Archive for January, 2015

Be Generous with Equity

January 27th, 2015 - Write a comment »

When talking about startups, so often the talk turns to money. What’s the current valuation? What will the company sell for? Or, how will the IPO do? And, how high will the stock go? What we talk about far less …

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Yahoo Chairman Maynard Webb to Job Candidates: “Dudes, Where’s Your Self-Awareness?”

January 7th, 2015 - Comments Off on Yahoo Chairman Maynard Webb to Job Candidates: “Dudes, Where’s Your Self-Awareness?”

By Derek Loosvelt When Yahoo Chairman Maynard Webb interviews you, he doesn’t just probe your past for things like extracurricular activities, teamwork skills, and ability to overcome difficult situations; he also wants to get a sense of your level of “self-awareness” …

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Maynard Webb, Yahoo’s Chairman: Even the Best Teams Can Be Better

January 3rd, 2015 - Comments Off on Maynard Webb, Yahoo’s Chairman: Even the Best Teams Can Be Better

By Adam Bryant This interview with Maynard Webb, a veteran technology executive whose current roles include serving as chairman of Yahoo, was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant. Q. Early influences for you? A. The biggest thing that impacted me …

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