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

We help you accomplish your most ambitious professional goals by unlocking peak performance.

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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 happens 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.


Why Flow States?

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

Thriving in this climate requires cognitive high performance.

Learning how to reliably drive yourself into a deeply focused, wildly productive flow state is where it all begins.

The good news is we've got the neuroscience backed tools to help you get there.

Your Training Menu

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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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 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 used our methodology with 25,000+ clients and taught it to 250,000+ students. It's proven to work.

Our approach has been used with the most prominent organizations in the world.
It’s based on our research with leading institutions.
If you take take our training seriously, you'll get serious results.

What Others Say About Our Thought Leadership

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.”

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
Rian Doris is the Co-Founder & COO at the Flow Research Collective, a research and training institute focused on decoding the neuroscience of flow states and training leaders to achieve peak performance.
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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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Clare Sarah Goodridge

Clare Sarah Goodridge

Head of Client Experience
Clare Sarah Goodridge is an Australian entrepreneur and consultant, known for her passion for the humanization of business. She is the co-founder of Berlin based creative leadership firm Romero & Johnson, and works with individuals, teams and organisations to up-level their performance and wellbeing using the peak mental state of Flow.
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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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Bret Lockett

Bret Lockett

Ex NFL Safety & Entrepreneur
Bret Emanuel Lockett is a former NFL American football safety, serial entrepreneur, leading business consultant, and international speaker. He was signed by the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He was picked up off waivers to the New England Patriots in 2009 and spent three years on the team.
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Dr. Andrew D. Huberman

Dr. Andrew D. Huberman

Neuroscientist at Stanford University
Dr. Andrew D. Huberman is a Neuroscientist at Stanford University School of Medicine. He has made numerous important contributions to the fields of brain development, brain plasticity, and neural regeneration and repair. Dr. Huberman was awarded the McKnight Foundation Neuroscience Scholar Award (2013), and a Biomedical Scholar Award from the Pew Charitable Trusts.
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PODCAST VISITS

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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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