The Broadsheet: October 22nd

Good morning, Broadsheet readers. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer surprised investors yesterday with slightly better-than-expected earnings, and former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer defended his successor’s comments about women and pay. Read on to learn why Detroit is brimming with female entrepreneurs. Have a great Wednesday!

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5 CEOs who quit for the right reasons

Not many people are built for the long hours, high stress, target-on-your-back reality that comes with running a large company. You’re constantly subject to the demands of the board of directors, upset customers, and annoyed employees, all while attempting to steer a company to profitability. Of course, it doesn’t always go swimmingly. This year, we’ve […]

The Broadsheet: October 21st

Good morning, Broadsheet readers. Yesterday, Monica Lewinsky gave her first public speech in over a decade, and IBM CEO Ginni Rometty had arguably her worst day in ages. Read on to learn why Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella faces an uphill battle in his efforts to appear sincere with employee diversity efforts. Have a great Tuesday!