Lucrative Leadership Conversations
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Ignite your leadership genius through the science, technology and art of Lucrative Leadership Conversations. Each week, Susan Hasty, Gene Morton, and their guests share practical wisdom and actionable advice you can use as a leader to build a profitable and sustainable organization.
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013 | BOLD Leader Flow Triggers
Dec 19 16
Have you ever been “in the zone,” where projects felt almost effortless? If you’ve ever experienced this, you were in a state of Flow. This term was coined by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi in his seminal work Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience. Flow triggers can be a powerful ally for anyone in leadership. “You know that what you need to do is possible to do, even though difﬁcult, and sense of time disappears. You forget yourself. You feel part of something larger.” —Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi McKinsey Consulting conducted a 10-year research study where they found that top executives reported being five times more productive when in a state of Flow. If we could increase the time we spend in Flow by 15-20% (by increasing Flow triggers), overall productivity in the workplace would almost double, researchers found. But what is Flow? “Flow is an optimal state of consciousness, a peak state where we feel our best and perform our best.” -Steven Kotler One of the leading voices today in the area of achieving Flow is Steven Kotler, author of “The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance” and “17 Flow Triggers