What We Offer
The DLE is a constant source of inspiration to grow what and who you know.
We are committed to delivering premier professional development and networking programs year-round that advance aspiring, new and experienced leaders from diverse industries, organizations and locations to confidently contribute to the success of their organization, community, career and well-being.
Gain advice, introductions and opportunities for career ownership from these powerhouse resources available to members:
DLE Overview: Amazing Resources For Career Growth
New for 2023! This new learning and networking program responds directly to our members’ feedback from the 2023 Direction Survey indicating opportunities to meet others, grow networks, build skills and broaden perspectives are both valued and needed.
Designed for an intimate, interactive and supportive experience, these in-person sessions are held at the DLE HQ on a bi-monthly basis. Through facilitated discussions, participants receive coaching while building connections with the goal of supporting professional development goals.
The one-hour DLE Culture Chat is a business-oriented, open forum that examines trending changes and challenges in today’s workplace. This moderated, one-hour exchange engages multiple perspectives through a moderated format that promotes respectful conversations with actionable takeaways. More interactive than a webinar, the program unites accomplished professionals from various backgrounds. Topics of exploration include virtual collaboration, allyship, magnetic cultures, career pivots and leading with compassion. Registration is free.
Subject matter experts share their research, tools and playbooks in high impact training programs, designed to expand your capability to lead, inspire and achieve career ownership. Question and answer opportunities supplement formal presentations to help you gain the clarity and confidence to actively manage your career. Registration includes a modest fee.
This 24/7 learning platform is stocked with podcasts and videos curated from live DLE programs. More than 50 hours of content on essential skills and leadership behaviors for career success are available on demand. Access is free.
Stay in the know about DLE people, programs, hot reads and popular polls with our biweekly newsletter, the HUB. Fresh, lively and informative, the HUB is automatically delivered to members’ inboxes when they complete the complimentary DLE membership form.
For more personalized, tailored support, coaching is available to evaluate resumes, prep for interviews, support negotiations, explore graduate degrees, start businesses and guide career moves. Periodic discussions in one-on-one and small group settings help select members make sound decisions about job and career transitions. Fee is situation dependent.
Success in the hybrid workplace demands new capabilities and critical thinking, which is exactly what you will gain at the DLE Leadership Immersion. Join business experts of international distinction in an immersive professional development program held in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts.
This in-person forum is designed for emerging and established leaders from diverse industries and disciplines. Sessions are structured for a high degree of interactivity and lively dialogue.
Push the boundaries of your thinking and expand your network, using breakthrough methods for leading from any level.
Core to our mission is giving back to help others move forward. Participate in our year-round volunteer projects with Berkshire-based, nonprofit and government organizations with well-established missions to change lives and communities for the better.
The DLE Breakfast Club features a free-flow exchange and social networking in a virtual setting about topics that promote personal well-being and professional growth. For 60 minutes, this intimately sized group experience sparks meaningful insights and connections. Practice skills and hear different views from creative and curious professionals in an environment that warmly welcomes newcomers and regulars. Registration is free.
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Attending the Breakfast Club for the first time, I felt so willing to be a part of the shared experiences that everyone gave in a personal way about their professional lives. There is nothing like the DLE in Brazil. - Lucas Valois, Marketing Analyst, GMC IST
Presenting to the Dulye Leadership Experience was particularly enjoyable because the eagerness, authenticity and connectedness of the community was so palpable. In my experience, finding such a high level of realness and mutual appreciation is a rare thing. Bravo to DLE on creating a community that really feels like community." - Karden Rabin, Founder of the Stress School and Boundless
For those looking to jumpstart career and personal goals this fall, I highly recommend the Dulye Leadership Experience. Linda Dulye has been a great mentor for me and many others since the beginning of this program in 2008." - David Bell, Chief of Staff, Wipro Limited
That weekend in the beautiful Berkshires of Massachusetts changed my life. Linda Dulye, as well as, the amazing people she assembled to create the Dulye Leadership Experience, help me find my passion. At the DLE I decided I wanted to become a financial advisor. Over the past two years, Linda and the DLE community have helped me achieved my goal. Now at the age of 24 years. I’m a fully licensed financial advisor studying for his CFA Level 1." - Marcus Coleman, Registered Client Service Associate, Raymond James
The DLE Gen Now will help you take your career to the next level, no matter which industry you are in, or how much experience you have. You will be inspired, challenged, and coached by a diverse network of professionals who can offer everything from leadership training to financial advice. You will leave the weekend motivated to prepared to be a better professional and person — and have a whole team of people in your corner, cheering you on and holding you accountable for years to come!" - Danielle Waugh, Investigative Reporter, WPEC
I don’t say this often, but the Dulye Leadership Experience was easily one of the most life-altering events to happen in my life. I knew I had the skills needed to be successful, but this weekend-long program was the catalyst for putting it all together and working in a way that allowed me to thrive in not only my professional life but my personal life as well. Over the course of a weekend, I learned how to sharpen my networking skills, be confident around others, learn to keep track of my finances, and how to collaborate and be a valued voice in the room." - Jesse Noll, Manager of Content & Experiences, Wavemaker
It never ceased to amaze me how the DLE has been a magnet for people all over the country; all of whom share a similar desire to build community, experience growth and give back." - Cam Besse, DLE Advisory Board Member, Account Executive, Berkshire Fairfield Insurance Agency
The openness and willingness of the DLE community to connect with new members, encourage them to do their best, and support them during these trying times has been invaluable. In a world where we can mostly only connect with people virtually this year, I have never felt alone nor isolated thanks to the wonderful DLE community." - Kaled Rocha, Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
As difficult as this year has been for so many of us, when we can take some time and find something good in our lives, it totally makes a world of difference. Thank you for all the work you do! I can say the DLE has been such a wonderful experience in my life this year - for that I am very thankful!" - Nicole Hall, Advanced ILS Technician, General Dynamics Mission Systems
I really look forward to the 10-second poll results in the HUB newsletter. I believe it helps keep the pulse on what is happening with the DLE community and is a quick litmus test. I like it so much, I have done it with my own organization. I appreciate the help and only wish I had found DLE earlier in my career." - Nicole Ferry, Special Agent in Charge, CSX Police Department
For years, I've been blessed by the energy, community, and camaraderie of the DLE network. While networking and learning opportunities have always been high quality, it's truly the people who make it such a special experience." - Dr. Andrea Lein, PHD, Clinical Psychologist, and DLE Retreat Faculty Member
I had tons of fun on the Breakfast Club zoom. Hearing from such interesting people was fantastic and it sounds like the DLE experience has been transformative for many." - Tim Goggins, Associate Dean of Admissions at Blair Academy
My mission in life is to serve and pour inspiration and motivation into people daily. The DLE provided a platform to share my story among entrepreneurs and professionals from all different backgrounds at the Breakfast Club." - Lou Alexander, CEO/Founder of BIG A88 JOGGER
The DLE is centered around the connections between interesting people and impactful conversations." - Nicole Hall, Advanced Integrated Logistics Support Technician, General Dynamics Mission Systems
Linda Dulye is the real deal creating community and adding value to our lives as professionals. If you could benefit from a safe space for mentoring which will help you troubleshoot and navigate the real world after college, join the DLE community." - Nayma Silver, Founder & Executive Director, Project Beauty Experience Inc.
When invited to speak at the DLE Breakfast Club, I was immediately excited when I learned that we would be meeting virtually at 7AM. I am a firm believer that early birds get the worms and it was just that. Everyone was attentive, curious and genuinely cared about my story and advice. Many of the participants were still on the video call an hour after we finished the formal program just to ask questions and soak up knowledge. What a wonderful community, experience and initiative to inspire our next generation of thinkers and entrepreneurs of all ages! Much love and respect to Linda Dulye for curating such a safe, diverse and thoughtful space for the community. " - Derrell Smith, Former NFL Player, Owner of 99EATS, Creator of Amazeballs
Thank you so much for bringing me into your wonderful community. It was such a pleasure to be there and see what an amazing group you've cultivated. Whenever I chat or speak, it is always centered around fitness, and it was such a change-up for me to be able to talk about risk-taking in business!" - Gina DiNapoli, Founder/Owner, JABS by Gina
I look forward to Friday Mornings with the DLE Breakfast Club. I love waking up, making a coffee and tuning into a new topic that I can learn and grow form. The sense of community, even virtually, is what keeps me coming back for more." - Beth Gilbert, Youth Case Manager, 18 Degrees