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Can Etsy Keep its Edge Post-IPO? 3 Ways to Defy Capital Market Norms

Judith Samuelson | Posted 04.29.2015 | Business
Judith Samuelson

The buzz about Etsy's IPO runs something like this... the company that connects artisans and home-based craft makers to a new kind of consumer hungry for unique products -- has met its nemesis: the public equity markets.

Dan Price, Don Quixote and the Surprising Intelligence of a $70,000 Minimum Wage

Marcy Syms | Posted 04.29.2015 | Business
Marcy Syms

We share Rush Limbaugh's fantasy that one day Dan Price's decision to drastically cut his own pay will be written up as a case study for MBA students. The difference is that we hope that it will be taught as an example of visionary leadership in the face of seemingly impossible odds.

The Threat of Gravity Payments

Steven Conn | Posted 04.21.2015 | Business
Steven Conn

You've undoubtedly heard that CEO Dan Price recently decided to cut his own salary in order to help finance a radical experiment in employee pay: everyone who works for Gravity Payments, based in Seattle, will now make $70,000/year.

An Interview With CEO Ken Dunn (Part One)

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 04.17.2015 | Business
Kimanzi Constable

Ken Dunn is an entrepreneur. Before starting Next Century Publishing, he made millions of dollars through his entrepreneurial efforts. He started Next Century to help authors avoid bad publishing experiences. In this interview, you'll get a glimpse into the life of a busy CEO.

Profits Without Honor: The Sad Truth About CEO Compensation

Frank Islam | Posted 04.14.2015 | Business
Frank Islam

In this new era of executive compensation run amok, the balanced scorecard has been replaced with an unbalanced one. The single factor that matters most in too many businesses is moving the financial needle to pad the executive's pocketbook.

Ben Walsh

Here's How To Fix The CEO Pay Problem

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Walsh | Posted 03.12.2015 | Business

We’re doing CEO pay wrong.

Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan CEO, Gets Millions In Cash Bonus

Reuters | David Henry & Avik Das | Posted 01.22.2015 | Business

Jan 22 (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co paid Chief Executive Jamie Dimon a first cash bonus in three years, part of a total 2014 pay package of $20 mil...

CEO Gives Back His Entire $2 Million Bonus To Company

CNBC | Fred Imbert | Posted 12.19.2014 | Business

Plum Creek Timber's CEO Rick Holley received a $1.86 million bonus in the form of 44,445 restricted company stocks on Feb. 3 2014. On Dec. 12, Holl...

Fast Food CEOs Are The Most Grossly Overpaid

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 09.18.2014 | Business

If American income inequality had a poster child, it would be the fast food industry. Today, CEOs at leading fast food companies pocket more than 1...

Wealthy Businessman Pushes Bill Tying Corporate Taxes to CEO Salaries

Capital and Main | Gary Cohn | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

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Relational Leadership: Where Relationships Lead and Capital Follows

Robert Hall | Posted 08.25.2014 | Business
Robert Hall

We have transient customers, served by transient employees, working for transient leaders, owned by transient shareholders. Disengagement is overpowering today's leaders.

CEO Pay Has Increased By 937 Percent Since 1978

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Hiscott | Posted 06.12.2014 | Business

A new report by the Economic Policy Institute shows that CEO compensation at the largest corporations has ballooned by 937 percent since 1978, when ad...

The Threat of CEO-to-Worker Pay Disparity and How to Change It

Keith Mestrich | Posted 08.05.2014 | Business
Keith Mestrich

The new record of already stratospheric executive pay is another sign that the staggering growth in the CEO-to-worker pay gap we've seen over the last half-century isn't changing anytime soon -- unless we step up and take action.

Loyalty and Responsibility

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics
William B. Bradshaw

We hear so much these day about banks and companies that have become so large they are unable to manage themselves -- that there are so many layers of bureaucracy that illegal and unethical behavior can go undetected for years.

Fast Food Pulls a Fast One

Michael Winship | Posted 06.30.2014 | Business
Michael Winship

Our tax dollars are subsidizing both the fast-food workers who need the help and the companies' CEOs who don't.

Pity the Poor Exorbitantly-Paid CEOs

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 06.21.2014 | Business
Robert J. Elisberg

Being paid exorbitant bonuses for failing is the problem. Not that people who succeed didn't help the needy enough.

The Middle Class Is Totally Hosed

Arthur Fox | Posted 05.24.2014 | Politics
Arthur Fox

What most of us fail to recognize is that the gulf between the very rich and the rest of us will almost certainly continue to get worse, a lot worse! Most importantly, it may be too late to do much about it.

Ryan Grim

Exclusive Data Paints Troubling Picture Of Skyrocketing CEO Pay

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.14.2014 | Business

The rise in U.S. income inequality in recent decades is largely due to massive wealth accumulating at the top of the income scale. The press and popul...

Jamie Dimon's Pay

Jeff Danziger | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Republican Rx For Poverty: More CEOs

Steven Clifford | Posted 03.15.2014 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

Last week Republican leaders Marco Rubio, Paul Ryan and Eric Cantor called for their party to address the issues of poverty. Yesterday, the House Repu...

Son Of CEO 'Pulls Himself Up By Bootstraps'... To Become CEO

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.25.2013 | Comedy

If there's anything that truly defines the American dream, it's someone who pulls themselves up by the bootstraps in order to succeed; a person who ov...

Top-Tier CEO Pay Grew Nearly 15 Times Faster Than Worker Pay Last Year

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.22.2013 | Business

The chief executives of the biggest U.S. companies just keep seeing huge leaps in pay, leaving the average worker further and further behind. The m...

4 Reasons the SEC's New Ratio Test Will Not Decrease CEO Pay

Avi Sinensky | Posted 12.21.2013 | Business
Avi Sinensky

This proposal -- like some of the other rules implemented under Dodd-Frank -- will do little to accomplish the desired effect of narrowing the gap between employee compensation and executive compensation. If anything, it may have the opposite effect.

Cisco CEO's Pay Nearly Doubled

Reuters | Posted 11.30.2013 | Business

(Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc Chief Executive John Chambers' total annual compensation almost doubled, the world's biggest network equipment maker sai...

Zach Carter

SEC Finally Proposes Disclosure Rule After 3 Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 09.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After a three-year wait, the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday proposed a new rule that would require corporations to disc...