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Flow Research Collective Radio

Flow Research Collective Radio is a podcast dedicated to helping you unlock the upper edge of your potential. Join New York Times bestselling author Steven Kotler and Co-Founders of the Flow Research Collective, Rian Doris and Conor Murphy, as they attempt to decode the science of peak performance and flow with world-leading experts on the topic. Kotler is the author of thirteen bestselling books including Bold, Abundance, Rise of Superman, and Stealing Fire. His work has been translated into over 40 languages and appeared in over 100 publications, including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Wired and TIME. The Flow Research Collective is focused on researching the neuroscience of flow states and training individuals and organizations to harness the power of flow so they can achieve more, faster. Research partners include institutions like USC, Imperial College London and Stanford University and clients include organizations like Accenture, Google and JP Morgan.

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Flow Research Collective Radio is a podcast dedicated to helping you unlock the upper edge of your potential. Join New York Times bestselling author Steven Kotler and Co-Founders of the Flow Research Collective, Rian Doris and Conor Murphy, as they attempt to decode the science of peak performance and flow with world-leading experts on the topic. Kotler is the author of thirteen bestselling books including Bold, Abundance, Rise of Superman, and Stealing Fire. His work has been translated into over 40 languages and appeared in over 100 publications, including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Wired and TIME. The Flow Research Collective is focused on researching the neuroscience of flow states and training individuals and organizations to harness the power of flow so they can achieve more, faster. Research partners include institutions like USC, Imperial College London and Stanford University and clients include organizations like Accenture, Google and JP Morgan.

Theory Of Constraints: The Key To Better Decisions with Dr. Alan Barnard

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TODAY´S EPISODE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE FLOW RESEARCH COLLECTIVE

Are you an entrepreneur, a leader, or a knowledge worker, who wants to harness the power of flow so you can get more done in less time with greater ease and accomplish your boldest professional goals faster? If you´ve answered this question with “hell yes” then our peak-performance training Zero to Dangerous may be a good fit for you. If this sounds of interest to you all you need to do is click here right now, pop in your application and one of our team members will be in touch with you very soon.

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Get ready to have your multitasking myths shattered and your mind blown!

Join us for an eye-opening episode with Dr. Alan Barnard! 

In this episode, we'll learn why multitasking is a myth, challenge basic assumptions, and discover 5 steps to better decision making. 

Plus, you'll get a glimpse into the world of problem definition and the Theory of Constraints. And if that's not enough, we'll explore the fascinating topic of flow in organizations. 

Are you ready to flow with the punches? Tune in now.

ABOUT THE EPISODE: 

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • Intro (0:00)
  • Why Multitasking Doesn't Work (0:34)
  • Challenging Basic Assumptions (10:30)
  • 5 Steps To Better Decision Making (16:27)
  • The Skill of Problem Definition (27:35)
  • The Theory of Constraints (29:19)
  • 3 Types Of Flow Within 3 Organizations (41:18)

RESOURCES

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dralanbarnard/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dralan.barnard

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dralanbarnard

Twitter: https://twitter.com/dralanbarnard

Steven Kotler, the founder and executive director of the Flow Research Collective, is one of the world’s leading experts on human peak performance. He is an award-winning journalist and an author with over ten bestselling books.

Some of his works include: The Art of Impossible, The Future is Faster Than You Think, The Rise of Superman, Stealing Fire, and so much more! Look out for his latest upcoming book, Gnar Country: Growing Old, Staying Rad, where he debunks the old myths about aging and how you can boost your longevity through flow!

Feb 06 2023

57mins

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Flow State Onset: Unraveling the First Few Seconds of Flow with Steven Kotler & Dr. Michael Mannino

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TODAY´S EPISODE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE FLOW RESEARCH COLLECTIVE

Are you an entrepreneur, a leader, or a knowledge worker, who wants to harness the power of flow so you can get more done in less time with greater ease and accomplish your boldest professional goals faster? If you´ve answered this question with “hell yes” then our peak-performance training Zero to Dangerous may be a good fit for you. If this sounds of interest to you all you need to do is click here right now, pop in your application and one of our team members will be in touch with you very soon.

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Steven Kotler, the executive director of Flow Research Collective is joined by Chief Science Officer, Dr. Michael Mannino in an exciting episode to talk about the research article that they worked on entitled, "The First Few Seconds of Flow: A Comprehensive Proposal of the Neurobiology and Neurodynamics of State Onset", which was recently published in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews.

This marks the first time a research has been done on flows triggers, it’s phenomenological complexity being tied to neurobiological mechanisms, and also the first time anyone has discussed the neural dynamics of flow in comparison to traumatic stress and the psychedelic state. 

This is a must-watch for anyone interested in the science of flow and the inner workings of the brain. 

Don't miss out on this informative and engaging episode! 

#flowstate #neuroscience #mindfulness #frc #flowresearchcollective

ABOUT THE EPISODE: 

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 00:42 The Origin of Flow State Onset
  • 14:02 Getting Into Flow Vs Trauma 
  • 24:39 Flow's Relationship To Psychedelic States
  • 29:32 Signals of Flow State Onset
  • 39:08 Flow Triggers And Performance Benefits
  • 44:41 What's Next For Flow Science?  

Steven Kotler’s Socials:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/steven-kotler-4305b110

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stevenkotler

Twitter: https://twitter.com/steven_kotler

Dr. Michael Mannino’s Socials:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-mannino-ma-phd-39782661

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/neuro_fit

Steven Kotler, the founder and executive director of the Flow Research Collective, is one of the world’s leading experts on human peak performance. He is an award-winning journalist and an author with over ten bestselling books.

Some of his works include: The Art of Impossible, The Future is Faster Than You Think, The Rise of Superman, Stealing Fire, and so much more! Look out for his latest upcoming book, Gnar Country: Growing Old, Staying Rad, where he debunks the old myths about aging and how you can boost your longevity through flow!

Jan 30 2023

58mins

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Peptides: The Future of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine with Dr. Elizabeth Yurth

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TODAY´S EPISODE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE FLOW RESEARCH COLLECTIVE

Are you an entrepreneur, a leader, or a knowledge worker, who wants to harness the power of flow so you can get more done in less time with greater ease and accomplish your boldest professional goals faster? If you´ve answered this question with “hell yes” then our peak-performance training Zero to Dangerous may be a good fit for you. If this sounds of interest to you all you need to do is click here right now, pop in your application and one of our team members will be in touch with you very soon.

ABOUT THE GUEST:

Dr. Elizabeth Yurth, MD, ABPMR, ABAARM, FAARM, FAARFM, FSSRP, is the Co-founder of Boulder Longevity Institute and Human Optimization Academy.

As a double board-certified physician in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Anti-Aging/Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Yurth has more than 30 years of clinical experience and continues to stay at the forefront of orthopedics, cellular medicine, regenerative medicine, and the future of aging. 

Dr. Yuruth explains her core methodology to Replace, Restore & Regenerate. She explains the evolution of traditional medicine to functional medicine to the newest focus on cellular medicine and the use of peptide therapy. She also breaks down some of the simplest and most cost effective strategies for anti-aging, disease fighting and longevity.

If you want a simple yet very effective overview of some of the most useful peptides for injury and longevity- this is a podcast for you! If you are an athlete- professional or amateur- she has some sage advice when dealing with injuries to prevent future and almost certain arthritis.

ABOUT THE EPISODE: 

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • (0:00) Intro 
  • (2:21) Staying Up-To-Date With Regenerative Medicine
  • (08:08) Peptide Therapy For Optimizing Human Performance
  • (19:59) Pharmaceutical Interventions For Aging
  • (28:58) Nootropics Enhances Brain Abilities
  • (37:15) Safety Control Around Peptide Therapy
  • (42:34) Neural Repair In An Aging Brain
  • (44:55) Hormone Optimization 101
  • (50:41) Future Medical Interventions For Aging
  • (53:50) Human Optimization Academy

RESOURCES

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabeth-yurth-md-abaarm-faarm-faarfm-5745217a/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dryurth/

Website: https://boulderlongevity.com/‍

Human Optimization Academy Website: https://bli.academy/

Jan 23 2023

1hr 2mins

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Peak Performance Aging: Growing Old, Staying Rad with Steven Kotler

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TODAY’S EPISODE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE FLOW RESEARCH COLLECTIVE

Are you an entrepreneur, a leader, or a knowledge worker, who wants to harness the power of flow so you can get more done in less time with greater ease and accomplish your boldest professional goals faster? If you’ve answered this question with “hell yes” then our peak-performance training Zero to Dangerous may be a good fit for you. If this sounds interesting to you all you need to do is click here right now, pop in your application and one of our team members will be in touch with you very soon.

ABOUT THE GUEST:

Steven Kotler, the founder and executive director of the Flow Research Collective, is one of the world’s leading experts on human peak performance. He is an award-winning journalist and an author with over ten bestselling books.

Some of his works include: The Art of Impossible, The Future is Faster Than You Think, The Rise of Superman, Stealing Fire, and so much more! Look out for his latest upcoming book, Gnar Country: Growing Old, Staying Rad, where he debunks the old myths about aging and how you can boost your longevity through flow!

ABOUT THE EPISODE:  

In this episode, you will learn about: 

  • (0:00) Intro
  • (1:36) The Age Limit For Peak Performance
  • (4:22) The Origin of Peak Performance Aging
  • (10:55) Aging Mindset & Lifelong Learning
  • (19:06) Cultivating Cognitive Superpowers
  • (27:12) Optimizing Physical Fitness As You Age
  • (35:14) Becoming Risk Averse in Danger
  • (40:46) Regenerative & Longevity Medicine
  • (42:56) Broken Bones & Interoception
  • (46:53) Turning Your Life Into a High Flow Blue Zone
  • (52:40) Longevity: Diet & Gut Health
  • (55:22) Importance of Having a Flow Partner
  • (1:09:47) The Notion of Replacement Friends
  • (1:13:20) Peak Performance Aging Demands Play

RESOURCES:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/steven-kotler-4305b110/

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/@flowresearchcollective

Website: https://www.stevenkotler.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/steven_kotler

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KotlerSteven/

Jan 16 2023

1hr 23mins

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Ending Strong: The Key To Finishing Any Powerful Speech with Michael Gendler and Tristan de Montebello

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TODAY’S EPISODE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE FLOW RESEARCH COLLECTIVE

Are you an entrepreneur, a leader, or a knowledge worker, who wants to harness the power of flow so you can get more done in less time with greater ease and accomplish your boldest professional goals faster? If you’ve answered this question with “hell yes” then our peak-performance training Zero to Dangerous may be a good fit for you. If this sounds interesting to you all you need to do is click here right now, pop in your application and one of our team members will be in touch with you very soon.

ABOUT THE GUEST:

In 2017, Tristan and Michael founded Ultraspeaking and have since coached the world’s top athletes, creatives, leaders, and entrepreneurs to speak more effectively in the moments that matter most. In 2019, Tristan and Michael launched The Simulator, a collection of speaking games to help people speak better in high-stakes scenarios. Their latest project, Fundamentals, is a flagship course to facilitate rapid growth in professionals around the world.

The world is full of impactful and well versed speakers and there’s no doubt that their methods work. However, oftentimes, you will find them practicing  from scripts and memorizing their most successful talks word for word. And when adopted by any aspiring speakers,  it can lead to failure most of the time. Tristan and Michael have learned how to truly connect with an audience without losing your authenticity and quirkiness. They have truly embodied their teachings and have proved that it is possible to speak effortlessly in any situation.

ABOUT THE EPISODE:  

In this episode, you will learn about: 

  • Intro (0:00)
  • Ending A Speech Strong (1:29)
  • The Power of Storytelling (10:46)
  • The Importance of Humor In Speaking (15:27)
  • Coaching in Ultraspeaking (23:02)
  • The One Thing (33:06)

RESOURCES:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelgendler/

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/Ultraspeaking

Website: https://ultraspeaking.com/

Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@ultraspeakingapp

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Ultraspeaking

Jan 09 2023

41mins

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Speak Without Notes: Fill Your Speech With Flow Using Ultraspeaking

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TODAY’S EPISODE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE FLOW RESEARCH COLLECTIVE

Are you an entrepreneur, a leader, or a knowledge worker, who wants to harness the power of flow so you can get more done in less time with greater ease and accomplish your boldest professional goals faster? If you’ve answered this question with “hell yes” then our peak-performance training Zero to Dangerous may be a good fit for you. If this sounds of interest to you all you need to do is click here right now, pop in your application and one of our team members will be in touch with you very soon.

ABOUT THE GUEST:

In 2017, Tristan and Michael founded Ultraspeaking and have since coached the world’s top athletes, creatives, leaders, and entrepreneurs to speak more effectively in the moments that matter most. In 2019, Tristan and Michael launched The Simulator, a collection of speaking games to help people speak better in high-stakes scenarios. Their latest project, Fundamentals, is a flagship course to facilitate rapid growth in professionals around the world.

Because of the way people view speaking in general, many aspiring speakers struggle to get an amazing idea or concept across their audience. Practicing with scripts and memorization is actually detrimental to your speaking skills, as Tristan and Michael explain. If you have the desire to be one of the best public speakers in the world, this episode will be very beneficial to you.

ABOUT THE EPISODE:  

In this episode, you will learn about: 

Intro (0:00)

What Ultra Speaking Is (02:40)

The Role of Flow in Ultra Speaking (04:40)

Building Confidence in Speaking (12:56)

How To Practice Ultra Speaking (16:56)

Performing VS Speaking (22:43)

Gamifying Ultra Speaking (28:37)

Strategies for Speaking in Flow (41:17)

The Hard Part of Ultra Speaking (52:32)

Breathing And Pausing (59:16)

RESOURCES:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelgendler/

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/Ultraspeaking

Website: https://ultraspeaking.com/

Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@ultraspeakingapp

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Ultraspeaking

STEVEN KOTLER is a New York Times bestselling author, award-winning journalist, and Founder and Executive Director of the Flow Research Collective. He is one of the world’s leading experts on human performance.

His books include The Art of Impossible, Stealing Fire, and The Rise of Superman. His work has been translated into over 40 languages and appeared in over 100 publications, including the New York Times Magazine, Wall Street Journal, TIME, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, The Harvard Business Review and Forbes.

Jan 02 2023

1hr 7mins

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The Best of 2022: Unlock Flow & Achieve Your Boldest Goals

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TODAY´S EPISODE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE FLOW RESEARCH COLLECTIVE

Are you an entrepreneur, a leader, or a knowledge worker, who wants to harness the power of flow so you can get more done in less time with greater ease and accomplish your boldest professional goals faster?

If you've answered this question with “hell yes” then our peak-performance training Zero to Dangerous may be a good fit for you. If this sounds of interest to you all you need to do is click here right now, pop in your application and one of our team members will be in touch with you very soon.

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As the end of 2022 draws near, we present the best of Flow Research Collective Radio’s episodes to help you achieve more flow and accomplish your boldest goals for 2023.

This is an episode filled with strategies and tactics that have been put to the test and has allowed individuals to tap into their full potential and massively transform their lives. Start the year strong with flow and discover what it takes to do the impossible.

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • Csikszentmihalyi's Contributions to Flow & Creativity (01:13)
  • How to Set & Actually Achieve Goals (10:39)
  • State of The Economy (16:49)
  • Simple Biohacking Strategies (23:59)
  • Rising To Your Purpose (29:23)
  • Flow & Depression (38:22)

STEVEN KOTLER is a New York Times bestselling author, award-winning journalist, and Founder and Executive Director of the Flow Research Collective. He is one of the world’s leading experts on human performance.

His books include The Art of Impossible, Stealing Fire, and The Rise of Superman. His work has been translated into over 40 languages and appeared in over 100 publications, including the New York Times Magazine, Wall Street Journal, TIME, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, The Harvard Business Review and Forbes.

Dec 26 2022

47mins

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Fast This Way: World-Renowned Biohacker’s Fasting Strategies with Dave Asprey

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TODAY’S EPISODE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE FLOW RESEARCH COLLECTIVE
Are you an entrepreneur, a leader, or a knowledge worker, who wants to harness the power of flow so you can get more done in less time with greater ease and accomplish your boldest professional goals faster? If you´ve answered this question with “hell yes” then our peak-performance training Zero to Dangerous may be a good fit for you. If this sounds of interest to you all you need to do is click here right now, pop in your application and one of our team members will be in touch with you very soon.
ABOUT THE GUEST:
 
Dave Asprey is the Founder & Chairman, Bulletproof. He is a three-time New York Times bestselling science author, host of the Webby award-winning podcast Bulletproof Radio, and has been featured on the Today Show, CNN, The New York Times, Dr. Oz, and more.
 
Over the last two decades Dave, the “Father of Biohacking”, has worked with world-renowned doctors, researchers, scientists and global mavericks to uncover the latest, most innovative methods, techniques and products for enhancing mental and physical performance. Dave has personally spent over $2 million taking control of his own biology – pushing the bounds of human possibility all in the name of science, evolution and revolution. The creator of the Bulletproof Diet and innovator of Bulletproof Coffee, Collagen Protein supplements and many more advances in commercial wellness products, Dave’s mission is to empower the entire globe with information and knowledge that unlocks the Super Human in everyone at any age.
ABOUT THE EPISODE: 
In this episode, you will learn about: 
  • Fasting Benefits (0:00)
  • Minimizing Suffering When Fasting (7:00)
  • Losing Benefits of Fasting (20:14)
  • Different Types of Fast (23:33)
  • Excessive Fasting (33:21)
  • Dopamine Fasting (42:01)
  • Research Genie Question (43:26)
 
 
RESOURCES
 
 
STEVEN KOTLER is a New York Times bestselling author, award-winning journalist, and Founder and Executive Director of the Flow Research Collective. He is one of the world’s leading experts on human performance.
 
His books include The Art of Impossible, Stealing Fire, and The Rise of Superman. His work has been translated into over 40 languages and appeared in over 100 publications, including the New York Times Magazine, Wall Street Journal, TIME, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, The Harvard Business Review and Forbes.

Dec 19 2022

50mins

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Flow Driven Career: How To Find Unlimited Flow In Any Career

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TODAY’S EPISODE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE FLOW RESEARCH COLLECTIVE

Are you an entrepreneur, a leader, or a knowledge worker, who wants to harness the power of flow so you can get more done in less time with greater ease and accomplish your boldest professional goals faster? If you’ve answered this question with “hell yes” then our peak-performance training Zero to Dangerous may be a good fit for you. If this sounds of interest to you all you need to do is click here right now, pop in your application and one of our team members will be in touch with you very soon.

ABOUT THE GUEST:

Bret Lockett

Bret Lockett is a leading business consultant, speaker, entrepreneur, former NFL player, and founder of the “High Stakes” Training, an executive performance training platform designed to help high achievers become top performers in life, and in business. Bret has been featured in media across the globe including Forbes, CNN, Entrepreneur Magazine, NBC, the Huffington Post, ABC, and the Boston Herald, among others.

Andrew D. Huberman

Andrew D. Huberman is an American neuroscientist and tenured professor in the Department of Neurobiology at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He has made numerous important contributions to the fields of brain development, brain plasticity, and neural regeneration and repair. A large amount of that work focused on the visual system, including the mechanisms that control light-mediated activation of the circadian and autonomic arousal centers in the brain, as well as the brain control over conscious vision or sight. Huberman was awarded the McKnight Foundation Neuroscience Scholar Award (2013), and a Biomedical Scholar Award from the Pew Charitable Trusts. He is the recipient of the 2017 ARVO Cogan Award for making major contributions to the fields of vision science and efforts to regenerate the visual system and cure blindness.

ABOUT THE EPISODE:  

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • Accessing Flow In Different Environments (02:13)
  • Needing Mastery For Flow (05:50)
  • Learning To Be Observant (07:33)
  • Underlying Universal Skills (13:50)
  • How Ego Affects Peak Performance (17:35)
  • How To Stay Focused (22:19)
  • Tolerating Discomfort (29:33)
  • How Important Are Our Goals (32:13)
  • Goal Setting Theory (36:28)
  • Turning Passion Into Purpose (39:02)
  • Importance of Focus (49:11)
  • Flow Triggers & Flow Blockers (53:48)
  • Lessons From Tom Brady (01:05:39)
  • Group Flow (01:09:38)
  • Handling Negative Feedback (01:11:15)
  • Biggest Leadership Lesson (01:12:54)
  • Habits & Routines (01:14:17)

RESOURCES:

Bret Lockett

Instagram

Dr. Andrew Huberman

Website

Instagram

STEVEN KOTLER is a New York Times bestselling author, award-winning journalist, and Founder and Executive Director of the Flow Research Collective. He is one of the world’s leading experts on human performance.

His books include The Art of Impossible, Stealing Fire, and The Rise of Superman. His work has been translated into over 40 languages and appeared in over 100 publications, including the New York Times Magazine, Wall Street Journal, TIME, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, The Harvard Business Review and Forbes.

Dec 12 2022

1hr 23mins

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Creativity & Flow: Tapping Into Flow By Visualizing Value with Jack Butcher

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TODAY’S EPISODE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE FLOW RESEARCH COLLECTIVE

Are you an entrepreneur, a leader, or a knowledge worker, who wants to harness the power of flow so you can get more done in less time with greater ease and accomplish your boldest professional goals faster? If you’ve answered this question with “hell yes” then our peak-performance training Zero to Dangerous may be a good fit for you. If this sounds of interest to you all you need to do is click here right now, pop in your application and one of our team members will be in touch with you very soon.

ABOUT THE GUEST:

Jack Butcher, also known professionally as Visualize Value, is a digital artist, graphic designer, and entrepreneur. His minimalist, monochromatic aesthetic is a restraint applied across his work to extract clarity from complex human concepts. 

In this episode, Jack shares his creative process and the inspiration behind his incredible work. Along with his interesting take on visualizing value, Jack also talks about his humble beginnings and the journey that made his brand to what it is today. You will have a glimpse into some of Jack’s most impactful visuals that resonates with his audience and leaves them feeling like they “made the jump” themselves.  

If you are a graphic artist looking to start your own brand, Jack’s story will definitely motivate you to go after that dream relentlessly.  

ABOUT THE EPISODE:  

In this episode, you will learn about: *update after edits

  • Intro (0:00)
  • What Is Visualize Value? (0:14)
  • Communicating Using Visualized Value (2:09)   
  • How Visualizing Deepens Understanding (6:33)
  • Most Impactful Visuals Created by Jack (8:32)
  • Flow in Jack's Creative Process (12:53)
  • Creating Graphics That Resonate (16:08)
  • Transitioning to Visualize Value (19:03)
  • The Articulation & Compactness of Flow (29:52)
  • The Skill of Visualizing Value (35:00)

RESOURCES:

VV Twitter

Jack Twitter

VV Instagram 

VV Foundation

VV LinkedIn

VV YouTube

VV Newsletter

VV Website 

STEVEN KOTLER is a New York Times bestselling author, award-winning journalist, and Founder and Executive Director of the Flow Research Collective. He is one of the world’s leading experts on human performance.

His books include The Art of Impossible, Stealing Fire, and The Rise of Superman. His work has been translated into over 40 languages and appeared in over 100 publications, including the New York Times Magazine, Wall Street Journal, TIME, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, The Harvard Business Review and Forbes.

Dec 05 2022

45mins

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CEO at 91: Saying No To Retirement & Having A Flow-Filled Life

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TODAY’S EPISODE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE FLOW RESEARCH COLLECTIVE

Are you an entrepreneur, a leader, or a knowledge worker, who wants to harness the power of flow so you can get more done in less time with greater ease and accomplish your boldest professional goals faster? If you’ve answered this question with “hell yes” then our peak-performance training Zero to Dangerous may be a good fit for you. If this sounds of interest to you all you need to do is click here right now, pop in your application and one of our team members will be in touch with you very soon.

ABOUT THE GUEST:

John H. "Jack" Zenger, D.B.A., is the co-founder and chief executive officer of Zenger Folkman. Jack’s vast experience ranges from serving on the faculty of Stanford to serving as CEO of three highly successful training firms. He is a world expert in the field of leadership development, a best-selling author, and a highly respected and sought after speaker, consultant and executive coach.

ABOUT THE EPISODE:  

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • Intro (0:00)
  • Unsuccessful Retirement (03:39)
  • Challenges Of Merging Companies (13:40)
  • Leadership Development (16:43)
  • 360 Degree Feedback (21:58)
  • How Coaching Has Evolved (30:18)
  • The Core of Leadership (35:10)
  • Succession Planning (39:57)
  • Characteristics Of Flow Prone Leadership (44:14)
  • Research Genie Question (46:24)

RESOURCES:

Website

LinkedIn

STEVEN KOTLER is a New York Times bestselling author, award-winning journalist, and Founder and Executive Director of the Flow Research Collective. He is one of the world’s leading experts on human performance.

His books include The Art of Impossible, Stealing Fire, and The Rise of Superman. His work has been translated into over 40 languages and appeared in over 100 publications, including the New York Times Magazine, Wall Street Journal, TIME, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, The Harvard Business Review and Forbes.

Nov 28 2022

52mins

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Shift The Workplace: Leadership Strategies For A Flow Prone Workplace Environment with Joe Mechlinski

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TODAY’S EPISODE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE FLOW RESEARCH COLLECTIVE

Are you an entrepreneur, a leader, or a knowledge worker, who wants to harness the power of flow so you can get more done in less time with greater ease and accomplish your boldest professional goals faster? If you’ve answered this question with “hell yes” then our peak-performance training Zero to Dangerous may be a good fit for you. If this sounds of interest to you all you need to do is click here right now, pop in your application and one of our team members will be in touch with you very soon.

ABOUT THE GUEST:

Joe Mechlinski, Founder and CEO of SHIFT and New York Times bestselling author, wants to change the way we work to transform the way we live. 

At SHIFT, a tech-enabled management consulting firm nationally recognized as a ‘Best Workplace,’ Joe helps leaders build healthy and high-performing organizations by disrupting outdated norms, building engaged teams, and using technology to unlock human potential. Passionate about equity in the workplace, Joe is also a partner at Conscious Venture Partners: a group that invests in minority and female-founded businesses.

Joe is dedicated to empowering audiences to wake up to what’s possible and live a life of meaning and purpose. Leaning into that mindset, Joe presented his first TEDx Talk about the future of work which became the #1 most watched TEDx Talk in the world on YouTube in August 2022.

ABOUT THE EPISODE:  

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • Intro (0:00)
  • Unlocking Human Potential In The Workplace (1:33)
  • Widening Circle of Concern (5:23)
  • Leadership & Circle of Concern (13:20)
  • Most Damaging Leadership Qualities (19:48)
  • High Flow Workplace Environment (26:50)
  • Issue With Remote Work Culture (32:12)
  • How Culture Gets Shaped (42:07)

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STEVEN KOTLER is a New York Times bestselling author, award-winning journalist, and Founder and Executive Director of the Flow Research Collective. He is one of the world’s leading experts on human performance.

His books include The Art of Impossible, Stealing Fire, and The Rise of Superman. His work has been translated into over 40 languages and appeared in over 100 publications, including the New York Times Magazine, Wall Street Journal, TIME, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, The Harvard Business Review and Forbes.

Nov 21 2022

56mins

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Mold & Mycotoxin: The Hidden Enemy of Flow and Peak Performance with Dr. Jill Carnahan

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TODAY´S EPISODE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE FLOW RESEARCH COLLECTIVE

Are you an entrepreneur, a leader, or a knowledge worker, who wants to harness the power of flow so you can get more done in less time with greater ease and accomplish your boldest professional goals faster? If you’ve answered this question with “hell yes” then our peak-performance training Zero to Dangerous may be a good fit for you. If this sounds of interest to you all you need to do is click here right now, pop in your application and one of our team members will be in touch with you very soon.

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Dr. Jill is Your Functional Medicine Expert! She uses functional medicine help find personalized answers to the root cause of disease by examining the nutritional and biochemical imbalances, instead of just treating the symptoms.

Dr. Jill searches for underlying triggers that contribute to illnesses through cutting edge lab testing and then tailors the intervention to an individuals specific needs. She uses diet, supplements, lifestyle changes or medication to treat illnesses but will seek the most gentle way to help restore balance along with the least invasive treatment possible. She seeks to promote wellness and create hope, health and healing!

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In this episode, you will learn about:

  • Intro (0:00)
  • Health Challenges & Recovery (05:22)
  • Issues That Decrease Cognitive Function (12:30)
  • Mold & Peak Performance (16:29)
  • Environmental Toxic Load (24:13)
  • Lyme Disease & Heavy Metals (26:40)
  • Gut Health (29:38)
  • Limbic Retraining (33:49)
  • Most Helpful Metric for Health (38:53)
  • The Future of Performance Medicine (42:49)
  • Research Genie Question (45:17)

RESOURCES

STEVEN KOTLER is a New York Times bestselling author, award-winning journalist, and Founder and Executive Director of the Flow Research Collective. He is one of the world’s leading experts on human performance.

His books include The Art of Impossible, Stealing Fire, and The Rise of Superman. His work has been translated into over 40 languages and appeared in over 100 publications, including the New York Times Magazine, Wall Street Journal, TIME, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, The Harvard Business Review and Forbes.

Nov 14 2022

52mins

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Drug Addict to Flow Addict: Finding More Flow in Sobriety with Brent Bolthouse

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Are you an entrepreneur, a leader, or a knowledge worker, who wants to harness the power of flow so you can get more done in less time with greater ease and accomplish your boldest professional goals faster? If you´ve answered this question with “hell yes” then our peak-performance training Zero to Dangerous may be a good fit for you. If this sounds of interest to you all you need to do is click here right now, pop in your application and one of our team members will be in touch with you very soon.

ABOUT THE GUEST:

Brent Bolthouse is the founder of The Bungalow Hospitality Group, a collective with a deep history in Southern California. The portfolio currently includes The Bungalow flagship location in Santa Monica and its sister property in Huntington Beach, in addition to The Bungalow Kitchen, a new social dining experience from Bolthouse and longstanding partner Chef Michael Mina. Both Bungalow Kitchen, Belmont Shore began welcoming guests in the Long Beach community in March 2021, while the Tiburon location, designed by Martin Brudnizki, opened in November 2021. The venues’ impressive designs, coastal California cuisine and widespread appeal have garnered accolades from Architectural Digest, Eater, Food &Wine, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, and many more.

ABOUT THE EPISODE: 

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • Intro (0:00)
  • Brent's Addiction (06:33)
  • Getting Into Rehab (27:12)
  • Sobriety (53:04)
  • Brent's Entrepreneurship Venture (59:47)
  • Discovering Flow & Cranial Nerve (01:32:24)
  • Flow & Performance Work (01:44:51)
  • What's Next For Brent (01:52:41)

RESOURCES

STEVEN KOTLER is a New York Times bestselling author, award-winning journalist, and Founder and Executive Director of the Flow Research Collective. He is one of the world’s leading experts on human performance.

His books include The Art of Impossible, Stealing Fire, and The Rise of Superman. His work has been translated into over 40 languages and appeared in over 100 publications, including the New York Times Magazine, Wall Street Journal, TIME, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, The Harvard Business Review and Forbes.

Nov 07 2022

2hr 7mins

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Targeting Biological Aging: A New Paradigm For 21st Century Medicine with Dr. Matt Kaeberlein

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Are you an entrepreneur, a leader, or a knowledge worker, who wants to harness the power of flow so you can get more done in less time with greater ease and accomplish your boldest professional goals faster? If you´ve answered this question with “hell yes” then our peak-performance training Zero to Dangerous may be a good fit for you. If this sounds of interest to you all you need to do is click here right now, pop in your application and one of our team members will be in touch with you very soon.

ABOUT THE GUEST:

Matt Kaeberlein is an American biologist and biogerontologist best known for his research on evolutionarily conserved mechanisms of aging. He is currently a professor of pathology at the University of Washington in Seattle, where he began as an assistant professor at UW in 2006, an associate professor in 2011, and a full professor in 2015. He has received several awards for his work, including a Breakthroughs in Gerontology Award, an Alzheimer's Association New Investigator Award, and an Ellison Medical Foundation New Scholar in Aging Award. In 2011, he was named the Vincent Cristofalo Rising Star in Aging Research by the American Federation for Aging Research and appointed as a GSA Fellow. Kaeberlein was also recognized as an Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year in 2010.

ABOUT THE EPISODE: 

In this episode, you will learn about: *Update timestamps from edited podcast

  • Intro (0:00)
  • Rapamycin (2:42)
  • Animal Studies & Rapamycin (5:47)
  • Top Longevity Interventions (12:27)
  • Rapamycin & COVID (16:43)
  • Focusing On Longevity VS Disease (20:53)
  • Interventions To Maximize Longevity (26:18)
  • Other Longevity Interventions (35:42)
  • Longevity Supplements (47:31)
  • Measuring Biological Age (54:36)
  • Research Genie Question (1:01:46)

RESOURCES

STEVEN KOTLER is a New York Times bestselling author, award-winning journalist, and Founder and Executive Director of the Flow Research Collective. He is one of the world’s leading experts on human performance.

His books include The Art of Impossible, Stealing Fire, and The Rise of Superman. His work has been translated into over 40 languages and appeared in over 100 publications, including the New York Times Magazine, Wall Street Journal, TIME, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, The Harvard Business Review and Forbes.

Oct 31 2022

1hr 9mins

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Winning With Flow: How Top Performers Use Flow To Win Against All Odds with Tim Grover

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Are you an entrepreneur, a leader, or a knowledge worker, who wants to harness the power of flow so you can get more done in less time with greater ease and accomplish your boldest professional goals faster? If you´ve answered this question with “hell yes” then our peak-performance training Zero to Dangerous may be a good fit for you. If this sounds of interest to you all you need to do is click here right now, pop in your application and one of our team members will be in touch with you very soon.

ABOUT THE GUEST:

Tim S. Grover is the CEO of Attack Athletics, Inc., founded in 1989. World-renowned for his work with Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade, and hundreds other sports and business professionals, he is the preeminent authority on the science and art of physical and mental dominance. He is the author of the national bestseller Relentless: From Good to Great to Unstoppable and creator of the digital training platform The Relentless System. Most recently, he wrote Winning: The Unforgiving Race to Greatness. Tim speaks around the world to a wide variety of audiences and appears on numerous media outlets. A former NCAA Division I basketball player at the University of Illinois-Chicago, he was inducted into the UIC Hall of Fame and received its Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010. He lives in Chicago.

ABOUT THE EPISODE: 

In this episode, you will learn about: *Update timestamps from edited podcast

  • Intro (0:00)
  • How To Get What You Really Want (0:12)
  • Not Being Apologetic (4:50)
  • Mental & Physical Routines (7:42)
  • Motivation & Work Ethic (11:53)
  • Intrinsic Motivation in Winning (18:30)
  • Patterns For Accessing Flow (25:57)
  • Routines, Practices, & Habits for Flow (29:17)
  • Winning Is Everything (32:18)
  • Winning & Happiness (36:14)
  • Winning Is Everywhere (40:00)

RESOURCES

STEVEN KOTLER is a New York Times bestselling author, award-winning journalist, and Founder and Executive Director of the Flow Research Collective. He is one of the world’s leading experts on human performance.

His books include The Art of Impossible, Stealing Fire, and The Rise of Superman. His work has been translated into over 40 languages and appeared in over 100 publications, including the New York Times Magazine, Wall Street Journal, TIME, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, The Harvard Business Review and Forbes.

Oct 24 2022

47mins

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Real Optimal Performance: Attributes Of The World’s Top Leading Performers with Rich Diviney and Simon Sinek

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TODAY´S EPISODE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE FLOW RESEARCH COLLECTIVE
Are you an entrepreneur, a leader, or a knowledge worker, who wants to harness the power of flow so you can get more done in less time with greater ease and accomplish your boldest professional goals faster? If you´ve answered this question with “hell yes” then our peak-performance training Zero to Dangerous may be a good fit for you. If this sounds of interest to you all you need to do is click here right now, pop in your application and one of our team members will be in touch with you very soon.
 
ABOUT THE GUEST:
Simon Sinek: Simon is an unshakable optimist. He believes in a bright future and our ability to build it together. Described as “a visionary thinker with a rare intellect,” Simon has devoted his professional life to help advance a vision of the world that does not yet exist; a world in which the vast majority of people wake up every single morning inspired, feel safe wherever they are and end the day fulfilled by the work that they do.
 
Simon is the author of multiple best-selling books including Start With Why, Leaders Eat Last, Together is Better, and The Infinite Game.
 
Rich Diviney: Rich lives to discover, inspire, and accelerate the potential of human beings. Rich draws upon 20+ years of experience as a Navy SEAL Officer to give participants the foundational understanding and tools to unlock their greatest potential.
 
Since his retirement from the military in 2016, Rich has worked with Simon and his team to help leaders and organizations create environments where people feel valued and free to explore their potential. He speaks about the qualities of high performing teams and how to build them, as well as the important relationship between trust and performance.
 
ABOUT THE EPISODE: 
In this episode, you will learn about: 
  • Intro (0:00)
  • What Attributes Are (0:20)
  • Refining Attributes (2:52)
  • Attributes In Organizations (4:26)
  • Applying Attributes Into The Real World (12:38)
  • Infinite Game And Attributes (16:24)
  • Attribute Development (21:22)
  • Developing Attributes for Regular Jobs (24:44)
  • Designing Organizations To Cultivate Attributes (27:04)
  • Bonds In Experiences (31:49)
  • Neurobiology of The Bannister Effect (37:25)
  • Necessary Attributes During COVID (46:13)
  • Leadership Lessons During COVID (47:33)
  • Research Genie Question (50:16)
RESOURCES
 
Simon Sinek
Rich Diviney
STEVEN KOTLER is a New York Times bestselling author, award-winning journalist, and Founder and Executive Director of the Flow Research Collective. He is one of the world’s leading experts on human performance.
 
His books include The Art of Impossible, Stealing Fire, and The Rise of Superman. His work has been translated into over 40 languages and appeared in over 100 publications, including the New York Times Magazine, Wall Street Journal, TIME, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, The Harvard Business Review and Forbes.

Oct 17 2022

59mins

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The Moral Molecule: Oxytocin’s Role In Trust, Love, & Peak Performance with Dr. Paul Zak

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TODAY´S EPISODE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE FLOW RESEARCH COLLECTIVE

Are you an entrepreneur, a leader, or a knowledge worker, who wants to harness the power of flow so you can get more done in less time with greater ease and accomplish your boldest professional goals faster? If you´ve answered this question with “hell yes” then our peak-performance training Zero to Dangerous may be a good fit for you. If this sounds of interest to you all you need to do is click here right now, pop in your application and one of our team members will be in touch with you very soon.

ABOUT THE GUEST:

You may have heard Dr. Paul Zak’s name mentioned in the same sentence as the word “trust” before. He is the author of the “Trust Factor: The Science of Creating High-Performance Companies”. He also wrote the “The Moral Molecule: The Source of Love and Prosperity”. In this book, he recounts his unlikely discovery of the neurochemical oxytocin as the key driver of trust, love and morality.

ABOUT THE EPISODE: 

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • Intro (0:00)
  • Oxytocin & Remote Work (0:37)
  • Describing Oxytocin (4:23)
  • Oxytocin & Trust (6:20)
  • 8 Foundations of Organizational Trust (10:37)
  • Love & Oxytocin (13:50)
  • Attachment Theory (18:21)
  • Building Candor & Transparency (21:06)
  • The Risk of Introducing Organizational Purpose (25:15)
  • The Overlap Between Neurochemicals (29:44)
  • Trust, Oxytocin, And Group Flow (40:44)
  • Social Media & Oxytocin (45:15)
  • Trust Within Faith (57:01)
  • Don't Dos In Trust (58:22)
  • Research Genie Question (1:03:25)

RESOURCES 

Oct 10 2022

1hr 9mins

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The Future Of Longevity: Gain Health Back & Live More Than 100 Years with Prashant Desai

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TODAY´S EPISODE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE FLOW RESEARCH COLLECTIVE

Are you an entrepreneur, a leader, or a knowledge worker, who wants to harness the power of flow so you can get more done in less time with greater ease and accomplish your boldest professional goals faster? If you´ve answered this question with “hell yes” then our peak-performance training Zero to Dangerous may be a good fit for you. If this sounds of interest to you all you need to do is click here right now, pop in your application and one of our team members will be in touch with you very soon.

ABOUT THE GUEST:

Prashant Desai is a senior director at Everstone Group and a longevity biohacker. Though he is not a scientist, he believes in everything science. He is trained both in flow and speed reading. He is also a finance influencer, helping Indians change their money-mindset and get serious about creating wealth. 

ABOUT THE EPISODE: 

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • Intro (0:00)
  • Zero To Dangerous Experience (1:41)
  • Gaining Health Back (17:03)
  • The Future of Longevity (28:03)
  • Biography of a Failed Venture (33:37)

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Oct 03 2022

44mins

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Neurotheology: The Coexistence Of Science & Spiritual Experiences with Dr. Andrew Newberg

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TODAY´S EPISODE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE FLOW RESEARCH COLLECTIVE

Are you an entrepreneur, a leader, or a knowledge worker, who wants to harness the power of flow so you can get more done in less time with greater ease and accomplish your boldest professional goals faster? If you´ve answered this question with “hell yes” then our peak-performance training Zero to Dangerous may be a good fit for you. If this sounds of interest to you all you need to do is click here right now, pop in your application and one of our team members will be in touch with you very soon.

ABOUT THE GUEST:

Dr. Andrew Newberg is a neuroscientist who studies the relationship between brain function and various mental states. 

He is a pioneer in the neurological study of religious and spiritual experiences, a field known as “neurotheology.” His research includes taking brain scans of people in prayer, meditation, rituals, and trance states, in an attempt to better understand the nature of religious and spiritual practices and attitudes. 

ABOUT THE EPISODE: 

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • Intro (0:00)
  • Neurotheology (4:32)
  • Enlightenment (17:54)
  • Persistence in Enlightenment (29:38)
  • Enlightenment & Flow (40:31)
  • Sense of Realness (55:38)
  • Raising States Of Enlightenment (1:02:22)

RESOURCES 

Sep 26 2022

1hr 15mins

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