Decoding Flow States So You Can Live & Work In The Zone

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Who We Are

We're a peak performance research and training institute. We research the neuroscience of flow states and train individuals to harness the power of flow so they can achieve more, faster.

Who We Work With

Our research into flow states happen in partnership with institutions like Stanford, USC & Deloitte. Our trainings are designed for entrepreneurs, leaders and knowledge workers who want a better way to live and work. We've worked with organizations like Accenture, Google and The US Naval War College.

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Zero to Dangerous

Master The Tools For Superhuman Performance

If you want 500% boosts in productivity and the ability to thrive amidst stress, overwhelm and uncertainty this is for you.
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Flow Trainer
Accelerator

Become A Performance Expert & Help Your Clients Harness Flow

If you do client work and want to coach others using cutting edge flow science this is for you.

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Art of Impossible
Mastermind

Achieve Your Mission Alongside Other Leaders

If you've achieved elite performance and want to maximize your impact and potential this is for you.
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Zero to Dangerous — Master The Tools For Superhuman Performance

If you want 500% boosts in productivity and the ability to thrive amidst stress, overwhelm and uncertainty this is for you.
Learn more ⟶
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Flow Trainer Accelerator — Become A Performance Expert & Help Your Clients Harness Flow

If you do client work and want to coach others using cutting edge flow science this is for you.
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Art of Impossible Mastermind — Achieve Your Mission Alongside Other Leaders

If you've achieved elite performance and want to maximize your impact and potential this is for you.
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Baseline To Beyond — Unlock The Potential Of Your People & Improve Your Bottom Line

If you're an entrepreneur or business leader wanting to improve the output of your organization, it starts here. We'll coach your team and embed peak performance in your culture. 
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How Does Our Training Work?

Mastermind & Network

You’ll be connected to a network of like-minded elite performers from all over the globe.

One on One Coaching

You’ll be paired with our world-class PhD level coaches for intimate performance coaching.

Maps & Models

You’ll master the cutting-edge science of peak performance.

Habit Modification

You’ll go through our behavioural change methodology to upgrade your habits and practices.

Psychometric Testing

You’ll take assessments to discover your strengths and expand your self-awareness.

What Is Our Training Based On?

All Flow Research Collective Training is based on cutting-edge research from the world’s leading academic institutions.
McKinsey
McKinsey found a 500% increase in productivity by executives who regularly access flow states.
Harvard
Harvard found subjects to have three days of heightened creativity after the flow state.
Advanced Brain Monitoring & Darpa
Advanced Brain Monitoring & DARPA found subjects to have a 490% increase in skill acquisition.
University of Sydney
The University of Sydney found subjects to have a 430% increase in creative problem solving!
McKinsey found a 500% increase in productivity by executives who regularly access flow states.
Harvard found subjects to have three days of heightened creativity after the flow state.
Advanced Brain Monitoring & Darpa found subjects to have a 490% increase in skill acquisition.
The University of Sydney found subjects to have a 430% increase in creative problem solving!
McKinsey found a 500% increase in productivity by executives who regularly access flow states.
Harvard found subjects to have three days of heightened creativity after the flow state.
Advanced Brain Monitoring & Darpa found subjects to have a 490% increase in skill acquisition.
The University of Sydney found subjects to have a 430% increase in creative problem solving!

We've taught our methodology to 250,000+ students. It's proven to work.

If you take take our training seriously, you'll get serious results.
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What Others Say About Our Thought Leadership

Elon Musk

CEO, SpaceX, Tesla Motors, Founder of PayPal
“Diamandis and Kotler do a masterful job of explaining why we are at the start of a new era of radically increasing standards of living throughout the world. Abundance is essential reading for anyone looking for a better tomorrow.”

The Washington Post

The Washington Post
“Kotler focuses on extreme sports for good reason. These athletes face a constant choice, “flow or die,” and his book contains some compelling characters…Flow is rooted in the brain, and Kotler does a good job of explaining that science.”

Ray Kurzweil

Inventor, author and futurist, author of The Singularity is Near
“This brilliant must-read book provides the key to the coming era of abundance replacing eons of scarcity, a powerful antidote to today’s malaise and pessimism.”

Neil Strauss

New York Times best-selling author of The Game and The Truth
“Meticulously researched and innovatively conceptualized, Stealing Fire is not just a bible for the second psychedelic revolution (drugs not required), but a manual to getting more: out of your body, your mind, and your happiness.”

Cdr. Mark Divine (USN Ret.)

New York Times best selling author, founder SEALFIT and Unbeatable Mind
“Stealing Fire cracks the secret code of peak performance so that ordinary people can achieve extraordinary results.”

Stewart Brand

Author, Whole Earth Discipline
“Comprehensively sampled here are a hell of a lot of the profound innovations going on to improve the human condition. Every breakthrough helps empower others, and so they aggregate into a trend you can count on.”

Michael S. Dell

CEO, Dell Computers
"Inspiring, filled with incredible insights... a practical how-to game-plan for going big and impacting the world."

Joshua Klein

Hacker, Host of National Geographic’s The Link, Author, and Consultant
"Some books give you a peek into what the future may hold, but Last Tango holds you down, tapes your eyes open, and blasts the doors off. More fun than used to be legal in many states.”

R.U. Sirius

Writer, editor, talk show host, musician, and co-founder of Mondo 2000
“With a sharp cyberpunk mind and an empaths’ soul, Last Tango gives us a believable near-future and a story you won’t be able to stop reading. I inhaled in one gulp. Bravo!”

Ramez Naam

Philip K Dick Award-winning author
“Dazzling! A luminous, diamond-bright thriller of the near future. Sparkling with empathy, packed with wit, and overflowing with catch-your-breath insights into the human condition. I wish I’d written this myself.”

Salim Ismail

Founding executive director of Singularity University and bestelling author of Exponential Organizations
"Stealing Fire lays out exactly how to hack the brain—it’s an inflection point in our understanding of the human condition. Kotler and Wheal have taken a major bite out of the unknown. If you’re at all interested in knowing how your mind works, this is imperative reading!”

Andrew Newberg

MD., Director of research Myrna Brind Center for Integrative Medicine and author How Enlightenment Changes Your Brain
"Stealing Fire is a fantastic book about the future of humanity and everything that we can become. Based on incredible stories and cutting edge data, it reveals how our brain and body can be optimized to its greatest potential."

Bill Clinton

CEO, Former U.S. President
"A visionary roadmap for people who believe they can change the world"

David Eagleman

Stanford University neuroscientist, New York Times bestselling author, presenter of PBS’s The Brain
“It’s difficult to think of a writer more invigorating and tuned-in than Kotler. Tomorrowland is like taking a shot of caffeine. It allows you to see into the future and to realize that you’re already there.”

Peter Diamandis

Founder of the X Prize, co-chairman of Singularity University, New York Times bestselling author
“Stealing Fire is a beautifully written, must-read for anyone interested in living up to their full potential. Kotler and Wheal have produced a user-manual for your hacking your brain to drive high performance.”

Books

The Art Of Impossible
Release date 1/19

The Art Of Impossible

A Peak Performance Primer
Bestselling author and peak performance expert Steven Kotler decodes the secrets of those elite performers—athletes, artists, scientists, CEOs and more—who have changed our definition of the possible, teaching us how we too can stretch far beyond our capabilities, making impossible dreams much more attainable for all of us.
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The Rise of Superman

The Rise of Superman

Decoding The Science Of Ultimate Human Performance
THE RISE OF SUPERMAN unlocks the code of ultimate human performance—bridging the gap between the extreme and the mainstream.

Awards: New York Times Bestseller, Wall Street Journal Bestseller

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Stealing Fire

Stealing Fire

How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work
New York Times bestselling author Steven Kotler and high performance expert Jamie Wheal spent four years investigating the leading edges of this revolution—from the home of SEAL Team Six to the Googleplex, the Burning Man festival, Richard Branson’s Necker Island, Red Bull’s training center, Nike’s innovation team, and the United Nations’ Headquarters.

Awards: CNBC Business Book of The Year, Pulitzer Prize Nominee

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Bold

Bold

How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World
In BOLD, Steven and Peter offer a highly practical playbook that arms today’s entrepreneurs, activists and leaders with the tools and techniques they need to positively impact the world while simultaneously making their biggest dreams come true.
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