Explaining Stock Options to Employees
Buffer describes how they do this, as part of their open / transparent work culture
This is a very good description of how to explain stock options. Buffer’s basic option is $10K higher salary vs. 30% more equity.
A while back Danielle Morill asked this question on Twitter: Explaining equity is something we try to do as best as we…open.buffer.com
Buffer’s article is from the point of view of the company owner. As an employee, this post from Hunter Walk is good reading: