Tamara Jacobi



Known as “The Jungle Girl”, Tamara is the founder of the Tailwind Jungle Lodge and author of Wildpreneurs (HarperCollins Leadership, Feb. 2020)—a guidebook for turning passion into business. Her book is an adventure story that tells of creation of the Tailwind Jungle Lodge, alongside the wisdom and experience of fellow Wildpreneurs globally. Tamara’s jungle lodge on the Mexican Pacific attracts international guests seeking inspiration, adventure and a fresh perspective.

Born in Vermont, raised in Quebec, Tamara’s free-spirit was sparked by shoestring budget expeditions with her family that included mountaineering Mexico’s volcanos, bike-packing the USA’s Continental Divide and kayaking the Sea of Cortez. Her journey continued at Middlebury College (VT) where she attended a class called Entrepreneurship 101. On graduation day (2007), she skied down a mountain with a Wall Street job opportunity in one hand and a plan for her dream business in the other. She looked beyond the status quo, tuned into what makes her come alive, and headed to the real jungle!

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How I Learned to Conquer Self-Doubt as an Entrepreneur

by Tamara Jacobi

Now is Prime Time for Daydreaming

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Fear of the Unknown

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