Lino Velev is our guest in the second episode of Burnout Triumphants. He talks about his backstory, personal experience with burnout, and what helped him overcome his struggles.
Burnout Triumphant Series
Our Burnout Triumphant Series is here to share real-life stories of people having gone through severe burnout syndrome and coming out victorious on the other end. Burnout is a serious condition and needs to be addressed proactively and responsibly in order to prevent its occurrence in the very first place and overcome an already existing burned-out state. By sharing the stories of our guests we want to raise awareness, spread the word, and enable our viewers to recognize any potential red flags with their own lifestyle.
Lino Velev, a serial entrepreneur dedicated to bringing high-growth, commercial, for-profit business models to sustainable development goals, is our guest in the second episode of Burnout Triumphants.
When it comes to commercializing scientific research-based IP, international development, community building, entrepreneurial education and support, healthcare and MedTech, or mental fitness and wellbeing, Lino has a lot to say. He works on personal initiatives and as a consultant/coach for other businesses from his offices in the United Kingdom and Bulgaria.
From a young age, he was always interested in engineering, producing things, building things, and coding, and he eventually got engaged with starting companies and creating digital products. He founded several non-profit organizations. He is the Founder and CEO of Farstar. The firm works on a variety of foreign development programs in the fields of innovation, technology, and community-based learning, from policy to design and execution. Their experience is in multi-stakeholder, complicated initiatives that span multiple worldwide regions. Apart from projects related to his company and personal perspectives, Lino discusses how he views entrepreneurship and workplace realities.
Lino, in particular, discusses his own burnout experience. He tells personal stories about a time in his life when he was dealing with personal troubles while also trying to start a new business. He describes how he was unable to satisfy his daily commitments to people, causing many relationships to be strained. He discussed how he recovered and battled burnout, as well as what counsel he would give and how he could have handled the situation better.
Check out the video footage of Lino’s session on Burnout Triumphants if you want to learn more about his journey.