CMP113 - Harness the Power of Your Team; featuring Gabriel Faria - CEO T&T Chamber of Industry and Commerce

2018-10-23

Tags: male ceo business trinidad

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Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has a varied and extensive career. He’s a former managing director at Guardian Media Ltd and also held key positions at Carib Brewery Ltd, Angostura Holdings Ltd, SM Jaleel & Co Ltd, Neal and Massy Trinidad Ltd, T Geddes Grant Ltd and Mecalfab Ltd. Today he serves as the CEO of the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Commerce. Ladies and gentlemen Mr. Gabriel Faria

Show Notes

Gabriel's Background

  • Grew up in Besson Street, Port of Spain
  • Attended Bethlehem Boy's RC and Queens Royal College
  • Taught Accounts and English out of school
  • Started a business buying and selling cars
  • Advice - 
    • Be open to learning
    • Have a clear understanding of what you don't know
    • Leadership is not about knowing the answers
    • Leadership is about human resources and emotional intelligence
    • Perfomance is the only measure for advancement

Super Over

  • Stop saying "I Know"
  • Clarity of Vision; Sharpness of Focus
  • Most Rewarding - Competing Globally
  • Success - Giving back
  • Book - Good to Great and Shoe Dog
  • Alternate Career - Teaching

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