MaurícioMendonça Godoy is the Chief Executive Officer for EstaleirosdoBrasil. This company serves as a floating storage offloading service. He thought of the concept for this service after noticing the lack of options in his country; for product transportation and storage. Maurício‘s main goal was to fill the void and create employment opportunities for the residents of Brazil.
In 2013, the first phase of construction began for this project. In less than 5 years, all infrastructure and construction was completed; two months ahead of the deadline. MaurícioMendonça Godoy puts a lot of pride in setting and executing goals. This is evident in his vision meetings that he conducts with his team members and his company. Everyone is assigned a specific task in terms of helping the company reach goals. MaurícioMendonça Godoy has busy days that generally start at 7:30 AM; and conclude late in the evening. The day at the office is spent spinning ideas and going from meeting to meeting. Estaleiros do Brasil believes in an open-door policy. In other words, anyone who works there can talk to the CEO or President at any time. By not setting up barriers between leadership and other employees, the company has thrived In morale and revenue.
One trend that the established businessman has his eye on is technology. He believes that robotics and advancing technology is the future catalyst for all major productivity. Maurício states that having robotics replace manual tasks will give workers the chance to focus their energy on bigger ideas and objectives.
Persistence is the one attribute that the CEO believes has served him greatest throughout his career. The failures and bumps in the road he hit early on motivated him to persist and see his vision through. These situations also taught him to be more creative and to innovate.
If there was any advice that Godoy could give to his younger self, it would be to remain ethical at all times; and to maintain a thirst for knowledge. Asking questions is another attribute that has benefitted MaurícioMendonça Godoy. He mentioned in a recent interview that asking questions until you get the right answer is vital.
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