One of the most powerful Brazilians in a surprisingly down-to-earth humble man. He practices gratitude each day in the beginning of the morning. Guilherme Paulus is the owner and chairman of CVC Brazil and GJP Hotels and Resorts. During his youth he studied business administration in college. After going to the university, Guilherme worked as an intern at IBM. This position did not last forever because he was presented with a great opportunity that would start off his career with a bang.
The foundation of Guilherme Paulus’ success is not just focusing on making money, but the customers and his employees. Making sure that customers are truly happy is what makes a business thrive. Additionally, if employees are taken care of and feel like they are valued, then they will be a trusted and loyal worker. The other reason Guilherme Paulus is success is because he is truly passionate about working in the hospitality industry. That is one piece of advice he would share with others. If you are going to pursue a career in something, make sure you are passionate about it. You will have to passion to spend all the time, money, and effort in the world to make sure your company flourishes. For more information about Guilherme Paulus , view his Crunchbase profile.
Guilherme Paulus also attributes listening as a very important skill in life. He recommends listening to the advice of elders. They have lived a lifetime and have precious pearls of wisdom that are needed for a young entrepreneur.
In 1972 at the age of 24, Guilherme Paulus met Carlos Vicente Cerchiari. The government official had a great niche idea for a travel agency in Brazil. Since Guilherme was young and did not have the money to invest, he instead would be the worker bee of the company. The duo had a successful company together called CVC Brazil until they parted ways after four years. Mr. Paulus carried on the company, growing it very quickly in a short period of time. When it comes to the best $100 Guilherme Paulus spent recently, it was not on a product. He finds investing any of his money into something is smart, and he will continue doing so into the future. Mr. Paulus had a unique vision for tourism in Brazil, and that is what helped him become so successful. You take a niche idea and they roll with it. Guilherme has plenty more time to come up with unique ideas when it comes to the hotel industry. We just have to wait to find out what’s coming.