How to Achieve Flow

This is Day Nine in the 30 Days of Reinvention Video Series [#30DaysReinvention].

Explore how to thrive in the flow zone.

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Hey this is Rand,

Flow is the ability to zone out of all extraneous stimuli and focus on only what matters in the moment; flow is the ability to let the unconscious mind take over from the conscious and react at sub-thought speed with survival as your mind’s main driver.

I’ve been a proponent of this technique since my youth when I was an elite athlete and serious surfer.

It certainly saved my life after my sudden cardiac death. As I came back into consciousness  My heart was still beating wildly at over 200 beats per minute; I managed to pull myself into the zone— I became ultrarelaxed; time literally stood still for me; and I could micro-analyze what was going on around me. This enabled me to bring my heart back into a normal rhythm.

How do you achieve flow?

Under what circumstances do you work best?

What is the algorithm that enables you to get into flow?

Is there a combination of exercise, food and sleep that works best for you?

What systems can you put in place to ensure you achieve flow more regularly?

Operating from a place of constant panic and high anxiety will drain your energy and lead to poor decision-making and bad leadership. Ideally you want to operate in your highly functioning flow zone as much as possible throughout your day

Thrive, don’t survive.

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