Compensation

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Why Paying Your Team Members the Way Tesla Pays Elon Musk Will Improve Their Performance

The unconventional compensation plan provides incentives to drive results and stick around.

Talk to Your Clients About Money Like You Talk to Your Kids About Sex

Both topics deserve more than a one-time conversation. Create an early, open dialogue to avoid awkwardness later.

CEOs Who Appear on TV Can Get a Huge Pay Raise

Media appearances can have a positive effect on companies -- and their leaders.

Uber Admits it Made an Accounting Error and Will Refund Nearly $50 Million to Drivers

The company says it incorrectly calculated how much its commission should have been on rides in New York City over the past two and a half years, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Here Are the 5 Highest Paid CEOs

According to new data, CEOs got their biggest pay raise since 2013.

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