Knowledge@SMU

Authors

Knowledge@SMU

Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

1-2007

Abstract

In her keynote address at the 28th Annual Wharton Women in Business Conference in Philadelphia, Thia Breen, president of Estee Lauder Americas and head of Global Business Development, told the audience that she was nearly fired from her first job. "That was the moment I started to understand: I am totally responsible for my own success," said Breen, whose first job out of college was unloading shipments of toys at Marshall Fields.

Disciplines

Business

Copyright Owner and Holder

Copyright © Singapore Management University 2012

Article ID

1032

Subject(s)

Leadership and Change

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Business Commons

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