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Slicing Pie Available in Chinese

I’m happy to announce that Slicing Pie is now available in Chinese. It is available on Amazon.com and Amazon.cn. Other translations are in the works!

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Pie Slicer Beta Test

We’ve been working hard to develop an online tool for tracking contributions from various Grunts. The new site will calculate pie and keep track of everything include cash investments using the “Well” structure as described in the book which converts cash to slices when it’s spent, not when it’s invested. If you would like to […]

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How to Split Equity with Cofounders at Stanford University

Here is a presentation I gave about perfectly fair equity splits at Stanford University

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Slicing Pie Webinar Recording

Below is the recording for the Slicing Pie webinar from March 12 covering the basics of a Grunt Fund along with some Q&A- thank you to all who attended! There is a little lag time, the audio actually starts at 9:08!

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Slicing Pie on Illinois Business Week

How to divide up founder’s equity on Illinois Business Week 2/21/14

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Human Resource ABCs

Many managers think of their employees as “A, B or C” employees. In some cases, companies actually get rid of “C” employees on a regular basis. I’ve never seen anyone actually define what it means to be an A, B or C employee so I took it upon myself to outline how I think it breaks down:

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Top Ten Startup Lessons Learned

People say you learn more from your failures than your success. After many years doing start-ups, start-up-like jobs and advising start-ups I still don’t have a private jet so I must have a wealth of important lessons to share. Here are the Top Ten, or at least the Top Ten I could think of while sitting here in the back row of coach.

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Radio Interview: Mike Moyer on Dynamic Equity Splits

Hear more about the benefits of dynamic equity splits

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Release Notes: Version 2.3

Thank you to those who provided feedback and edits to earlier versions of this book. I have updated the book and have created this version 2.3. In this release I’ve added the following: Updated dedication (because we had a new baby) QR Codes that link to A La Mode topics Grunt Glossary (please let me […]

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Milestones

Unfortunately, earning pie with hours does provide incentive to work more hours which is something you will want to keep a close eye on. In some cases, you may want to provide extra encouragement for getting something done and extra discouragement for taking too much time. You can do this by sitting with the herd […]

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