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Best-selling author and peak performance expert Steven Kotler decodes the secrets of those elite performers - athletes, artists, scientists, CEOs, and more - who have changed our definition of the possible, teaching us how we too can stretch far beyond our capabilities, making impossible dreams much more attainable for all of us.

What does it take to accomplish the impossible? What does it take to shatter our limitations, exceed our expectations, and turn our biggest dreams into our most recent achievements? We are capable of so much more than we know - that’s the message at the core of The Art of Impossible

Building upon cutting-edge neuroscience and more than 20 years of research, best-selling author, peak performance expert and executive director of the Flow Research Collective, Steven Kotler lays out a blueprint for extreme performance improvement. If you want to aim high, here is the playbook to make it happen!

Inspirational and aspirational, pragmatic and accessible, The Art of Impossible is a life-changing experience disguised as a how-to manual for peak performance that anyone can use to shoot for the stars...space suit not included. 

©2021 Steven Kotler (P)2021 HarperCollins Publishers

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Best book I've listened to on the app yet.

Steven maps out the formula for peak performance in everyday life in understandable ways while also making it challenging enough to understand so that I want to deep dive on this subject

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Practical steps to move into "flow"

This book has a lot of information and needs a second read to grasp all the concepts. Be prepared to take notes...🧐📝

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Masterpiece

Great progression from his earlier work as this provides more of a cookbook to achieve and execute on flow. Have signed up to his program as this is seriously good and actionable material that significantly increases chances of success at executing your work. Already seeing material gains in my performance.

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This book is essential if you want to succeed.

Fantastic, in-depth, instruction manual to harness your mind and body to achieve more than you could imagine. Some great mid-level dives in to neurochemistry to back all these action points up with research. Read this book, apply the actions in each chapter, and keep it as your constant reference and motivation manual.

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Truly a one-stop guide to achieving EVERYTHING you desire!

This book and Steven Kotler’s work have changed my beliefs and perceptions of what is truly possible for any person to achieve. As a wellness and performance coach I have taken what I was already applying to my own life and amplified it by 1000! There were so many connections made and gaps filled to enhance my understanding of HOW to take the necessary actions to enter a flow state more consistently and effectively. I can’t recommend this book enough for anyone who wants to become unstoppable and actually erase any limitations they perceive to exist- read this book and you will understand those limits were never real.

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Exceptional

The culmination of all of his work in my option, brilliant book, and proof that impossible isn’t impossible, it’s an art form!

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A gem for self improvement!

I am so glad this book was written. Started the self improvement mindset/lifestyle a couple of years ago and I truly appreciate the quality of the content.

The book tackles things like purpose, mission, life goals but bundled with methodology to sort yourself out, doesn't matter what stage you are st!

This book covers the why (science) the how(practical methods) and raises the bar. In addition the narrative is great.

I feel like I put together a puzzle I didn't know I had the pieces to. This book is packed with knowledge and I will be listening and going back to it over and over. Def worth a hard copy too.