The country Brazil is a huge tourist hot spot in the region. As the country that holds the Amazon rain forest, and some of the most developed cites on the continent, Guilherme Paulus does everything in his power to build up the region for tourists.
He is presently a member of the CVC Brasil and GJP Hotels and Resorts boards, but it took him decades to reach this point. His career as a hotel operator dates back over two decades. Guilherme Paulus expands on his career approach in recent Ideamensh interview.
GJP Hotels and Resorts is a major player in the tourist industry in Brazil. It encompasses over 20 hotels across the major cities from Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, and has over 5000 individuals employed by the company. The original idea came as a joint effort from his friend Carlos Vicente Cerchiari, with whom he split resources and design conception. He went full speed right out of gate, and quickly came upon a location that would gather a lot of traffic. After a 4 year partnership, Guilherme Paulus was given the chance to move forward solo.
Guilherme Paulus takes a very 21st century approach to his business strategy. He keeps an honest and genuine frame of mind by taking time each day to appreciate how he has ended in this position. From there, he plans his business tasks up to two weeks in advance. Technology has greatly aided his ability to find new locations, and meet with potential clients for projects. The overarching personal trait that makes his business a success is just doing something. Once that first step is gone, it is much easier to figure out where to go next.
In order to build up a business from scratch, an individual has to enjoy what they from the bottom of their heart. Guilherme Paulus takes a lot of pride in ensuring tourists have the best time possible. In his 40 years in the industry, over ninety-five thousand people have stepped into his locations.
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