Category Archives for A La Mode

Re-Calibration/Vesting Calculator Tool

Use this spreadsheet to determine how many shares the company should buy-back from participants so the new split aligns with the Slicing Pie allocation. Buying back shares, rather than issuing […]

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Grunt Glossary

Understand the language behind a Grunt Fund dynamic equity split method

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Grunt-Fund Friendly Lawyers

I would be happy to connect you with an attorney who can help you set up your Grunt Fund or similar dynamic equity split program.

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Advisory Board Member Letter

When inviting a Grunt to join an Advisory Board for a company using a Grunt Fund care must be taken to set expectations about compensation. It’s important that they understand how a Grunt Fund works and that they are not entitled to cash compensation. Click below to download a sample Advisory Board Member letter for a company using a Grunt Fund.

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Time Tracking

NOTE: Since creating this post I have launched the Slicing Pie Pie Slicer software that keeps track of all types of contributions.  There are a lot of time-tracking tools available […]

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Take Cash Out without Cashing Out

From time to time you may want to take money out of your business. You may not want to reinvest in growth or you may need some money for personal bills. […]

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Offer Letter

When hiring a Grunt for a company using a Grunt Fund care must be taken to set expectations about compensation. It’s important that they understand how a Grunt Fund works and that they are not entitled to cash compensation. Click below to download a sample offer letter for a company using a Grunt Fund.

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Grunt Fund (Non) Cheat Sheet

In the book I provide a table of summary calculations. This is a PDF of those summary calculations that you can use as a quick-reference for calculating relative values. You can use it […]

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The Grunt Fund Calculator

To help you form your very own Grunt Fund, we have created an Excel spreadsheet that calculates slices of pie based on the model in the book. The Pie Slicer […]

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House Cleaning Case Study

In the introduction to Slicing Pie there is a story about partnerships. In the story you and I decide to clean a house together for $50 and things get complicated. […]

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