Why Women Make 77% of What Men Make

No more secrets.  Owner Susan at Allied Plumbing & Heating has created transparent pay levels for the Techs and they appreciate the honesty and clarity.  Now, they know what they need to do to move up the ladder. Pretty cool! (And, nice pic of the two of us on Ride Along Day last week!)

I’ve been playing with this idea for the last 20 years.  The sealed envelope thing has permitted a lot of unfair play. What is the big secret? As an employee, everywhere I have ever worked, we knew what others made, even if it wasn’t fair and wasn’t openly discussed. It dawned on me that women wouldn’t be making 77% of what men make doing the same jobs if the salary and wage scales were transparent. I was deeply influenced by Jack Stack’s books The Great Game of Business and A Stake in the Outcome, too.  What if we just got REAL about the compensation and bonus opportunities? […]

By |August 11th, 2014|Building the Team, Employees, Human Resources|0 Comments

Matter of perspective…

Greetings!

What if you got out of the office and went to the front lines. Got in the truck. Put on the coffee. Picked up the garbage. What would you learn about your company and yourself?

It’s a matter of perspective. I already love this new show on CBS Sundays…

http://www.cbs.com/primetime/undercover_boss/

BTW…humble and AMAZING CEO Jack Stack asked me […]

By |February 4th, 2010|Family, Step by Step Business Building, Uncategorized|0 Comments