Donna Dubinsky, whose fierce drive for independence would become a running theme throughout a career which takes her to management positions at organizations such as Claris and Palm Computing. Ultimately Dubinsky finds her niche as a “serial entrepreneur,” partnering with innovator and engineer Jeff Hawkins. In this case, students are presented with Dubinsky’s own reflections on her varied career—and on her own strengths and weaknesses as a business leader.

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