How to Make Your Career A Source Of Flow

Bret Lockett and Dr. Andrew Huberman
by Flow Research Collective
August 1, 2023
Sometimes there is no trampoline to the top floor.
Bret Lockett and Dr. Andrew Huberman

Have you ever wondered how you can turn your career from a necessity into a source of inspiration?

Would you like to be your best self at work instead of tired, burnt out, overworked, and stressed?

Would you like to know what it takes to skyrocket your productivity?

If yes, then flow is the answer you have been looking for.

In this episode, we are talking with former NFL player Bret Lockett and Stanford neuroscientist Andrew Huberman about living and working in the zone.

Bret Lockett is a leading business consultant, speaker, entrepreneur, and former NFL player.

Andrew Huberman, Ph.D., studies comparative neurology at Stanford University to better understand the human brain and human brain evolution.

We will share tools that allow you to turn your career into an opportunity for flow and peak performance.

We will cover how to ensure that every challenge in your career is an inflection point.

We discuss how you can embrace risk and start healthy risk-taking.

And we also share how to structure your day and work environment for deep work.

This episode will help you do your most ambitious professional goals by unlocking peak performance.

In this episode, you will learn about: 

  • Tap into flow in different environments (5:53) or being a peak performant in different environments 
  • Needing mastery for flow (10:08)
  • Learning to be an observant (13:00)
  • Underlying universal skills (18:51)
  • Forms of ego (21:06)
  • Resource allocation (24:22)
  • How to stay craft-focused (25:32)
  • How to develop focus (29:55)
  • Learning to tolerate discomfort (31:17)
  • How important are our goals (34:53)
  • The goal-setting theory (39:00)
  • Turn passion into purpose (41:41)
  • The importance of focusing (52:58)
  • Flow triggers & flow blockers (57:16)
  • Flow & fear (1:00:15)
  • Negative feedback (1:13:36)


Bret Lockett

Bret Lockett is a leading business consultant, speaker, entrepreneur, former NFL player, and founder of the “High Stakes” Training, an executive performance training platform designed to help high achievers become top performers in life, and in business. Bret has been featured in media across the globe including Forbes, CNN, Entrepreneur Magazine, NBC, the Huffington Post, ABC, and the Boston Herald, among others.

Andrew D. Huberman

Andrew D. Huberman is an American neuroscientist and tenured professor in the Department of Neurobiology at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He has made numerous important contributions to the fields of brain development, brain plasticity, and neural regeneration and repair. A large amount of that work focused on the visual system, including the mechanisms that control light-mediated activation of the circadian and autonomic arousal centers in the brain, as well as the brain control over conscious vision or sight. Huberman was awarded the McKnight Foundation Neuroscience Scholar Award (2013), and a Biomedical Scholar Award from the Pew Charitable Trusts. He is the recipient of the 2017 ARVO Cogan Award for making major contributions to the fields of vision science and efforts to regenerate the visual system and cure blindness.


Bret Lockett

Dr. Andrew Huberman

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