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.
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For Estee Lauder's Thia Breen, a Successful Career Is Made up of 'People, Passion and Performance'. (2007). Knowledge@SMU.
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