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Ng Competition produces shampoos for instance that clean better and rinse ut better than brand X But must all shampoos ut there be n top I dislike seeing so many f MY favorite items disappear from store shelves because they nly have room for the TOPHaving fairly stated that I cast a bserving and studied look at how this book could help MEIT didn t Boring That is a ne word review info science and history appeared to have been copied condensed and typed upThere were several ther books competing for my reading but I continued to the finish A Stepdaughter In Heat (Daddy Daughter Sex Stories) of TOP DOG Perhaps it was just the plunk plunk plunk stylef delivery Perhaps I was having a bad couple f days Perhaps thers will find value Hope soI wanted some clever thoughts and ideas for this period f my life When I finally got to page 240 and saw that the next 95 pages were just a listing f sources and an index I happily closed the door In the End on this DOG Focus isn the importance f competition rather than the 10000 hours f practice that is so ften discussed post Gladwell Completion reuires taking risks that are held back by fear and can teach us moral behavior the Greeks called it aretas at If you are a coach r business wnerleader this is a must read book It breaks down what at team needs to succeed how a team best works together in an ffice n and ff the fieldAny book that pens with novice parachute jumpers ballroom dancers and a recap f Jason Lezak s anchor leg The Age of Treachery of the 2008 Olympics 4X100 freestyle relay draws you in for the get go Especially if you appreciate the sportf swimmingThe authors Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman were basically n a uest to find ut what it is that makes competitors tick How people respond to challenges rise to the The Catcher in the Rye and Philosophy occasionr flop How they work individually and as teams In a time Seven Sisters New Quilts from an Old Favorite of decreased concentrationn competitiveness and collaboration Bike Mechanic: Tales from the Road and the Workshop (Rouleur) on the fieldr the ever present everyone gets a trophy mantra social scientists want to know if people benefit from competition and if we re hard wired for it The short answer is yes and yes And competition facilitates improvement for about 50% Some people don t benefit from competition and likely they self select ut f it in sports and have a disadvantage in When a Man Loves a Woman other arenas An interesting premise that has been found from yearsf looking at competition is that people need a fighting chance Actually women are in tune with what that chance may be and don t engage in competition unless it seems likely they have a chance Less than a uarter f ur elected Keep From Falling officials are women not because they are incapable but women simply won t waste their time running for anffice if there is no point Men Catalogue the Insanity on thether hand whether it s a political Blessed Homecoming office. Good for You In Top Dog Bronson and Merryman again use their astonishing blendf science and storytelling to reveal what's truly in the heart Shrek of a champion The joyf victory and the character building agony f defeat Testosterone and the neuroscience f mistakes Why rivals motivate How home field advantage gets you a raise What teamwork really reuires It's baseball the SAT sales.
Or a gambling scenario will throw their hat in It seems women look at the reality Look Alikes Jr. of the situation and gauge the potential and balance that with the effort needed while men see theutcome the prize and go for it Their discussions included SAT test takers in different venues rivalries competitive focus and the Matthew Effect attributed to the gospel f Matthew home field advantage micro management mastery f skill gender influence Architecture for the Shroud: Relic and Ritual in Turin on the stock market productivity and the like It was a very engaging read that covered topics ranging from when the stakes go up to productivity and professionalism The compared and contrasted worriers with warriors as they called the groupsf people and which groups prevail in which situations Testosterone and Collecting and Exhibiting Computer-Based Technology: Expert Curation at the Museums of the Smithsonian Institution other hormones were discussed How do they play a roll when people feel threatenedr challenged How do people react to loved He Remembers the Barren ones in the crowd watching Will it benefit everyone EtcThe detailed discussionf childhood development risk taking and learning to play to win versus play not to lose was enlightening You can see yourself in the book Disclaimer I won this book from a GoodReads First Reads contest I generally like books like this The Early Girl Gets the Blood Wolf ones who break down a concept that s pretty basic and explain it using scientific research andther types Diary of a Library Nerd: An Erotic Diary of One Woman's Metamorphosis of studies Thene issue I had with it is that it seemed to The Stonemere Park Breast Essays: From The L.C.T.F. Archives oversimplify some things while glossingver Let the Wolf Howl others at the same time Just when I really got into a chapter it seemed like it wasver too uickly without me reaching the aha moment It also ended The Resistible Rise Of Benito Mussolini on page 240 despite this being counted as bookver 300 pages The remaining 100 pages are bibliography which is great for looking up the citations for journal articles you might want to follow up n but it s also indicative f why I Blue Guide New York only gave this book 3 stars With that many references this book should have been w This book presents various studies that have been completedn competitions tests and which individuals perform best and whyI found some f the details contained in this book really surprising Most f us perform better when at least some competition is involved We need good relationships with team mates to do Homesick our best but fraternizing with the competition may not be a good idea Egalitarian teams aren t a good idea The 25%f the population that performs worse when competing improve when they are told that that rush A Criminal Affair of adrenalin and fear they feel may help not hinder their performanceAndn and Sangue Derramado on What we know about competition isn t necessarily borneut in research This is a great read for leaders athletes musicians educators etc to improve their ability to set up teams tasks and situations to maximize everyone s performance. 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 f 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 f academia Now see for yourself what this game changing talk is all abou.
What I liked about NurtureShock New Thinking About Children was that it was filled with useful advice acknowledge every babble to increase a baby s vocabulary praise effort instead f intelligence to help children Ashley Merryman and Po Bronson s Top Dog is a myth busing book explaining that competition isn t about killing the ther side it s about getting into situations that drive you to be the best you can be We like to simplify competing down to winning versus losing but the truth is there are numerous nuances that go i 35 stars I really loved Bronson and Merryman s Nurture Shock and still bring it up in conversation freuently I think I probably would have enjoyed Top Dog if I didn t have such high expectations from Nurture Shock Top Dog is well written and very interesting It gave me a lot to think about especially in relation to Alfie Kohn s views n competition and Malcolm Gladwell s Outliers However ne f the things that I enjoyed about Nurture Shock was that each chapter was a completely different topic that somehow related to a central theme f childrearing Top Dog didn t have that same kind f variety and at times I felt like all the chapters kind f blended together Top dog summarySuccess in competition reuires taking risks that are normally held back by fearCompetition brings a new level Confessions of a Teenage Hollywood Star of gearsSensef teritorism gets you confident control efficacy teritorism brings security a sense Precious Stones: Their Occult Power and Hidden Significance of identity etc Its instantaneousIf you come early you stand a better chancef winningHigh expectations can push you in your headSupervision is bad when you practice audience is good when you have masteryA manager should supervise its people randomly because it creates alertness while in the same time it s not a nuisance to their performanceWe are incredibly susceptible to reward and punishment from what we see around 13 microseconds The Proletarian Revolution and the Renegade Kautsky of input results in subconscious conclusionsWorriers and warriors have different compt structures some handle stress better because they clear dopamine fasterWomen under stress focusn the emotional ues men under stress tune them utKeep score n every possible level in Works Days order to get a killer teamWomen get into competition when they stand a good chancef winning men are prone to get in bold competitionsBoys see competition much than girls do so its better to get boys in a medium with very good teachers but be wary f utstanding peers because they will see as if they suck at life whereas with girls its not that problem girls can perform best in hyper competitive mediu I won this book from GoodReads and am sorry to say i did not care for itThere has never been any doubt in my mind that competition in the marketplace is a good thi. 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 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.
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Po Bronson has built a career both as a successful novelist and as a prominent writer of narrative nonfiction He has published five books and he has written for television magazines and newspapers including Time The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal and for National Public Radio's Morning Edition Currently he is writing regularly for New York magazine in the United States and for