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Dayo Olomu Wins Leadership Award In Uk
Dayo Olomu, a ‘Key Person of Influence’ in the UK’s African community and also a leading human resources development and business transformation strategist, was honoured with a Leadership Award last weekend.
Dayo Olomu, a ‘Key Person of Influence’ in the UK’s African community and also a leading human resources development and business transformation strategist, was honoured with a Leadership Award last weekend at the 13th edition of The Gathering of Africa’s Best (GAB Awards) ceremony which took place at Hilton Paddington on Sunday 23rd October 2011.
The importance and high profile of the GAB Awards has been acknowledged by the Mayor of London, in 2007. The GAB Awards was also celebrated as one of the programmes for the Mayor’s Black History Month Season.
Previous recipients of the GAB awards include Nelson Mandela, Professor George Kirya, Henry Annan, Anthonia Okonma of Bad Girls, Cyril Nri of The Bill, Paralympics medallist Ade Adepitan, Dele Momodu, Ishola Akay (MBE), Most Rev. Father Olu Abiola (OBE), Otunba Gbenga Daniel, Senator Tokunbo Afikuyomi, Patti Boulaye, and the late Professor Thomas Adeoye Lambo.
Dayo was nominated for this award and after going through the initial screening process was shortlisted as a finalist. He eventually won the award of excellence for his contributions to the promotion of the positive image of Africa and Africans through Leadership.
Paul Nosa Samuel, Business Engagement Manager - Performance Management and Talent Development Expert at Cisco Systems Inc. said, “this is a truly well deserved honour for Dayo.”
The recipient of numerous awards including Male Personality of the Year at the Life Changers Awards last year, Dayo’s exemplary business record and professionalism has positioned him in the forefront of his art which is also his passion.
Apart from being an award winning motivational speaker, Dayo Olomu is also a leading personal development and business transformation strategist and the best selling author of “4 Indispensable Strategies for Success” and audio programme, “You Got The Power” which was sent to more than 180 countries by Success University in September 2008. He is the chair for the Lambeth Group of Chartered Institute of Personnel Development South London; Founding President of Croydon Communicators Toastmasters and a Member of the Council Governor’s for Davidson Primary School in Croydon.
Dayo addresses more than 100,000 people each year on many diverse topics including leadership, personal and professional development, management, relationships, goal setting and achieving goals, strategic planning, social capital and time management.
Underpinning Dayo’s compelling style is a unique fusion of Nigerian and British culture, which gives his presentations a distinctive edge and enables him to get his powerful message across to audiences with warmth, passion, energy and substance. He travels all over Europe, North America, Africa and United Arab Emirates helping professionals and businesses achieve extraordinary results, increase performance and profit exponentially.
Dayo Olomu who is the first African speaker and trainer in Europe to become a global brand in the personal development & business building industry holds an honours degree in Business Information Systems, a post graduate certificate in Further Education and a Masters Degree in Human Resources. His varied outside interests include running the marathon, skydiving, mountain climbing, fire walking, board-breaking and bar-bending. His long term goal is space travel. He says, “nothing will compare to seeing the earth from space”.
Dayo Olomu helps both individuals and organisations to maximise their success and achieve their full potential. An abiding passion for adding value to lives, growing people and businesses and also helping clients to achieve extra ordinary result gets him out of bed far too early every morning. The experience he brings to people over the last 20 years has led him to the discovery that if we help people to see themselves as they can, not as they are; then the way they think, the way they feel and the way they act will eventually be altered, thereby resulting in higher performance.