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A unique management consulting firm that engages with leaders to create human capital strategy and reward programs that drive firm performance.

We deliver solutions that align with your corporate culture and goals.  Our employee reward programs are designed to improve your organizational performance.  Our end-to-end approach guides you from diagnosis and design, through implementation and communication.  Your solution will fit your budget, be understood by your participants and allow efficient ongoing administration. The strength of our work is in applying our knowledge and expertise to your specific needs.  Once implemented, we will support your evolution and performance into the future.

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The Best Performance Goals Are D.U.M.B.

Posted on May 13th, 2015 - By Dan Walter - 1 Comment

Anyone who has taken a class or performed a Google-search on performance goals has learned about the concept of “SMART” goals. The most common…

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Develop Grow Achieve – 3 Tiers for P4P

Posted on Apr 23rd, 2015 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

Pay for performance continues to rise. However, the failure of pay for performance is rising almost as fast. As the discussion about best practices…

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8 Things You’ve Gotta Know about Equity Compensation

Posted on Apr 15th, 2015 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

Equity compensation continues to be a confusing topic for compensation professionals and with good reason. Equity compensation is not just variable…

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The Secret ALL GREAT Companies Know About Pay

Posted on Apr 6th, 2015 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

I generally write about incentive compensation, executive compensation and performance issues, but today’s post is written from a very different…

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From the SEC: Please Link Executive Pay to Performance

Posted on Apr 5th, 2015 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

Sleep well sweet Prince, or perhaps Emperor. We now send executive compensation to its inevitable peaceful and infinite slumber. Shown brightly for a…

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Can contractors be paid in RSUs or only employees?

Posted on May 25th, 2015 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

Question: (org. on Quora) What are the tax implications vs getting paid in cash? (I understand how RSUs work for employees [viewed as income], but I…

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For $0 CEOs, how is their initial equity-compensation determined?

Posted on Apr 8th, 2015 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

Orig. Question on Quora. Answer by Dan Walter: Very few $0 CEOs start at $0 Salary.  Most start with a reasonable salary-bonus-equity…

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Geo differentials don’t align to market data – Why Not?

Posted on Apr 1st, 2015 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

Question: (original question from WorldatWork) I have found that the geo-differential from Seattle might suggest that jobs, as a whole, in Seattle…

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The Best Ways to Retrieve and Organize Job Descriptions?

Posted on Mar 26th, 2015 - By Sam Reeve - 0 Comments

Question (orig. at WorldatWork) Looking to understand what compensation professionals use to be more efficient  (or process) in retrieving,…

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Profit Sharing Incentive Plan

Posted on Mar 25th, 2015 - By Dan Walter - 0 Comments

Question (orig. at WorldatWork):  Do you have a profit sharing incentive plan?  If so, what % of eligible wages does an award equate to?  What…

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