Optimizing Efficiency Through Flow

Steven Kotler and Nick Sonnenberg
by Flow Research Collective
August 1, 2023
Steven Kotler and Nick Sonnenberg


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Join us in this captivating episode as we dive into the world of operational efficiency with Nick Sonnenberg. As an entrepreneur, Inc. columnist, and bestselling author of "Come Up for Air," Nick knows exactly how to help teams break free from the overwhelming workload.

Discover Nick's game-changing framework, CPR: Communicate, Plan, and Resource, designed to revolutionize organizational efficiency. Get ready to explore the power of flow and learn how it can transform your team's productivity.

In this episode, we'll explore leadership secrets, practical strategies, and innovative techniques to enhance work efficiency. Nick's expertise will guide you towards a better, more streamlined company that thrives in today's competitive landscape.

Tune in now and unlock the secrets to unleashing your team's potential and achieving unparalleled success. Don't miss out on this transformative episode!


In this episode, you will learn about:

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 03:31 Nick's  Career Path
  • 10:23 Life's Philosophy
  • 12:26 The Detail Behind Organization Efficiency
  • 15:22 Relationship Between Work and Flow
  • 18:41 Communicate, Plan and Resource
  • 24:16 Heavy Cost of Tool Adoption
  • 27:59 Efficiency in Work
  • 31:25 Prioritizing Tasks and Optimizing Work
  • 35:54 The Importance of Having an Agenda
  • 40:18 Optimizing Time with Flow
  • 42:38 Working Around Blind Spots
  • 47:19 The Optimized Podcast


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Steven Kotler, the founder and executive director of the Flow Research Collective, is one of the world’s leading experts on human peak performance. He is an award-winning journalist and an author with over ten bestselling books.

Some of his works include: The Art of Impossible, The Future is Faster Than You Think, The Rise of Superman, Stealing Fire, and so much more! Look out for his latest upcoming book, Gnar Country: Growing Old, Staying Rad, where he debunks the old myths about aging and how you can boost your longevity through flow!

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