Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

The Psychology of Optimal Experience



Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi



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Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Complete absorption in an activity that Csikszentimihalyi describes as 'Flow'. He believes it is one of the most enjoyable experiences one can have. By referring to case studies of controlled experiments, historical figures, philosophers and scientists throughout time, the author helps prove the point that 'flow' is a singularly productive and desirable state.

Video: Gurteen Knowledge Cafe, NAB, Melbourne, October 2010

This is a short video of a Gurteen Knowledge Cafe that I facilitated for Peter Houlihan at the National Australia Bank in Melbourne in October 2010.

The session was captured on a flip cam without the use of a roving mic, so the sound is not clear and has had some extensive editing to fit into a short learning piece, but it gives a good idea of what the Cafe is all about. 

The question posed to the group as the "conversational seed" was "What if true leadership involves embracing complexity by widening the circle of involvement rather than restricting it?

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