Jamie Wheal, Steven Kotler

The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance

Jamie Wheal, Steven Kotler

Talk: The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance

As the author of The Rise of Superman and co-founder of the Flow Genome Project, Steven Kotler is one of the world's leading experts on ultimate human performance. He provides a stunning tour of current research, focusing on "flow states"—an optimal state of consciousness where we both feel our best and perform our best. Researchers know that flow sits at the heart of almost every athletic championship and accounts for significant progress in the arts. The amount of time employees spend in flow has been called the most important management metric for building great innovation teams. As a result, an increasing number of companies have put the cultivation of flow at the heart of their philosophies.

Jamie Wheal

Jamie Wheal, Executive Director of Flow Genome Project, is a leading expert on the neuro-physiology of human performance. He combines an expeditionary leadership and wilderness medicine with high-growth companies on strategy, execution and leadership. He leads a team of the world’s top scientists, athletes and artists dedicated to mapping the genome of the peak-performance state known as Flow.

Steven Kotler

Steven Kotler is an American author, journalist and entrepreneur. He is regarded as one of the world's leading experts on Ultimate Human Performance. He is the Co-Founder and Director of Research of the Flow Genome Project, an interdisciplinary, global organization committed to mapping the genome of Flow by 2020. He is also an author of numerous books, including Abundance, Bold, and The Rise of Superman.

The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance

The Rise of Superman explains how these athletes are using flow to do the impossible and how we can use this information to radically accelerate performance in our own lives.

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