” Most women I know who have been successful in business, it’s because they’ve been willing to take on the risky challenge that other people would say, ‘Oh, I’m not sure I want to do that. “


” When I walk into a new organization and I don’t know the industry or the people, which has always been the case, I do a few things. One is I think about the business from the outside in. “


” One of the things I’ve learned is people are smart, and they understand what should be done. They understand what the challenges are, but they’re not always able to have their voices heard. “


” I am very comfortable not being the expert and actually putting people who work for me forward. I don’t need to know all the answers, and I don’t need to be the one who’s out there up front. “


” I don’t compromise at all on how people lead and manage other people. I don’t want to work in an environment where people are belittled and berated. “


” The signal of the importance of something is whether you’re actually measuring it and you’re holding people accountable to improving those numbers. “


” The people inside the company, generally two to three levels down, they know best what’s wrong and how to fix it. It’s just that their voices aren’t being heard. I listen for words, tonality, and language. “


” There is value in finding a combination of internal people, stretching them and seeing their potential, then marrying that with someone from the outside. “


” People need to go back and remember what it was once like to lead businesses in emerging markets. “



All 9 Sandra E. Peterson Quotes about People in picture


Most women I know who have been successful in business, it
When I walk into a new organization and I don
One of the things I
I am very comfortable not being the expert and actually putting people who work for me forward. I don
I don
The signal of the importance of something is whether you
The people inside the company, generally two to three levels down, they know best what
There is value in finding a combination of internal people, stretching them and seeing their potential, then marrying that with someone from the outside.
People need to go back and remember what it was once like to lead businesses in emerging markets.

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