Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Top 10 Reasons Why It's Better Not Being CEO

I'm a big fan of Scott McNealy (ex CEO of Sun Microsystems, after being replaced by CFO Jonathan Schwartz - as reported in the San Jose Mercury News. You’ve got to love Scott McNealy’s sense of humor.

10. “I don’t have to apologize for stuff I say to Wall Street.”

9. “I’m no longer on the most overpaid CEO list.”

8. “I just say, ‘See Jonathan on that.’”

7. “I read The Hockey News without guilt.”

6. “I shave even less often.”

5. “I don’t have to sign the SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley) certification anymore.”

4. “I have someone to blame now.”

3. “I can sell my last business suit.”

2. “Jonathan doesn’t golf, so I guess I gotta do it.”

1. “My new office is VERY close to the men’s room.”

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