Another Reason Carol Bartz Joined Yahoo: $$$

When I talked the other day with Bill Coleman, CEO of Cassatt and a former colleague of new Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz at Sun Microsystems, he said he was initially surprised she would take on such a demanding job. After all, she stepped back from being CEO of Autodesk to be executive chairman, seeming to head toward relative retirement. “I thought, why does Carol need that at this time of her life?” But he thinks she was ready to get back to full-time work. “I think she misses that energy.”

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