Your key people are likely one of your company’s most valuable assets. Without your key people, you likely cannot achieve a successful exit too. Many owners struggle with finding the right way to incentivize and reward key people, without doing unintended harm. Too often, owners consider or pull the trigger on giving key employees ownership in the company because that’s the only method they really know about. There are many tools and tactics on how to reward your top people, and keep them up to and beyond your own business exit.
The resources below can help you identify and consider strategies for rewarding and retaining your top talent between now and a successful business exit.