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CAROL BARTZ: What I Wish I Could Tell My 30-Year-Old Self

Carol Bartz is widely-known in Silicon Valley for two things: being a high-profile executive at some of the best-known technology companies, including Sun Microsystems, Autodesk and Yahoo, and being a pull-no-punches speaker who says whatever is on her mind—usually in the hardscrabble vernacular and earthy humour of her grandmother, a […]
CAROL BARTZ: What I Wish I Could Tell My 30-Year-Old Self
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Carol Bartz’s Advice For Marissa Mayer

[credit provider=”Wikimedia” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Carol_Bartz.jpg”] Fortune has profiled Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer—and while Mayer didn’t talk to the magazine, Mayer’s predecessor, Carol Bartz, did.Here’s the subtext of Bartz’s advice: Good luck—you’ll need it!
Carol Bartz’s Advice For Marissa Mayer
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Carol Bartz Gave Great Advice About Failure To UW Madison Grads

[credit provider=”UW Madison via YouTube ” url=”http://commencement.wisc.edu/video-bartz-spring-20120519AM.html”] Former Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz was the keynote speaker at her alma mater, the University of Wisconsin-Madison yesterday.She spoke about what it was like to earn a computer science degree as a woman back in the 1970s, and offered a lot of advice […]
Carol Bartz Gave Great Advice About Failure To UW Madison Grads
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Bartz: “By The Way, I DO Have A Computer Science Degree”

[credit provider=”Yahoo/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/yodelanecdotal/3941698678/”] Moments ago, activist Yahoo shareholder Eric Jackson tweeted:”Just heard Carol Bartz’s reaction to L’Affair Thompson by someone who talked to her: ‘By the way, I DO have a Computer Science degree.”
Bartz: “By The Way, I DO Have A Computer Science Degree”
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New Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson Will Make Up To $26 Million

[credit provider=”PayPal” url=”https://www.paypal-media.com/executives”] Yahoo announced its new CEO, Scott Thompson, on Wednesday.Thompson was president of PayPal and he’ll be joining Yahoo tomorrow.  He was lured with a payment package of up to $26 million.
New Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson Will Make Up To $26 Million
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10 Companies With Very Questionable Executive Pay Practices

[credit provider=”Business Insider”] There are a few ways to spot shady executive pay practices.For instance if a CEO earns much more than other CEOs in his peer group. Or if he earns much more than other executives at his company. Or if he is getting rich while the company stock […]
10 Companies With Very Questionable Executive Pay Practices
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The Shortest-Tenured CEOs In History

[credit provider=”AP “] HP’s former CEO Leo Apotheker is the latest high-profile executive to make an early exit. The truth is, CEOs aren’t sticking around as long as they used to. Research shows that the average tenure for a CEO is 6.6 years, compared to 8.1 years a decade ago. That figure dips […]
The Shortest-Tenured CEOs In History
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Yes, Yahoo And AOL Should Immediately Merge

[credit provider=”AP”] We first ran this post last year, when AOL and Yahoo had one of their perennial flirtations. Now they’re having another, and the same logic holds.The two struggling Internet giants of the 1990s, Yahoo and AOL, should merge.
Yes, Yahoo And AOL Should Immediately Merge