Re: Subject: stock options

Subject: Re: Subject: stock options
From: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2002 08:10:54 -0800 (PST)


--- "Mark L. Levinson" <nosnivel -at- netvision -dot- net -dot- il> wrote:
>
> I'm envious when I read in _Moby Dick_ about
> how a harpooner would get something like one
> three-hundredth of the profit from a voyage.
>
> As a fraction of the company's stock, whatever
> options I've received as a writer/manager have been
> a few hundredths of a percent at most, even in
> small companies.

That was 100% of their pay. Would you like to work for a year or two,
and on product delivery, tie your pay to the company's profit...I
don't know about you, but the company I'm contracting at lost money
last quarter.



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Current gig ending 4/31
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mailto:john -at- tdandw -dot- com, 732-259-2874

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Subject: stock options: From: Mark L. Levinson

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