Finding Flow in Business
I started listening to Flow on my morning run with the kids. Here is how Mihaly describes flow:
Flow tends to occur when a person faces a clear set of goals that require appropriate responses. It is easy to enter flow in games such as chess, tennis, or poker, because they have goals and rules that make it possible for the player to act without questioning what should be done, and how. For the duration of the game the player lives in a self-contained universe where everything is black and white.
I’ve been very intrigued by the concept of flow recently. I’ve written about the concept of flow in the past, and is the best word I can think of when describing the days when I feel most productive.
The last few weeks I’ve found myself largely out of “flow.” As mentioned in the Growing Pains post yesterday on Tend’s blog, the last few weeks I’ve been working on the massive infrastructure...
Continue reading →