Guilherme Paulus has been making headlines in the Brazil hospitality industry for all the right reasons. His influence in the world of business has grown exponentially both in Brazil and in the international scene. GJP Hotels and Resorts as well as the CVC Brasil Operadora are doing well thanks to his entrepreneurial acumen. When he joined IBM as an intern many years ago, very few would have predicted what would follow in the subsequent years.
The story of GJP Hotels and Resorts kicked off back in 1995. He has grown the GJP Hotels and Resorts and ensured that hotels under his umbrella are available in the major cities of Brazil. They are spread out in Rio de Janiero, Salvador and Sào Paulo among other cities. He has close to two dozen hotels that have provided job opportunities to slightly over 5000 individuals.
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Carlos Vicente Cerchiari, a former state deputy, provided him with the resources and idea to begin CVC, the tour agency. Guilherme Paulus became the sole owner of the agency four years after its establishment. His prior experience in entrepreneurship was in a store back in his hometown.
Over the years he has made it a point to plan out his week beforehand. His level of productivity has consistently been high thanks to this. The great advances of technology have also influenced the success of the Brazilian businessman. The high turnover of information has made life a little easier for him. He is able to freely keep in touch with his clients enabling him to better his services consistently. Technology has also allowed him to align his services to the dynamic market trends.
Guilherme Paulus is a down to earth person touching base with his employees from time to time. This has ensured that he is well placed to influence what goes on at the bottom of the ladder. It has also provided a learning opportunity which in turn results in better service delivery.
He insists that every entrepreneur should be willing to seek for help and listen more. They also need to be fully aware of what happens in their fields. Nothing can replace hardwork in the quest for success. Guilherme Paulus also believes that services should be tailored around the needs of the client. The ability to offer diverse services will also pay good dividends.