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

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What is Flow Research Collective?

We're a research and training institute focused on demystifying flow states by understanding what happens in the brain and body when humans are performing at their best. We use our research findings to help individuals achieve peak performance.

Who Do We Work With?

We're conducting research on the neurobiology of flow in partnerships with institutions like Stanford, UCLA & Deloitte. Our trainings are designed for entrepreneurs and leaders who want to maximize their potential and impact by achieving peak performance.

Why Do We Focus On Flow States?

The distraction, chaos and uncertainty of 21st century life demands more from our brains than ever before.

In order to thrive in this climate, adaptability, innovation and cognitive high performance are mandatory.

Learning how to reliably drop into flow state—that hyper focused, wildly productive zone—is where it all begins. We've got the neuroscience backed tools to help you get there.

+500%

Increase in executives
productivity
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of heightened creativity
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- Harvard

+490%

Faster skill
acquisition
- Advanced Brain
Monitoring & DARPA

+430%

Increase in creative
problem solving
- University of Sydney

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Your Training Menu

Zero to Dangerous

Master The Tools Needed 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 Peak 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

Go Big, Create Wealth & Impact The World Alongside An Exclusive Group Of Leaders

If you've achieved superhuman performance and want support, connection and accountability while pursuing massive goals, this is for you.

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What Others Say About Our Thought Leadership

Elon Musk

Technology Entrepreneur, Investor, and Engineer
“Essential for anyone looking for a better tomorrow.”

Bill Clinton

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

Peter Diamandis

Peter Diamandis
“A must for anyone interested in living up to their full potential. A user-manual for your hacking your brain to drive high performance.”

Michael S. Dell

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

Arianna Huffington

CEO, Huffington Post
“A reminder of the infinite possibilities for doing good when we tap into our own empathy and wisdom.”

Ray Kurzweil

Director of Engineering at Google, Author of How to Create a Mind & The Singularity is near
“A game-changing account of the secrets of ultimate human performance—a must for anyone interested in seriously raising the level of their game.”
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Our Training Attacks From All Angles

Mastermind & Community

You’ll get plugged into a community of like-minded elite performers from all over the globe.

Elite Coaching

You’ll be paired with one of our world-class PhD coaches for intimate, gritty one on one coaching. You’ll also do group and peer to peer coaching.

Maps & Models

You’ll master the most cutting-edge science about how to hack flow.

Behavioral Modification

You’ll go through our unique behavioural change methodology to rebuild the way you approach work from the ground-up.

Psychometric Testing

You’ll take a number of assessments to track a tangible improvement in performance over time and to identify your unique access points to elite performance.

our flagship training

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If you're struggling with the distraction, chaos and stress of 21st century life then consider training with us. We'll give you the tools needed to blaze ahead in today's wildly competitive world.

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Meet The Team

Steven Kotler

Steven Kotler

Executive Director at the Flow Research Collective
One of the world's leading experts in ultimate human performance. He is an Award Winning Journalist and 3x New York Times Bestselling author. His writing has been translated into over 40 languages and appeared in over 100 publications, including The New York Times, Atlantic Monthly, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Wired and TIME. Steven also likes hurling himself down mountains at breakneck speeds.
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Rian Doris

Rian Doris

Chief Growth Officer at The Flow Research Collective
Applied Neuroscience at King’s College London and B.A. Hons in Philosophy from Trinity College Dublin. Rian has implemented peak-performance strategies with Fortune 100 companies and has lead research initiatives with Imperial College London, UCLA and Deloitte. Rian likes surfing, fighting and building things.
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Conor B. Murphy

Conor B. Murphy

Chief Science Officer at The Flow Research Collective
Data wizard and flow research geek. Starting in nonprofits, Conor moved toward data science. He’s worked with Silicon Valley based unicorn, DataBricks as a data scientist and educator for Artificial Intelligence. He likes to fall out of planes and jump off bridges.
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Dr. Sarah Sarkis

Dr. Sarah Sarkis

Flow Research Collective Consultant
Dr. Sarkis is a licensed psychologist, writer and performance consultant living in Honolulu, Hawaii (though it won’t you take you long to realize she’s from Boston). She has a private practice where she works with individuals, groups and organizations. Dr. Sarkis emphasizes collaboration, partnership, and personal empowerment.
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Dr. Rachel Barbanel-Fried

Dr. Rachel Barbanel-Fried

Flow Research Collective Consultant
Rachel Barbanel-Fried is a clinical psychologist and peak performance coach. She works with individuals, families and organizations to attain the best from each person and group. She received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from The George Washington University and has trained with some of the most renowned physicians and thought leaders.
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Dr. Chris Bertram

Dr. Chris Bertram

Peak Performance Coach
Dr. Chris Bertram is an Associate Professor at the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) in British Columbia, Canada. Dr. Bertram specializes in how human beings learn, and specifically how to create more optimized learning environments that lead to the ultimate goal of stress-resistant performance.
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The School of Greatness Podcast
The School of Greatness Podcast
Becoming Super Human: Unlocking the Science of Ultimate Peak Performance with Steven Kotler
Finding Mastery
Finding Mastery
STEVEN KOTLER: ULTIMATE PERFORMANCE
The James Altucher Show
The James Altucher Show
Episode 179: The Future Is Rich (In Possibility)
Art of Charm
Art of Charm
Steven Kotler | Stealing Fire (Episode 590)
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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