Guilherme Paulus is a man that is not afraid to have big dreams. Although, his original dream was to become a doctor. He was not able to pursue this dream of his because his parents did not have the financial means to back him up at the time.
Guilherme Paulus still managed to have a good education and has a degree in Business Administration. He is a Brazilian entrepreneur that now has almost 50 years of experience in the tourist industry. Guilherme is now among the wealthiest people in the world and has a net worth of 1.1 billion.
Guilherme Paulus has narrowed the keys to success down to a few traits that are necessary for almost any profession.
– Do not be afraid to risk
– Be optimistic
– Be determined
– Love what you do
This is advice from one of the best and most successful businessmen in all of Brazil. Guilherme Paulus has been honored and recognized by various international Governments. The Government of France honored him in 2012 for his many contributions to the development of tourism in France. For the internationally recognized businessman, customer satisfaction is of the utmost importance. For Guilherme, the customer is the coffee, the lunch, the dinner, and the gas. When you get a customer, you get a friend.
The successful entrepreneur did not start off successful. He began by working for IBM. He soon realized that calculations and numbers were not for him. He saw an ad in the local newspaper that was placed by the Casa Faro travel agency, and they were looking to hire a salesman. Guilherme quickly accepted the offer and began to explore his talents in the travel and tourist industries. During a trip, he met a politician named Carlos Vicente Cerchiari. The politician noticed how talented Guilherme was and offered him a partnership for the two to found their own travel agency. Guilherme agreed and proceeded to co-found the CVC travel agency with Carlos in 1972. Carlos left the business venture after four years and sold his shared to Guilherme Paulus.