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7 Habits of Highly-Effective Entrepreneurs
Habits

7 Habits of Highly-Effective Entrepreneurs

Here are the some interesting habits of famous entrepreneurs that can help give you starting points for your own successful daily routines.
Dev Tandon
The Identity Crisis That Led to Yahoo's Demise
Yahoo

The Identity Crisis That Led to Yahoo's Demise

When senior Yahoo executives gathered at a San Jose hotel for a management retreat in the spring of 2006, there was no outward sign of a company in crisis.
Yahoo Bids May Be Coming in Way Lower Than Expected
Yahoo

Yahoo Bids May Be Coming in Way Lower Than Expected

Bidders include frontrunner Verizon, inventor Dan Gilbert (backed by Warren Buffett), TPG, and a consortium that includes Bain Capital and former Yahoo CEO Ross Levinsohn.
Imagine These 7 Entrepreneurs as 'Game of Thrones' Characters
Game of Thrones

Imagine These 7 Entrepreneurs as 'Game of Thrones' Characters

Following the kick off for Season 6, we're taking a look at the following entrepreneurs cast as your favorite 'Game of Thrones' characters.
Carolyn Sun
Deadlines

Report: Yahoo Sets April 11 Deadline for Preliminary Bids

Bidders were asked details about financing, conditions or approvals the company would need to meet, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Activist Hedge Fund Starboard Launches Proxy Fight to Remove Yahoo Board
Yahoo

Activist Hedge Fund Starboard Launches Proxy Fight to Remove Yahoo Board

Starboard, which owns an estimated 1.7 percent of Yahoo, said it would nominate nine candidates as possible replacements.
Leaders Like Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer Do Not Deserve the Fortunes They Make While Their Companies Crash and Burn
Leadership

Leaders Like Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer Do Not Deserve the Fortunes They Make While Their Companies Crash and Burn

Here are three ways to spot completely ineffective -- and way overpaid -- CEOs.
Jeff Boss
Yahoo Forms Panel to Explore Strategic Options
Yahoo

Yahoo Forms Panel to Explore Strategic Options

The move comes two days after Bloomberg reported activist investor Starboard Value LP was taking initial steps toward a potential proxy fight with Yahoo.
Yahoo to Lay Off 15 Percent of Workforce, Consider Reverse Spinoff
Yahoo

Yahoo to Lay Off 15 Percent of Workforce, Consider Reverse Spinoff

'We believe a simplified Yahoo will create greater shareholder value over the long term,' said CEO Marissa Mayer.
Jacob Pramuk
Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Gives Birth to Twin Girls
Motherhood

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Gives Birth to Twin Girls

The embattled CEO announced her daughters' arrival on Tumblr.
Yahoo Will Spin Off Its Core Web Business -- Not Its $31 Billion Alibaba Stake
Yahoo

Yahoo Will Spin Off Its Core Web Business -- Not Its $31 Billion Alibaba Stake

The board cited 'tax risk' as its reason for the change of course.
Geoff Weiss
The Yahoo Board Will Discuss Future of Company, Marissa Mayer During Meeting
Yahoo

The Yahoo Board Will Discuss Future of Company, Marissa Mayer During Meeting

There are rumors that the board is considering selling its core Internet business.
Marissa Mayer Channeled 'The Wizard of Oz' in Bizarre $70,000 Team-Building Photo Shoot
Yahoo

Marissa Mayer Channeled 'The Wizard of Oz' in Bizarre $70,000 Team-Building Photo Shoot

Top staffers dressed as characters from the classic film, including Mayer as Dorothy, complete with blue-ribboned braids and a cheeky grin.
Geoff Weiss
Is Marissa Mayer Running Out of Time?
Yahoo

Is Marissa Mayer Running Out of Time?

The CEO's turnaround plan for Yahoo is looking less promising by the day.
Erin Griffith