Steven Kotler | Flow Hacker
Steven Kotler is a bestselling author and award-winning journalist. His last book, Abundance, debuted at #1 on Amazon, and spent 10 weeks on the New York Times bestseller’s list. Steven’s work has been translated into 27 languages and featured in over 60 publications, including The New York Times, Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, Wired and Forbes. He is also the cofounder of the Flow Genome Project, an organization dedicated to decoding ultimate human performance.
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Steven Kotler

Create a Work Environment That Fosters Flow

12 May 2014, Posted by Kotler Steven in Articles

Everywhere we look in business, timetables once measured by calendars can now be clocked by egg timers. So how can we keep up? In a word—and according to an ever-increasing pile of evidence—“flow.“ Technically defined as an “optimal state of consciousness where we feel our…

The Science of Peak Performance

30 Apr 2014, Posted by Kotler Steven in Articles

TIME, April 30, 2014 The Science of Peak Performance The science of ultimate human performance has a bad name–literally. “Flow” is the term used by researchers for optimal states of consciousness, those peak moments of total absorption where self vanishes, time flies, and all aspects…

Hacking the President’s DNA

04 Mar 2014, Posted by Kotler Steven in Articles

  This is how the future arrived. It began innocuously, in the early 2000s, when businesses started to realize that highly skilled jobs formerly performed in-house, by a single employee, could more efficiently be crowd-sourced to a larger group of people via the Internet. Initially, we…

Why The Future Will Be Much Better Than You Think

04 Mar 2014, Posted by Kotler Steven in Articles

A quick glance at the headlines lets us know the score: dark days ahead. With growing concerns about ­population size, economic meltdowns, energy shortages, water and food shortages—this list goes on—alarmists are having a field day. For the first time in a long time ­parents are…

Bionic Man

04 Mar 2014, Posted by Kotler Steven in Articles

The first thing David Rozelle did after the insurgents put a price on his head was up the ante. After all, this was Captain David Rozelle, the one they called Iron Man or Killer 6 or Kowboy 6—the 6 being short for “six-shooter,” as in…

Sympathy For the Devil

04 Mar 2014, Posted by Kotler Steven in Articles

The road to the future is paved in blood — my own. Not too long ago, a nurse went a little crazy with my hemoglobin. Somewhere in the middle of the second vial, I got too dizzy to pay attention, but it felt like she took…

The Genius Who Sticks Around Forever

04 Mar 2014, Posted by Steven Kotler in Articles

They say that wisdom accumulates, that perhaps it is not subject to the same ticktock corrosion that renders bones frail and hair thin. They say it is our one real treasure, this thing to be passed on, gener­ation to generation, to grant us a stay…

Vision Quest

04 Mar 2014, Posted by Kotler Steven in Articles

I’m sitting across from a blind man — call him patient Alpha — at a long table in a windowless conference room in New York. On one end of the table there’s an old television and a VCR. On the other end are a couple…

Evolution’s Next Stage

04 Mar 2014, Posted by Steven Kotler in Articles

Driven by technological advances, humans are changing faster than ever. Coming soon: our next stage, Homo evolutus Evolution is like a search engine, though not a very good one. We’re not talking Google. We might be talking Google drunk, blindfolded, on crutches, and with a frontal…

Steven Kotler and Peter Diamandis Discuss Abundance

18 Jun 2012, Posted by Kotler Steven in Featured Videos

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