Pursue your passion with author and wildpreneur Tamara Jacobi

July 15, 2020 Patrick Leddin


Tamara Jacobi graduated college in 2007 with a job offer in one hand and a dream in the other. Staying true to herself, she passed on the job and pursued her dream. Today she is the owner of Tailwind Jungle Lodge in Mexico and author of the book Wildpreneurs: A Practical Guide to Pursuing Your Passion as a Business.

Tamara joins Patrick in the ‘lab’ to discuss how to embrace the fear and excitement that come with following your dreams, the importance of grit, and how leaders in any situation benefit from being openminded and adventurous. Whether you are looking to open a business, start a side hustle, or climb the corporate ladder, all of us can learn a few things from Tamara’s example. You can find Tamara’s book at wildpreneurs.com, learn more about her lodge at wildpreneurs.com/naturalparadise, or take on the 5 Week Leadership Challenge that Patrick mentions at www.leddingroup.com/5wlc.

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About the Author

Patrick Leddin

Patrick Leddin has benefited from both hands-on leadership and management experience coupled with academic rigor and expertise. Patrick served as a U.S. Army airborne, infantry, ranger-qualified officer, worked as a Project Manager at KPMG Consulting. His consulting work has allowed him to partner with clients in the United States, Canada, China, Malaysia, Singapore, Great Britain, Aruba, Iceland, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Guam, and many other countries around the world. In addition to his work at Leddin Group, Patrick is an Associate Professor at Vanderbilt University in the Practice of Managerial Studies where he teaches Corporate Strategy, Negotiation, and Advanced Marketing.

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