I was recently asked to offer some business advice to a couple of female entrepreneurs. Of course I said, "Yes! I'd be happy to help!" This prompted my husband to ask me how much I would charge for this advice. I demurred, thinking that we women have to help one another.
In an ideal world, companies would pay for performance and performance usually equals outcomes -- not hours worked. Who's to say that when you're sitting at your desk in your office you're actually doing meaningful work?
Since the news yesterday was a bit depressing for progressives, I thought it was time to mark an important upcoming centennial: on the first of September in 1911, the first constitutional workers' compensation law took full effect in Wisconsin.
Executive pay in the U. S. skyrocketed to reach an all time high in 2010. Looking ahead, we will likely find that the pay distance between executives and the rest of their organizations has gotten even greater.