The Business of Being Authentic

Rodger Price

With his engineering background, Rodger Price is most in his element when he’s planning and designing development systems for his clients. His analytical mind and specifically tailored programs, combined with his background in corporate talent management, give him a unique perspective for developing leaders and teams. We sat down with Rodger, who is the most recent addition to The Complete Leader faculty, to talk about his development philosophy and the importance of being true to your design. 

Dan Price on Being Authentic and Providing Opportunities for Your Team

Dan Price, founder and CEO, Gravity Payments

At the beginning of April, Dan Price, founder and CEO of Gravity Payments in Seattle, announced that he was raising the minimum salary at his 120-person payment processing company to $70,000. Most of the money for these raises will come from cutting Dan’s salary from $1 million to $70,000 per year as well. The rest will come out of the $2.2 million the company expects to earn in profit this year.

We sat down with Dan to see what has happened in the last month since his announcement.

Defining Moments in Leadership—Dan Price’s Minimum Wage Announcement

Dan Price

By now you have probably seen some of the media coverage that followed my son Dan Price’s decision to realign the compensation practices at his company, Gravity Payments, and the unexpected response it has received around the world.  It has been impossible to track all of the media outlets that have broadcast or published his story this past week.

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