Who We Are

A collection of award-winning academics and artists, professional athletes, special operations commanders, Fortune 500 business leaders and a global community of dedicated flow hackers over a hundred thousand strong.

What We Believe

Decode the neuropsychology of optimal performance and open source our findings to the world. Our goal is to help individuals and organizations experience more flow and the significant boost in performance it provides.

What We Do

We’re a research and training organization. On the research side, in partnership with the world’s leading universities and Fortune 500 companies, we advance Flow science. On the training side, we work with individuals and organizations, teaching them to harness Flow to significantly level up their performance.

Organizations we work with:

What Others Say About Us:

John Hagel

Co-Chairman Center of the Edge, Deloitte

“In all our studies of extreme performance improvement, the people and organizations who covered the most distance in the shortest time were always the ones who were tapping into passion and finding flow.”

Tim Ferriss

Entrepreneur, Author of The Four Hour Work Week, The Four Hour Body, Tools of Titans (and more!) & Host of The Tim Ferriss Show

"Steven and Jamie have done a wonderful job of balancing the promises, perils, and how-to prescriptions of engineering peak states such as 'flow.' "

Salim Ismail

Founding Executive iDrector of Singularity University & Bestselling Author of Exponential Organizations

"Stealing Fire lays out exactly how to hack the brain...Kotler and Wheal have taken a major bite out of the unknown."

Mark Divine

New York Times Best Selling Author, Founder SEALFIT and Unbeatable Mind

"Stealing Fire cracks the secret code of peak performance so that ordinary people can achieve extraordinary results."

Peter Diamandis

Founder of the X Prize, Co-Chairman of Singularity University, Bestselling Author

"Kotler and Wheal have produced a user-manual for your hacking your brain to drive high performance."

Ray Kurzweil

Director of Engineering at Google, Author of How to Create a Mind and The Singularity is Near

"The Rise of Superman is a page-turning, game-changing account of the secrets of ultimate human performance—a must read for anyone interested in seriously raising the level of their game."

Neil Strauss

New York Times best-selling author of The Game

"Stealing Fire is not just a bible for the second psychedelic revolution (drugs not required), but a manual to getting more: out of your body, your mind, and your happiness.”

Jason Silva

Artist, futurist, host of National Geographic’s Brain Games

“The North Star we've been waiting for -- finally a distillation of the upper reaches of the human experience unveiled! I am so excited for this book to reach the world!”

David Eagleman

Stanford University neuroscientist, New York Times bestselling author, presenter of PBS’s The Brain.

“An electrifying, fast-paced journey into the deep potential of the human brain.”

The World’s Leading Experts in Peak Performance

Meet the rest of the team

Jamie Wheal

Director of Programs for the Flow Genome Project

Steven Kotler

Director of Research for the Flow Genome Project