Great executive quotes

‘‘We cannot get manufacturers investing here because there is rubbish being sold at giveaway prices. Counterfeit imports should be destroyed at the point of entry to protect both Ugandans and Kenyans.’’

Chris Kirubi; Kenyan Business Magnate

‘‘Tax contribution to the national budget has gone up from 32 per cent to 65 per cent. Though we are not where we want to be, it’s vital that we celebrate what we have achieved so far.’’

Allen Kagina; URA Commissioner General

‘We need to address the issue of glorifying foreign products when there are equally suitable local products available. Our mind must be decolonized at the same time our local industries should be able to add value, innovate, employ and grow our economy-not until then we will not realize the dream of prosperity for all.’’

H. E. President Yoweri Museveni.

‘‘The geological and economic values of earth metals in Busoga particularly the clays can only be equaled to deposits discovered in Canada and to some extent in China.’’

David Kyagulanyi; Lead explorer Kweri Investments

There are no definitive thresholds for the sustainability of total public debt in frontier markets such as Uganda, but a ceiling of 50 per cent of the net present value of debt to GDP is probably prudent.’’

Mutebile Tumusiime

Governor Bank of Uganda

‘‘Experience is very good teacher, especially when we learn from our mistakes. Yet my study of history led me to believe that those who lead change often have to ‘over-look’ experience in favour of attempting the untried.’’

Myles Munroe

International Preacher and Motivational speaker

‘‘Foreign investment can only stimulate an economy, but cannot transform it. For real development to take place, there must be emerge an indigenous class of businessmen.’’

Prof. Ddumba-Ssentamu

Vice Chancellor Makerere University

“We hold our workforce in high regard and make every employee feel part of the team. Without their dedication and hard work, we would struggle to meet the company objectives. We therefore provide them with safe working environment and motivate them to work even harder.’’

Sikander Lalani, Chairman Roofings Group

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Mustapha Barnabas Mugisa is one of those rare people who provides business consulting and advisory to professionals and corporate entities who demand the very best. He is a prolific speaker and governance (strategy and risk) expert. His speaking involves making key notes at major conferences and business events on both technical subjects and leadership skills. A change agent and motivational speaker. Mustapha provides tools and proven methodologies to remarkable results through making people appreciate change. Visit Mustapha's LinkedIn profile to know more. Mustapha is the architect of #WinningMindset Leadership and #WinningTheGame strategy approach that combines Harvard Business strategy Playing To Win, with the Blue Ocean Strategy and Balanced Score Card to deliver a strategy that is easy to execute and monitor. Visit for special insights to improve your condition. Are you too good to be great?

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