At McGee’s we want to help you celebrate those leaders accomplishing the impossible within your business. For that reason, we put together our list of the top business leaders of 2017.
We put together our list of
Founder and CEO, Amazon
“I’ve made billions of dollars of failures at Amazon.com. Literally billions of dollars of failures. You might remember Pets.com or Kosmo.com. It was like getting a root canal with no anesthesia. None of those things are fun. But they also don’t matter.” (Business Insider, 2016)
“Work like hell. I mean you just have to put in 80 to 100 hour weeks every week. [This] improves the odds of success. If other people are putting in
“Leadership is not a contest of likeability. Leadership often boils down to making the tougher choices. You are not in a popularity contest. But you try to be respected [through] values of dignity and respect for the people you deal with.” (Financial Times, 2017)
CEO, Haier Group
“At Haier, we have a saying: “Successful companies move with the times.” Lack of entrepreneurial spirit is a major reason for the decreasing competitiveness—and even the eventual collapse—of big enterprises.” (Strategy-Business, 2014)
“It’s about finding your
Chariman and CEO, General Motors
“If we win the hearts and minds of employees, we’re going to have better business success.” (Fortune video conversation in 2013)
American Executive/ Former Yahoo! President and CEO
“I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’ and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough.” (CNN, 2012)
“We hold ourselves back in ways both big and small, by lacking self-confidence, by not raising our hands, and by pulling back when we should be leaning in.”
CEO and Chairman, Salesforce
“In all industries, people often overestimate what you can do in one year and they underestimate what you can do in ten.”
“I’m proud to be called a business person because I think we can be a good example of how to make the economic pie bigger, create a shared value, where everybody benefits.” (Tuck School of Business Dartmouth University, 2017)
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