Lina Taylor - Former Olympian and Leadership Coach

Leadership Is No Accident

Feb 5 2021 • 42 mins

2:00 - Growing up in communist-led Bulgaria

4:00 - Getting beer for construction workers (at age 6)

6:00 - Bulgaria’s communal feel

8:00 - “For me, Volleyball represented hope”

11:00 - “I would rather take humiliation than give up on my dream”

14:30 - Switching from Indoor to Beach Volleyball

18:00 - Learning to not focus on what you don’t have

21:00 - Going to the Olympics in disbelief

24:00 - Maintaining her motivation

28:00 - Transitioning to a corporate environment from a sports environment

31:00 - The idea of a “corporate athlete”

35:00 - Coaches who help you see your blind spots

LINKS

Lina Taylor on LinkedIn

Lina's website

'Go for Gold' Olympic Experience

CREDITS

Produced by Kai Hellberg

Music by Isaac Chambers – ‘Change’