A Short History of Golden Parachutes

Harvard Business Review

Golden parachutes can’t seem to stay out of the news. Golden parachutes like these are hardly novel in American business. Golden parachutes such are now paid out even when executives leave amid scandal. Firms began adopting golden parachute-style payout packages in the late 1970s. There was even more variation in the kinds of benefits provided by golden parachutes.

Living the CEO Afterlife

In the CEO Afterlife

Many find satisfaction using their influence and past connections to help others. He was 62, a golden parachute strapped to his back, but no hobbies or interests beyond business. There are so many examples of former CEOs finding exhilarating second lives in their golden years.

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Is There a CEO Afterlife? | In the CEO Afterlife

In the CEO Afterlife

Many find satisfaction using their influence to help others. He was 62, a golden parachute strapped to his back, but no hobbies or interests beyond business. There are so many wonderful examples of former CEOs finding exhilarating second lives in their golden years.

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