Catch up on the snappiest soundbites and most interesting insights from the Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Dalian.

1. “Next time you are about to call a little girl ‘bossy’, say instead that she has executive leadership skills.”
Sheryl Sandberg
Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Board, Facebook, USA, in: Leading in a Complex World

2. “We don’t think so much about how to lead. We think about trying to do the right thing.”
Hu Shuli
Editor-in-Chief, Caixin Media, People’s Republic of China, in: Leading in a Complex World

3. “Innovation is the lifeblood of all of us enjoying the fruits of continuous improvement of society.”
Klaus Kleinfeld
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Alcoa, USA, in: Driving Smart Development

4. “China’s economy is moving forward satisfactorily and steadily. The economic fundamentals are stable.”
Li Keqiang 
Chinese Premier in: Opening Plenary

5. “Companies should focus on getting people, developing them and retaining them. It’s not just a business rationale but also a moral obligation.”
Urs Rohner
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Credit Suisse Group, Switzerland, in: Reinventing Growth

6. “In 1964 UK households borrowed 15% of GDP. By 2008, they borrowed 95% of GDP. That is an enormous change and I don’t think we’ve paid enough attention to that change.”
Lord J. Adair Turner
Senior Fellow, The Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), United Kingdom in: China Financial Outlook

7. “It’s in times of change that having a compass, a set of values, a direction and a purpose are essential.”
Rich Lesser
Global Chief Executive Officer and President, The Boston Consulting Group, USA, in: Leading in a Complex World

8. “There is a lack of resources for highly talented young people to get to the destinations where talent can be put to use.”
Subra Suresh
President, Carnegie Mellon University, USA, in: Driving Smart Development

9. “China in 10 years brought electricity to 500 million citizens, the revolution of all the revolutions.”
Fatih Birol
Chief Economist, International Energy Agency, Paris, in: Strategic Shifts in the Energy Ecosystem

10. “Science is global, the application is local. That’s why we need research and development on the ground.”
Ellen Kullman
Chair of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, DuPont, USA, in: Driving Smart Development