10 Power-Packed Ben Murray Bruce Quotes
Benedict Murray Bruce, the man always known to make ‘commonsense’ whenever he speaks, is a Nigerian entrepreneur and politician. He is the founder and CEO of Silverbird Productions, an enterprise he started in 1980 with twenty thousand naira, a desk, six staffs and only two business activities (Pageants and programs). It has, however, today hundreds of staff and the company has turned to a conglomerate – 3 radio stations, Silverbird TV, Silverbird Cinema, Silverbird entertainment and Silverbird Galleria. On March 2015, he was elected to the senate of Nigeria as a representative of the Bayelsa East Constituency.
Here are some thought provoking quotes by Mr. Commonsense
1. “the difference between a leader and a follower is that a follower is focused on who is right but a leader is focused on what is right”- BEN MURRAY BRUCE
2. “A leader must not have a mindset to learn to lead when he gets to the top. If you are not ready, once you get there you won’t ever be ready” – BEN MURRAY BRUCE
3. “An office does not make you a leader. It just gives you a platform to show people whether you are a leader or a follower in disguise ”- BEN MURRAY BRUCE
4. “Giving a man without humility wealth or power is like giving him a fast car without brakes. He will destroy himself and others!”- BEN MURRAY BRUCE
5. “We can dodge responsibilities but we cannot dodge its consequences”- BEN MURRAY BRUCE
6. “I’m tired of the good intentions phrase bandied about. We don’t need leaders with good intentions but leaders with good plans!”- BEN MURRAY BRUCE
7. “Face your problems and don’t blame others for them. It may or may not be true that they caused it but it is true that you must solve it!”- BEN MURRAY BRUCE
8. “Leaders solve problems instead of blaming others. Followers blame others for problems instead of solving it. A blamer can’t be an achiever!”- BEN MURRAY BRUCE
9. “We should think twice before washing our dirty linens to the world. It doesn’t just reduce our opponents, it reduces us to the world”- BEN MURRAY BRUCE
10. “The more you attack your predecessor, the higher the bar is set for you. Know how slippery a road is before knocking those who slipped on it”-BEN MURRAY BRUCE
Which of his quotes is your favorite pick and why is that so? Personally, 1, 3,4,10 are my favorites!