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Productivity levels depend on how one manages his time throughout the day. Whereas being busy is different from being productive, it’s important to maximize the hours in a day to accomplish tasks that matter in achieving an effective work-life balance.

Numerous time management tips and systems exist as a result of a global need for more work done in less time. Jason Borrevik, an executive compensation consultant, says that time management has become an important skill that employees must possess in order to succeed in the workplace.

Here are five practical time management tips to help you improve your productivity at…


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Successful organizations achieve great results mainly due to how people in the company work together behind the scenes. With great leaders, companies are able to create, innovate, and flourish. How leaders manage both resources and employees is a major key in success.

According to Jason Borrevik, there are habits and systems one can develop to become an effective leader who exemplifies confidence, develops an exceptional team, and helps achieve company strategies and operational goals over time. While every industry will have their own unique skills, Jason Borrevik believes that these 5 skills can be universally useful.

1. Clear Vision

Knowing your destination keeps you and your team on the right track. Whether it’s a small or big project, having clear and achievable objectives cultivates a focused setting where everyone knows where they’re going and why they’re doing it. Set specific goals that you and your employees will work to reach. Furthermore, make your expectations clear to your team so everyone is on the same page about what you need and want to achieve. …


Many technology and life science companies periodically review the severance and change of control components of their existing executive employment and compensation agreements, to ensure that they are competitive and drive the right incentives.

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Severance and change of control protections provide a limited group of executives and key employees with cash and equity-based rights in the event of an involuntary termination of employment either prior to or in connection with a change of control.

Jason Borrevik, a Principal at Compensia, notes that such rights may include continued salary payments, a pro-rata or full annual bonus component, company-paid health and welfare benefits and equity award vesting acceleration. Companies may consider establishing updated (and potentially standardized) severance frameworks for eligible executives (and certain employees) in their periodic compensation reviews for key reasons:

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Jason Borrevik is a Principal at Compensia with a degree in Economics & Law. He has been working in an executive compensation advisory role for over 20 years.
  1. Contribute to overall competitiveness of executive total compensation and enhance the company’s ability to attract/retain key executives. …

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Jason Borrevik

Jason Borrevik is an expert in the executive compensation advisory field for over 20 years. Currently, Jason is a principal at Compensia.

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