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Steven Kotler – Best-Selling Author & Executive Director of the Flow Research Collective | The Art of Impossible

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About The Guest

Steven Kotler is a globally recognized authority on human performance, acclaimed as a New York Times bestselling author, award-winning journalist, and Executive Director of the Flow Research Collective. With an impressive track record of thirteen books, including notable titles such as “The Art of Impossible,” “The Future is Faster Than You Think,” and “Stealing Fire,” Kotler has captivated audiences worldwide. His literary contributions have garnered critical acclaim, securing nominations for two Pulitzer Prizes and translation into over 40 languages.

In addition to his literary achievements, Kotler’s insightful perspectives have graced the pages of over 100 renowned publications, including the New York Times Magazine, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, Wall Street Journal, TIME, and the Harvard Business Review. His thought-provoking articles have inspired and informed readers on a diverse range of subjects. Beyond his professional endeavors, Kotler is a passionate environmentalist and animal rights advocate. He co-founded Planet Home, an innovative platform that combines conferences, concerts, and accelerators to tackle pressing environmental challenges. Additionally, his co-founding of The Forest + Fire Collective showcases his commitment to addressing catastrophic wildfires and restoring forest health in the American West. Together with his wife, he also established Rancho de Chihuahua, a sanctuary providing compassionate care for special needs dogs.

Talking Points

  • 00:00 — Intro
  • 03:07 — Tech and Performance: Unleashing Human Potential
  • 16:43 — Steven’s Flow Origin: Tapping into Peak States
  • 22:26 — Sponsor: NetLine
  • 24:26 — Flow and Cognitive Decline: Harnessing Mental Agility
  • 36:00 — Learning Metrics: Tracking Progress, Gaining Wisdom
  • 50:30 — Sponsor: The Kelly Roach Show
  • 51:41 — Meditation’s Benefits: Cultivating Inner Resilience
  • 56:18 — Pharmaceuticals and Flow: Enhancing Performance
  • 1:01:40 — Dynamic Deliberate Play: Unlocking Growth and Mastery
  • 1:06:37 — Action Sports Advantage: Fueling Optimal Performance
  • 1:12:28 — Hormonal Impact: Maximizing Performance Potential
  • 1:17:28 — Bodybuilders and Steroids: Exploring the Dark Side
  • 1:19:35 — Sponsor: Nudge Podcast
  • 1:28:10 — Connect with Steven Kotler Online: Join the Flow Tribe
  • 1:29:28 — Rethinking Success: Steven Kotler’s Paradigm

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The podcast is hosted by entrepreneur, business executive, author, educator & speaker, Scott D. Clary.

Scott will discuss some of the lessons he’s learned over his own career, as well as have candid interviews with execs, celebrities, notable figures, and politicians. All who have achieved success through both wins and losses, to learn more about their life, their ideas, and insights.

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