Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work

Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work Author Steven Kotler
ISBN-10 0062429663
ISBN-13 9780062429667
Year 2017-11-14
Pages 304
Language English
Publisher Dey Street Books
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Its the biggest revolution youve never heard of and its hiding in plain sight Over the past decade Silicon Valley executives like Eric Schmidt and Elon Musk Special Operators like the Navy SEALs and the Green Berets and maverick scientists like Sasha Shulgin and Amy Cuddy have turned everything we thought we knew about high performance upside down Instead of grit better habits or 10 000 hours these trailblazers have found a surprising short cut They re harnessing rare and controversial states of consciousness to solve critical challenges and outperform the competition New York Times bestselling author Steven Kotler and high performance expert Jamie Wheal spent four years investigating the leading edges of this revolutionfrom the home of SEAL Team Six to the Googleplex the Burning Man festival Richard Bransons Necker Island Red Bulls training center Nikes innovation team and the United Nations Headquarters And what they learned was stunning In their own ways with differing languages techniques and applications every one of these groups has been quietly seeking the same thing the boost in information and inspiration that altered states provide Today this revolution is spreading to the mainstream fueling a trillion dollar underground economy and forcing us to rethink how we can all lead richer more productive more satisfying lives Driven by four accelerating forcespsychology neurobiology technology and pharmacologywe are gaining access to and insights about some of the most contested and misunderstood terrain in history Stealing Fire is a provocative examination of whats actually possible a guidebook for anyone who wants to radically upgrade their life

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