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313: How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs And Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing The Way We Live And Work with Jamie Wheal

313: How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs And Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing The Way We Live And Work with Jamie Wheal


 

Brief Bio:

Jamie Wheal, Executive Director of Flow Genome Project, is a leading expert on the neuro-physiology of human performance. His work ranges from Fortune 500 companies like Cisco, Google, and Nike, to the U.S. Naval War College and Red Bull. He combines a background in expeditionary leadership, wilderness medicine and surf rescue, with over a decade advising high-growth companies on strategy, execution and leadership. He speaks to diverse and high-performing communities such as Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), Summit Series, and MaiTai Global on the intersection of science and high performance. At the Flow Genome Project, he leads a team of the world’s top scientists, athletes and artists dedicated to mapping the genome of the peak-performance state known as Flow. He lives on the Colorado River with his wife Julie, their two kids Lucas and Emma, and a righteous Golden Retriever named Cassie.

 

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Jamie’s journey into optimal human performance (06:38)
  • Why we learn best by experience (16:13)
  • 5 Ways to become more self-aware (39:30)
  • Why solving problems needs higher consciousness (25:06)
  • The benefits of trying new things (23:28)
  • How physical activity reduces stress and anxiety (27:52)
  • Embodied Cognition: what it is & why it’s important (16:53)
  • 7 Steps to peak performance (42:09)
  • Why brokenness in the place of restoration (50:51)

 

Resources:

Book: Stealing Fire

 

Connect with Jamie:

Website

LinkedIn

 

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