Guilherme Paulus is a successful businessman of Brazil who began his accomplishments as a young man. Guilherme decided to take an internship at IBM at 20 years old and learned much about business during this time in his life while studying Business Administration. After this was completed, he networked and found an investor for his first company Operadora e Agencia de Viagens CVC Tour Ltda. Building the company from the ground up at 24 years, Guilherme Paulus became a very successful businessman as he opened many stores within Brazil.
One of Guilherme Paulus’ strategies is providing value by bringing social awareness through his company. The sectors included are mental health counseling and healthcare. As of late, the company has gone public and is worth billions. In 2017, he was selected as the Entrepreneur of the Year by Isto E Dinheiro.
Guilherme Paulus attributes part of his success to his mindset of gratitude, which he starts each day with. He also believes in writing out his weekly schedule. He credits his business venture ideas to faith itself. A way that Paulus stays in tune with his business is staying in hotels close to the operations being enacted. This way, he can understand the tasks the company completes and can fix errors easier than before.
Guilherme Paulus believes that talent and hard work combined is the most powerful tool the entrepreneur can use. He truly believes in staying positive no matter what is a gift. Paulus credits google for being the best aid that the entrepreneur has seen so far. Being educated from doing research from this site, then taking one step at a time is something that Paulus encourages entrepreneurs to do to be successful.
Today Guilherme Paulus has a number of accomplishments. He owns multiple companies, but one that should be noted is GJP Hotels and Resorts, which is the largest hotel chain in Brazil. He sold his part of Operadora e Agencia de Viagens CVC Tour Ltda to the Carlyle Group for $750 million and continues to grow each endeavor he attempts. Paulus continues to be a great example of a passionate businessman.