Top 77 Cathy Engelbert Quotes

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“Our goal is to set the gold standard when it comes to compliance.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Behind every great athlete is a masterful coach that inspires the athlete to evolve into the strongest performer they can become.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“The innovation of our workplace is key to the development of innovative solutions that address the evolving complex challenges of our clients.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“As a former NCAA basketball player, many of the skills I now rely on as a leader took root on the basketball court: teamwork, integrity, and resilience are just some of the traits I’ve carried over into my professional game.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“The simple truth is that every veteran has his or her own unique story, and there’s no single narrative about the issue of veterans finding civilian employment. And no single solution.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Sponsorship is sometimes about people behind the scenes who are sitting in rooms determining your assignments and your next career step, and you don’t even know who they are.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Being able to see and recombine existing assets and know-how in new ways allows us to take an ‘ingenious approach to innovation’ – one that creates even more value from what we already have and know.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Leaking tunnels, congested roads, rusting bridges, and aging railways often mean one thing: lost opportunity from delays and cancellations.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“The fundamentals of your business are like free throws: emphasize and practice them to perfection.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Golf instills incredible values, including collaboration, competitiveness, and integrity.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Accelerating technology innovations such as ubiquitous sensors, cheap computing power, and 5G networks will open entirely new opportunities and challenges.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“In an age of exponential change, we need the power of diverse thinking, and we cannot afford to leave any talent untapped.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“You don’t have to be the biggest, the strongest, or the most talented player to be successful, but you do need to be a step ahead of the competition.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“I was a Division I college athlete, and I grew up with five brothers and two sisters. I’ve always been a competitor.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“There is a premium on innovation and commercializing new ideas.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“We share the USTA’s vision to promote and expand the game of tennis. I have been playing the game since I was 6 years old with my dad and five brothers, so I know firsthand how it teaches life lessons: integrity, dedication, and competitiveness.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Seek out counsel and be a mentor to people, because then they learn how to be mentors.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Ultimately, this is about having fun at work. You want to enjoy your job. You’re going to have higher-performing employees.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“We were sent outside to our backyard to play sports together all the time – no boy and girl differentiation, just two teams playing.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“From my early days of playing 2:2 in basketball against my three older brothers to my years playing Division 1 college basketball and lacrosse, sports have played a big role in my leadership development.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Seek out a personal coach or mentor in the workplace. He/she should push you when you need it by encouraging and motivating you. Don’t be afraid of their honesty.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“You never know where your career will take you. A competitor in the market could suddenly become an unlikely partner. Be flexible, keep your slate clean, and stay open to unlikely collaborations.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Young professionals shouldn’t have to let a fear of failure hold them back; they should feel emboldened to take on challenges in creative ways.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“I believe that 20-somethings would be more likely to embrace experimentation – and provide additional value – if they felt safe to do so.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“In addition to encouraging failure, I would also encourage companies to broadly create a culture of innovation. That should mean more than just technology and invention; it should mean something millennials know well: Ingenuity.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“At Deloitte, our programs for veterans are bringing new approaches to the table. For instance, we’re helping veterans’ organizations use data analytics to sift through streams of information about veteran needs.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“As companies deal with the impact of technology and the incredible pace of change, they are fundamentally rethinking talent and family leave programs.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“When people are your greatest asset, like at Deloitte, investments in human capital should be considered in the same way other companies might invest significantly in product R&D.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“We can’t afford to let high performing talent just walk away from our companies without providing an opportunity to work through family needs.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Some infrastructure projects clearly require massive, coordinated investment – interstate highways or a new trans-Hudson tunnel, for instance. Others don’t have to. We should be unafraid of pilot projects and learning.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“The most common characteristic of childhood building toys is that they snap together in one way or another. Technology is constantly shifting, and we should make sure that whatever we build is interoperable and pliable.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Games are often won or lost on the free-throw line. This isn’t about slick moves or great skills. It’s about practice, muscle memory, and being able to keep a cool head under pressure.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“You don’t have to always be the smartest person in the room, but if you listen and absorb what you are hearing, you will be ahead of the game.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“When you build your network, keep yourself open to new ideas, concepts, and theories. Some of them may even contradict and challenge long-held points of view. This isn’t beneficial only to someone in my profession, but to every line of work.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Disruptors are the ones with a keen sense of how the world is changing and how to get in front of change, driven by curiosity. The disrupted – not so much.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Over the years, I paid careful attention in client meetings and jotted down things that quite didn’t make sense. And I had the courage to raise questions and to be skeptical when something didn’t add up.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“My becoming the CEO is a testament to our long commitment to diversity inclusion. And I intend to really focus and really pay that forward for our future diverse leaders at Deloitte.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“We can all think we’re discriminated against, and I’m sure many of us are. But I see a ton of optimism in corporate America around the advancement and retention of women.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“My confidence came from always needing to compete.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“I’m probably a little bit of an outlier for women because I don’t believe that you have to self-promote to get where you’re going.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“The advice I give, no matter male or female, is not being afraid to step outside your comfort zone and think more long-term about your career than maybe the next year.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“I prioritize people over tasks.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“You cannot be insightful if you’re deluged with information.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“We’re all drowning in data. We all need moments of recovery. For me, that includes not going right to my phone when I wake up in the morning.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“To be sure, technology will change what we do. Tasks that are highly manual, routine, and predictable will be automated. But jobs are made up of many tasks. So the nature of existing jobs will change, and new careers will be created.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“I’ve been fortunate in life to benefit from family, educators, work colleagues, and a set of mentors and sponsors, all of whom did not hesitate to offer and support me with every opportunity to achieve what I set out to do.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“In the global marketplace, women remain the most untapped natural resource.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“To take women’s equality from novelty to norm, we need to change narratives at a societal and individual level.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“As you think about the workforce of the future, women and minorities are such an important part of that future.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“That is the culture at Deloitte: To make sure we are all maximizing the capabilities that we have.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“I wouldn’t be a CEO today if I didn’t do different things to build capabilities and build experiences because to come a leader, you need varied experiences.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Technological advances are changing what clients need, the services we provide, and how we interact with them.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Decisions made centrally, thousands of miles from the markets clients are operating in, will likely not be as attuned to local market realities.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Deloitte University is really about leadership development. Our people love it!”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Don’t let ‘having it all’ be defined by someone else.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Women shouldn’t aspire to a box or a title. They should look toward being leaders.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Even if you’ve never picked up a club, or if you’ve been playing for a long time, there’s always something new to learn from playing golf. That’s the beauty of the game. You never stop learning.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Each year on Impact Day, I love seeing our people fill classrooms, parks, and training centers to make a difference in communities across the country.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Impact Day is just one part of the hundreds of thousands of volunteer, pro bono, and professional training hours Deloitte offers to nonprofit organizations nationwide throughout the year. It’s a day to celebrate all we do to make an impact that matters in the communities where we live and work.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“By adding support for eldercare, spousal care, and children beyond the birth stage, Deloitte’s family leave program provides our people with the time they need to focus on their families in important times of need.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Deloitte Catalyst is enabling Deloitte and our clients to more easily tap the power of innovation.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“It is important that women have the opportunity to balance different priorities at different stages in their career.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“A large part of my career achievements are due to having the courage to ask for what I needed, whether in a professional or personal context.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Mentors and sponsors, particularly in the early stages of my career, were invaluable to me because they encouraged me to raise my hand and take opportunities to build my capabilities.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“The digital economy is impacting us in a big way.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“There will be new businesses that will digitally enable the planning and consumption of passenger and goods movement to be more efficient, enjoyable, productive, safer, cleaner, and cheaper. That could mean everything from maintaining vehicle fleets to remote monitoring.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“In general, there will likely be an expanding market around mobility management services that could offer incremental job growth.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Consider one possible future that could occur soon, where autonomous trucks travel highways with a human ‘monitor’ in the cab who can assist with particularly challenging driving like navigating city centres and ensure goods are delivered safely.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Putting our heads in the sand won’t stop the inexorable advancement of technology.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“My path has been, I think, a path a lot of women can foresee themselves taking.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“I’m deeply honored to lead Deloitte. I look forward to collaborating with all our people to continue to lead our profession in quality and innovation. Together, we make an impact that matters every day for our clients, the capital markets, communities, and society.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“What’s important about my election into the CEO role at Deloitte is to provide a role model for the next generation of diverse leaders at Deloitte.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Being the first female CEO of one of the Big Four, I certainly intend to pay it forward.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“I joined a very male-dominated profession back in 1986. I wanted to work with big multinational Fortune 500 companies, but you don’t come into the firm and automatically get those. So, quite frankly, a key to my success was that I found male mentors and male sponsors. I think some women are afraid to say that.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“I didn’t aspire to be the CEO of Deloitte, but I aspired to be a leader in Deloitte.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“We have to not be afraid to say no.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“The biggest barrier for women is the thought that they can’t have it all.”

― Cathy Engelbert
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