On this week's nationally syndicated Motley Fool Money radio show, our guest is corporate-governance expert and film critic Nell Minow. In this audio segment, she discusses why excessive executive compensation should be a red flag for investors. She cites performance bonuses that are guaranteed and names two CEOs as having among the worst pay packages in the public markets.

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