What if you could turn a childhood hobby into a business? That’s exactly what I, Jacob K Mead, managed to do when I taught myself web development in high school. This episode of the Buy Time podcast allows you to step back with me into my past and get to know the journey that led me to become a renowned business coach and consultant. I share my humble beginnings, the challenges, the triumphs, and lessons learned in the process. You'll hear the exciting tale of how I turned a curiosity into a profitable venture in my small town and the essential role of mentors in shaping my career.
As the narrative unfolds, I'll take you through my experiences as a lifeguard and swimming instructor, a job that revealed my love for helping others. Take inspiration from the sense of accomplishment I felt when I saw the kids I taught make progress – a feeling that still get in my coaching and consulting current career. This episode is an exploration of personal growth and its transformative power. So, prepare to be inspired by a heartening journey and to understand how learning from each experience can shape your path. Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or someone intrigued by personal growth stories, this episode is definitely worth a listen.