Photo: OneEyedBird | Could flow have provided an evolutionary advantage? One of the bigger questions surrounding flow research is the question of its role in evolution. How did natural selection latch onto the idea of radically a
This weekend the HuffingtonPost dedicated its ongoing TED Weekends section to business leadership. In each installment, the site invites writers to tackle subjects that have been addressed in famous TED talks. Simon Sinek’s
“Climbing inside an eight-foot eggshell.” That’s how the late rock climber Michael Reardon described the pin-point focus needed to free solo the gnar. In West of Jesus, I recount a story about a time Reardon was 110 feet off
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, the University of Chicago researcher and father of Flow studies, realized that when learners drop into Flow states, they concentrate more deeply, pick up information more quickly, and progress towards Mast
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