Posts tagged Steven Kotler
Group Flow: 5 triggers to help your team work together

Brainstorming is a word creative people like to toss around, but do we actually know how to be effective in our brainstorming sessions? I want to introduce a concept from Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler's book, BOLD in which they explore the idea of "creative flow." It's this mystical state of being where ideas fuse seamlessly, your focus is locked and you're producing your best work with an alarming speed and creative vision. Except that it's not mystical. It's completely real. In a previous post I looked at six triggers, both environmental and psychological, that will throw you into a state of flow.

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Finding Your Flow: 6 Triggers that Enhance Creativity and Productivity

If you've done any sort of creative work at all, you've probably come across something called your flow state. Flow state is a mode of work that you enter on occasion (seemingly randomly). You begin working rapidly and with great success. You know the next step before you even get to it. Your mind is rapidly fusing ideas with one another and generating a level of quality and efficiency in your work that seems superhuman.

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