How to Renegotiate Your CEO Employment Contract When You Have Achieved Success

Last Thursday, on February 1, 2018, CEOWorld magazine published an article I wrote on  “How to Renegotiate Your CEO Employment Contract When You Have Achieved Success.

This article was designed for CEOs and other C-Suite, VPs or other senior executives who have achieved a level of success and seek a greater share of the benefits his or her leadership has brought to the company, as well as a refresh of the level of incentives as he or she takes the company to the next level. Continue reading “How to Renegotiate Your CEO Employment Contract When You Have Achieved Success”

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Interim CEO and Turnaround CEO Employment Agreements: Terms and Compensation

Two weeks ago, on October 26, 2017, CEOWorld magazine published an article I wrote on  “Interim CEO and Turnaround CEO Employment Agreements: Terms and Compensation.

This article was designed for executives, who have been offered, are seeking or are now considering taking Interim CEO or Turnaround CEO positions.

The Interim CEO may be one of the following:

  • company insider from the Board or current executive suit or a current consultant to the Company, as Interim CEO, chosen in part for familiarity with the company and essentially to be a placeholder until the new CEO can take up his or her duties
  • executive outside the company recruited to fill that role, someone with a name in the field to maintain the position of the company in the eyes of analysts and investors until the search for a new CEO is completed and the replacement installed
  • an executive hired or recruited not just as a placeholder but as a true Turnaround CEO, who is being brought in to “right the ship” when a company is in turmoil, unprofitable or otherwise not performing to the desired level.

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Getting the Benefits of Equity Compensation from Family Businesses through Phantom Stock

Last Wednesday, on September 6, 2017, CEOWorld magazine published an article I wrote on “Getting the Benefits of Equity Compensation from Family Businesses through Phantom Stock.

This article was designed for CEOs, C-suite executives and other senior executives who currently work in a family business or are offered a position in a family business and receive now or are offered NO equity compensation because most family businesses do not issue equity to non-family members.
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Pitfalls of and Techniques to Surmount Non-Compete Agreements for Executives

Last Thursday, on August 10, 2017, CEOWorld magazine published an article I wrote on “Pitfalls of and Techniques to Surmount Non-Compete Agreements for Executives.” This article was designed for CEOs, C-suite executives and other senior executives who are asked to sign non-compete agreements with their company.  My article deals with both the coverage and pitfalls of non-competes but also offers key techniques for the CEO and senior executives to surmount non-competes and protect your career.
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Executive Employment Contracts for Women CEOs – Terms and Negotiations

One week ago, on April 25, 2017, CEOWorld magazine published an article I wrote on  “Executive Employment Contracts for Women CEOs – Terms and Negotiations.” 

Despite significant advances in employment laws, gender inequality remains an area of both concern and controversy. Women continue to lag behind men, even at the CEO, C-suite and senior executive level, when it comes to compensation, opportunity for advancement, job status and equity sharing, to name just a few.
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