Find out who said what in our roundup of the best quotes from participants at the Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Dalian, China.

1. “What is innovation? Doing things differently – and better.”
Clare Akamanzi
Chief Executive Officer, Rwanda Development Board (RDB), Rwanda, in: Innovating into the Future

2. “Looking for a job is harder than the job itself.”
Jeffrey Joerres
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, ManpowerGroup, USA, in: Building Capacity for Employment

3. “My job is a labour of love. My family is a labour of love. Somewhere in there you learn to get it done.”
Ellen Kullman
Chair of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, DuPont, USA, in: The Science Behind Innovation

4. “Is this a repeat of the Asian financial crisis? No. Macro conditions are very different. Fundamentals are much better.”
Min Zhu
Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington DC, in: Global Economic Outlook: The View from Asia

5. “Innovation is a state of mind. It’s basic, old-fashioned problem-solving.”
Hank C. K. Wuh
Co-Founder and Chairman, TruTag Technologies, USA, in: Innovating into the Future

6. “Enlightened multinationals invite locals into their board.”
Lord Nat Wei
Member of the House of Lords, United Kingdom, in: The Local Multinational

7. “Social security is giving people the bottom line to take some risks.”
Liu Jiren
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Neusoft Corporation, in: From Trade Centre to Innovation Hub

8. “You cannot act irresponsibly and be successful.”
Paul A. Laudicina
Partner and Chairman Emeritus, A.T. Kearney, USA, in: The Local Multinational

9. “Scrappy entrepreneurs are winning entrepreneurs.”
Nathan Eagle
Chief Executive Officer, Jana Mobile, USA, in: Innovating into the Future

10. “The big question for emerging markets is their willingness to undertake reform.”
Rich Lesser
Global Chief Executive Officer and President, The Boston Consulting Group, USA, in: Global Economic Outlook: The View from Asia