to energize my personality and make me excited.  There is nothing in the world like an excited Big Red Car.  Haha, Big Red Car, you crack yourself up, don’t you?

So The Boss is working with a couple of his CEOs and they are looking for some guidance as to how they should define their relationship with their company — an employment agreement.

In once instance, the CEO is selling his company and is being retained by the new owners.  The new owners want to ensure that the CEO does not wander off and start another company, so they are both wanting to get something done.  And, why the Hell not, Big Red Car?

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05/7/13

Do not piss on my fire

Big Red Car here.  Nice cool morning here in the ATX.  Yesterday I was fibbing about the quality of the day — it was cloudy.  Too much Chamber of Commerce for the Big Red Car, sorry.

So this morning The Boss is out with one of his CEOs talking him down off the ledge.  CEOs allow themselves to get a bit exercised sometimes and need a bit of tough love to get them back into the traces.

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03/15/13

Old Economy >>> New Economy Transformation — Planning

Big Red Car here.  Up early to cope with SXSW here in the ATX.  Some folks attending SXSW want to take a drive through the Hill Country for some BBQ tonight and I am hoping to get the nod.  I love a good roll through the Hill Country on a Spring night.

Yes, folks, it is almost Spring here in Texas.  The azaleas are just coming out and it is wonderful.

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01/28/13

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

Big Red Car here.  The Boss and I had a nice long ride today.  It was a bit cloudy but warm.  I love a good ride through a warm afternoon.

He had coffee with a pal of his and they got to talking about the design of compensation packages for “C” level executives and senior management. Continue reading

01/24/13

The Power of Checklists

Big Red Car here.

The Boss was up very early this morning and was working on a checklist he keeps to guide him through conversations he has with young budding entrepreneurs in the startup business.  He uses it himself.  He is a checklist guy.

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