Steven Kotler is a New York Times bestselling author, an award-winning journalist, and the Executive Director of the Flow Research Collective. He is one of the world’s leading experts on human performance.
Steven is the author of eleven bestsellers (out of fourteen books), including The Art of Impossible, The Future is Faster Than You Think, Stealing Fire, The Rise of Superman, Bold and Abundance. His work has been nominated for two Pulitzer Prizes, translated into over 50 languages, and has appeared in over 100 publications, including the New York Times Magazine, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, Wall Street Journal, TIME, and the Harvard Business Review.
Alongside his wife, author Joy Nicholson, he is also the co-founder of The Buddy Sue Hospice Home for Old Dogs, a canine elder care facility, and Rancho de Chihuahua, a dog rescue and sanctuary.
On this episode, Steven shares his one way ticket to “flow”. In the course of the conversation, he describes what flow is, its importance, and how people can get into flow. Plus, he dives into peak performance aging as reflected in his latest book, Gnar Country: Growing Old, Staying Rad.
This is truly a wide ranging dialogue where everything from “loving kindness meditation” to ageism in hiring, to even the problems of posting photos while traveling are discussed.