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    Description"New York Times Bestseller " Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman's work changes the national dialogue. Beyond their bestselling books, you know them from commentary and features in the "New York Times," CNN, NPR, "Time," "Newsweek," "Wired," "New York," and more. E-mail, Facebook, and Twitter accounts are filled with demands to read their reporting (such as "How Not to Talk to Your Kids," "Creativity Crisis," and "Losing Is Good for You"). In TOP DOG, Bronson and Merryman again use their astonishing blend of science and storytelling to reveal what's truly in the heart of a champion. The joy of victory and the character-building agony of defeat. Testosterone and the neuroscience of mistakes. Why rivals motivate. How home field advantage gets you a raise. What teamwork really requires. It's baseball, the SAT, sales contests, and Linux. How before da Vinci and FedEx were innovators, first, they were great competitors. Olympians carry TOP DOG in their gym bags. It's in briefcases of Wall Street traders and Madison Avenue madmen. Risk takers from Silicon Valley to Vegas race to implement its ideas, as educators debate it in halls of academia. Now see for yourself what this game-changing talk is all about.


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    Title
    Top Dog
    Subtitle
    The Science of Winning and Losing
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Po Bronson, By (author) Ashley Merryman, Read by Po Bronson
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 146 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 200 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781611130126
    ISBN 10: 1611130123
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PSY
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: VSC
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    BIC subject category V2: JHMC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.3
    BIC subject category V2: JMH
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: KNSP, JFSG
    B&T General Subject: 670
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 54810
    DC22: 302.14
    BISAC V2.8: PSY031000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 30
    Ingram Subject Code: JN
    Libri: I-JN
    BIC subject category V2: KJMB
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 302.14
    B&T Approval Code: A11330000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A37384000
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: SOC026030
    DC22: 302/.14
    BISAC V2.8: BUS107000, SEL027000, BUS046000, SOC002010, SPO068000
    LC classification: BF637.C47 B76 2013
    Thema V1.0: KJMB, VSC, JMH, JHMC, JBSD, KNS, SCBM
    Edition
    Unabridged
    Edition statement
    Unabridged
    Publisher
    Hachette Audio
    Imprint name
    Hachette Audio
    Publication date
    26 February 2013
    Author Information
    Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman's "NurtureShock" was on the "New York Times" bestseller list for six months. One of the most influential books about children ever published, "NurtureShock" landed on more than 35 "Year's Best" lists and has been translated into 16 languages. The authors have won nine national awards for their reporting, including the PEN USA Award for Literary Journalism and the American Association for the Advancement of Science Award for Outstanding Journalism. Prior to their collaboration, Bronson authored five books, including "What Should I Do with My Life?," a #1 "New York Times" bestseller with more than ten months on the list. Merryman's journalism has appeared in "Time," "Newsweek," "New York," "The Washington Post," and many other venues. Bronson lives in San Francisco with his wife and two children. Merryman lives in Los Angeles.