By Ibiyemi Seun
The Skyway Aviation Handling Company PLC (SAHCO) Plc has held a 3-day Management Retreat with the theme: ‘A New Dawn: Reaching For The Heights’ in Ogun State.
The retreat which is a culture of the SAHCO Management team to withdraw at the beginning of the year with the sole purpose to strategize, plan for the year and to also proffer solutions to challenges that are faced by the organization, ensured that all the Executive and Middle Level Managers from all the SAHCO stations in Nigeria were in attendance.
The event started with an opening remark by the chairman of the Board of Directors, Dr Taiwo Afolabi who was represented by the SIFAX Group Managing Director, High Chief Olukunle Oyinloye, who expressed his pride at how well SAHCO has grown and all the success it has experienced in the past year.
He encouraged all the participants to open their mind to learn, unlearn and to relearn fresh insights and solutions and to also use the opportunity to bond with fellow colleagues who due to distance might not be seen around regularly.
He said despite the milestones being achieved by the company there is still room for more and that the Management team should not rest on its oars.
The Managing Director/ CEO of SAHCO, Basil Agboarumi, while presenting his opening speech reiterated that the successes of SAHCO is courtesy of the hard work and dedication of all the staff present and that he cannot emphasize his pride enough and that all hands must be on deck.
At the event, Resource personalities were also invited to speak on various topics in line with the theme and to also proffer solutions to challenges being faced by the organization.
The Resource Personalities included Olujimi Tewe, a seasoned career success catalyst and motivational speaker who spoke on ‘Leveraging Corporate Agility For Achieving Greater Heights’ pinpointed that leadership is the ability to get results through others and not the ability to get results by yourself.
He encouraged all the participants to reproduce themselves through others and that each leader should have a Legacy mentality.
Another speaker at the event was Dr Shogo, a career coach, emphasized that Emotional Intelligence is a critical key to success and all leaders must be able to master this skill so as to enhance better collaboration among employees and to foster a happier workplace.
He went on to say that the role of self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy and social skills cannot be overemphasized and that all these can distinguish SAHCO even more.