Stewart Alsop interviews Damian Taggart about how he uses meditation, extreme sports, and yoga in order to reliably access states of creative flow which helps him in his day job as Chief Business Development Officer at Meow Wolf.
If you don't already know what Meow Wolf is, you should google it to check out the images of this place. No way to describe it really.
Damian introduces himself (1:00-3:30).
We then talk about how his first childhood experiences with spirituality and how yoga is different from other forms of exercise (3:40-7:00).
How he experiences flow states, how many times a day and what form they come in (7:30-10:00).
Damian's view of himself as an artist (10:45-12:00).
Is there a path to spirituality or is it an immediate realization of truth (13:00-15:00)
Creative flow states in business meetings or other "ordinary times", questioning the conventional wisdom of how a business person should be and bringing mindfulness into that equation, and aiming for win-win situations, but being open to making the best possible deal. (15:00-21:00)
A look into Damian's daily practice and the way that his practice helps him to stay at his creative peak throughout the days and weeks of work. (21:00-23:00)
The importance of reminding ourselves of death to keep us grateful for the present (23:00-26:00)
A beautiful imagery and story of Damian's trip into the Grand Tetons where he was sleeping in a hammock thousands of feet in the air (26:00-End)