Bernard Kelvin Clive is an Author, Speaker, and Trainer, Africa’s foremost authority on Personal branding. As a speaker & trainer he has been known to simplify complex ideas about branding and life and present them to audiences in clear, actionable steps. He has over a decade experience in digital publishing and has globally consulted and trained thousands of entrepreneurs, pastors, and people like you to write books and build brands. He hosts the number one ranked Career & Business Podcast in Ghana.

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Editor’s note on Bernard Kelvin Clive – BKC

Bernard is a down to earth generational thinker who inspires the Wordinspired team greatly hence this great feature of a compilation of all his quotes we could get our hands on. He is a true gem, an uncut diamond and a shining star to our generation. We salute you, Sir!

Bernard Kelvin Clive on Life, career, branding, success, motivation, inspiration and everything in between. Enjoy!

  1. “Today, just take time to smell the roses, enjoy those little things about your life, your family, spouse, friends, job. Forget about the thorns -the pains and problems they cause you – and enjoy life.”  – Bernard Kelvin Clive, Your Dreams Will Not Die
  2. It’s better to dare to dream big and achieve half of your dreams than to dream small dreams and achieve all  – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  3. Many men know the recipes of life, but only few go into the kitchen to cook it. Go make it happen! – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  4. Never apologize for who you are and what you do and more especially never apologize for dreaming big even if they don’t come true. Many will criticize you and call you names but hey it’s your life, it’s your dream. Make it happen – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  5. The secret code of success is patience, a virtue that can not be replaced. It takes time to build great dreams. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  6. Today, just take time to smell the roses, enjoy those little things about your life, your family, spouse, friends, job. Forget about the thorns -the pains and problems they cause you – and enjoy life– Bernard Kelvin Clive
  7. They may try to stop you by their words and deeds, but like air you will rise above it all. You are unstoppable – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  8. Beware of the thief who is after your cash; but be more cautious of the thief in the mind that’s after your kind, your promise – your dream, your future – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  9. Take action on your inspired dreams – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  10. I’m not out to compete with any one, I’m here to complete, by encouraging and inspiring souls through a text at a time – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  11. I’m not in pursuit of happiness, I’m happiness in pursuit; ready to happen everywhere I go. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  12. I’ve learned that no matter how inspired, fired up and motivated you might be, the dark clouds will always set in – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  13. It’s better to dare to dream big and achieve half of your dreams than to dream small dreams and achieve all – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  14. This is the time to rise up and design(customize) your life – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  15. It’s great to celebrate the victories along the way in living your dreams but never allow the praises of your past pause you from pursuing higher heights. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  16. There is no time to waste in life and there is no cut and paste as well, only copy and paste – you can only emulate others – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  17. In this age, you must be relentlessly remarkable to stay relevant, if not you will be relegated. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  18. The world is fast changing and until you learn to adapt and adjust to stand out from the masses, you will fade into oblivion – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  19. If you learn to develop an abundant mentality you will not be envious of others, you will celebrate their successes, you share in their joys and pains; don’t see life as a competition but a complimentary. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  20. One of the greatest things parents can do for their children is to believe in them (their uniqueness) and help them realize their own God-given dreams – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  21. Don’t be too busy climbing the ladder of success and forget your most cherished relationships (friends, family, spouse, etc). Enjoy Life! – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  22. Awaken to the opportunities available for you today. It’s not too late to be, do, and have, whatever you so desire. It’s only late if you don’t begin today, the time is now. Go, make it happen! – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  23. Dont grow old to give up and dont give up growing up – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  24. Dont use your past as an excuse excuse your excuses and take action now – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  25. Ive learned that no matter how inspired fired up and motivated you might be the dark clouds will always set in – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  26. You can think all you can but dont publicize all your thoughts – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  27. Anytime you announce your dream two things happen its either it motivates you to get it done or the feeling of accomplishment sets in and discourages you from pursuing it – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  28. Life is a wall you have to climb it by pushing others to climb over and you will be pushed as well. Give a helping hand today. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  29. Permit your dreams to see the daylight – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  30. Your mind can be either your prison or your palace. What you make it is yours to decide – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  31. Dont let your dreams rust Listen to your youthful bells ringing loud inside of you. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  32. As long as theres breath in You PERSIST – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  33. Keep your eyes on the prize for you cant hit an unseen target but dont forget to pay the price – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  34. I have made so many mistakes but I have learned a lot and Im confident to say he who never made a mistake never made any discovery – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  35. Good Seeds Gratitude is the Greatest Attitude that has no Substitute. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  36. They may try to stop you by their words and deeds but like air you will rise above it all. You are unstoppable – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  37. A journey of a thousand mile begins with a SMiLE – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  38. Virtually everyone needs motivation of some sort but when you are in love that is motivation enough it turns many into poets and painters it spurs the creativity in you. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  39. Dont let the Dogma of men to interfere with your Destiny – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  40. Im not in pursuit of happiness Im happiness in pursuit ready to happen everywhere I go. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  41. If you can’t love me in my rugs, you don’t deserve me in my riches – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  42. To have more empowering goals, look within – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  43. It’s better to dare to dream big and achieve half of your dreams than to dream small dreams and achieve all – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  44. Don’t wait for a huge platform before you give of your best performance – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  45. Step out today not seeking to be in the spotlight but seeking for a spot to light – be a blessing to someone – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  46. Without sense of purpose and clear direction of your life, you will only be building a fake brand of you – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  47. Don’t be too busy climbing the ladder of success and forget your most cherished relationships (friends, family, spouse, etc). EnjoyLife! – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  48. Until one expands his imagination, abilities and capacity to do and receive, he will always have the crumbs from those who dare to do great works – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  49. “We don’t manage time, we manage activities within time.” — Bernard Kelvin Clive, REBRAND: The Ultimate Guide to Personal Branding
  50. Be wary of what you do with the attention social media gives you – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  51. In this digital age you have to pay to play in the game to succeed if not you will stay in obscurity – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  52. Obstacles? Don’t be Stopped by them be Strengthen by them – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  53. Sometimes, you just have to start all over differently. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  54. Your self-worth is not dependent on your social media clout – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  55. Claim ownership of your brand, your expertise, then defend it with deeds – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  56. Branding is to constantly create a perception in the mind of consumers that there is no product like yours – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  57. Don’t condemn what you can’t comprehend – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  58. Innovation invasion is a brand’s wheel that turns fortunes – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  59. How people perceive your brand will determine how they will receive your brand – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  60. Every connection you create either helps or hurts you – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  61. The success of your personal brand is hooked to your character, not your brand tangibles – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  62. Without sense of purpose and clear direction of your life, you will only be building a fake brand of you – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  63. True authors don’t write for fame or to make a name or money, they write to make impact – Bernard Kelvin Clive 
  64. Your ingenuity will remain dormant until it is provoked – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  65. True Mentors, don’t make their mentees a clone of themselves – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  66. Feedbacks are means for brands to look back. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  67. Forget about ‘Going Viral’ and ‘Go Give Value’. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  68. The depth of your challenges will determine the heights of your success in life – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  69. Life has it woes so learn to be on your toes, be alert. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  70. Develop the skill of writing to avoid errors but if you do make them, don’t be demotivated – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  71. We are all not called to be entrepreneurs but we can all be enterprising in our chosen fields – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  72. Don’t seek to be the loudest voice in the room, but seek to be a clear distinctive voice. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  73. Be abnormal; being normal is too predictable for your brand – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  74. Life teaches us many lessons daily, even from our mishaps, only if we pay attention – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  75. Customers don’t just want another cool product or service, they want to have an experience worth sharing – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  76. The investments you make into a brand, makes its name worth it – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  77. Don’t Ever Sell Your Dream, it’s Priceless – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  78. Don’t build your dreams on the opinions of men but on the promises of God – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  79. When you are clear on your calling, you command the universe to submit to your voice – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  80. Until you become so passionate about you and your business no one will. You are your first cheerleader and business promoter. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  81. Strong brands are not built through shortcuts and copycats – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  82. A Friend who attends to you only at his spare-time is not worth your prime-time. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  83. If you keep waiting for the ideal time, chances are that there will never be – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  84. Life is a wall, you have to climb it by pushing others to climb over and you will be pushed as well. Give a helping hand today. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  85. Over preparation paralyzes ideas; Ideas love speed!!! Act Now! – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  86. When you consistently complain about the things you are gifted to do, check your motivation. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  87. Audience engagement is critical to the survival of your brand; if you don’t engage them you endanger your brand. It’s social interaction. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  88. Don’t rush to rise to fame, lest you will be lashed in shame. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  89. Don’t wait for a huge platform before you give of your best performance. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  90. The tragedy of this age is that many are hungry for the wrong reasons. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  91. Any Brand that does not bear good fruit, will fade away and die! – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  92. Permit no one to define you by your mistakes or your past. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  93. Don’t dilute your core message burning in your spirit just to satisfy the masses. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  94. You must come to grips with yourself and settle in your spirit that not all open doors are meant for you and not all favors are friendly. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  95. When it comes to what you really want in life. Dont take no for an answer. Take no for a question and Go for it! – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  96. Until you have a purpose and clear direction of your life (business) you would only be building a fake brand – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  97. The depth of your network is more important than its length – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  98. The fact that you can do something doesn’t mean you are called to do it. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  99. In this digital age with its speed of change, any brand that refuses to innovate will die – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  100. A number of people have stopped playing the game (Living their dreams) and instead of cheering with the crowd (following the masses Just because they missed a penalty, a chance, an opportunity). Let nothing stop you! Its time to start playing again, its your dream, make it happen – Bernard Kelvin Clive
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Conclusion

We believe that these quotes have greatly fixed your focus, changed your mindset and above transformed you to a whole new person ready to become the best version of yourself. Do share this post with friends who might find this helpful so we can change lives together!

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My name is Enoch Weguri Kabange, I am the CEO & Founder of WordInspired Media. I am a dream chaser who has gained a wealth of knowledge in entrepreneurship and personal development over the past years through self-education. My mission is to inspire millions of people to become entrepreneurs by motivating them to their greatness that resides within them.

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