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Time vs. Productivity

Once in a while I’ll get an email or read a review from someone who is skeptical about tracking hours because they are concerned that time alone isn’t a good measure of contribution. They are right. Just because you put time towards something doesn’t mean the time is productive. Many people want to reward productivity […]

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Version 2.0 Notes

I’m happy to announce that Slicing Pie Version 2.0 is available for review by interested Grunts! Click on the book to get your copy! Members of the Free Upgrade List have already received a PDF version of the book. Most of the updates in Version 2.0 are as a direct result of conversations I have with readers […]

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Grunt Glossary

Understand the language behind a Grunt Fund dynamic equity split method

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Slicing Pie: the Game

The benefits of a dynamic equity split are painfully obvious once you understand the basic concept. However, if you don’t understand the basic concept you will keep making bad mistakes with a fixed equity program. To help people of all ages better understand how dynamic splits work, I have created a board game that takes […]

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Slicing Pie for the Small Business Centr

See a complete overview of Slicing Pie and how to implement your very own Grunt Fund. Mike Moyer, the author of Slicing Pie, presents the concept for the Small Business Center.

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Dilution is Not a Four-Letter Word

Dilution, however, isn’t necessarily a bad thing. In fact, dilution can be a great sign that your company is growing and doing the right things.

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Retrofitting a Grunt Fund- New Chapter Sneak Preview!

If you have already launched your business chances are good that you have already implemented a fixed split that is causing some angst among the founders. You now need to unwind your fixed split so you can get on the right track with your equity. This will require you to retrofit the Grunt Fund. Retrofitting […]

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Ideas and Intellectual Property- New Section Sneak Preview!

There are two ways to reward Grunts for business-enabling ideas and related Intellectual property: The first is to calculate the theoretical value of the idea and the second is to provide an ongoing royalty payment (cash or pie) to the inventor. It’s important to remember that ideas without action are relatively valueless, no matter how […]

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New Cartoon for v1.3

I’m working on version 1.3 right now, the main update deals with the “idea premium”. A number of people can’t get over the fact that I don’t value ideas. I do value certain ideas without which the business wouldn’t be possible. So, now there is a way to calculate the value of an idea… … […]

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The Idea Premium

It is quite common for founders who originated the idea to fret over their ability to “get a little extra” for coming up with the idea for the business.

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