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Living your vision: Helen Richardson-Walsh

Life Lessons: From Sport and Beyond

  • 05/10/2021
  • 1 h 05 min

About this Episode

The power of creating and living a compelling vision of how you want to be in the world.Helen Richardson Walsh scored one of the crucial penalty shootout goals as Team GB won a historic gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics.The team's journey to the top of their sport was a bumpy one; after winning bronze at London 2012 they finished 11th at the 2014 World Cup prompting a radical rethink.They held a no-holds barred clear-the-air team meeting, after which they set out a new vision and set of values, which enabled them to go on and create history 2 years later in Rio.In this episode, Helen - now performance psychologist at Tottenham Hotspur women - shares wisdom on values, vulnerability, authenticity - and about being the difference you want to see in the world. She also shares her experience of the team's now-famous Thinking Thursday, and the importance of tough conversations.#DTMTS@simonmundie**For the weekly newsletter, head to www.simonmundie.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.