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Ralph Ward (www.boardroominsider.com) is the author of “Boardroom Q&A,” The New Boardroom Leaders,” “Saving the Corporate Board,” Improving the Corporate Board,” and “The 21st Century Corporate Board.” He also publishes Ralph Ward’s Boardroom Insider, a monthly newsletter for directors, CEOs, those who work with corporate and nonprofit boards. He can be followed on Twitter at @boardroominside.

6 Tips for Selling Your Comp Plan to Investors

With proxy season upon us, board compensation committees find themselves having to defend the exec pay choices they made over the past year, and prove that they’re really “paying for performance.” Too bad so many boards and companies do such a poor job of telling this comp story. What are some of the biggest boners CEOs commit when selling your exec pay plans -- and how do you avoid them?

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