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Transitioning from the Classroom to the Workforce: 12 Insights from DFW’s Top Female Business Leaders

Transitioning from the Classroom to the Workforce: 12 Insights from DFW’s Top Female Business Leaders

From finance and law to real estate and retail, four of DFW’s top female leaders gathered to share career advice with the University of Dallas business community. Whether you are a college freshman, or have been working for several years, the leaders shared indispensable insights built on decades of their personal experiences navigating the corporate climate. 12 Insights From DFW’s Top Female Leaders: Find a workplace that matches your values. Just like selecting a college, each workplace has unique offerings…

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A New Definition of Leadership

A New Definition of Leadership

During a visit to San Francisco many years ago I noticed several banners advertising a university’s entrepreneurship program hanging from downtown lampposts. The tagline on the banners said: “The world needs a new definition of entrepreneurship.” As I read those banners, this thought occurred to me: “I think the world also needs a new definition of leadership.” A common definition of leadership that I often hear is that leadership is influence. While I don’t think that definition is wrong, I…

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In the search for leadership, ethics wins.

In the search for leadership, ethics wins.

It’s no secret that many high-profile companies are facing a leadership crisis. From Uber’s public decline to Wells Fargo’s phony account scandal, the news has been rife with businesses falling from grace. In the aftermath of all these stories, however, the conversation always seems to turn toward one party: the organization’s leaders. The leadership team sets the tone for the company culture and charts the course for the company’s goals. However, too often we hear of the devastating consequences of…

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