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Being A 'Top Dog' On Stage

Monday, February 25, 2013

Herbie Hancock, presenting the awards for the 2012 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Drums Competition. (Steve Mundinger)

For their latest book, authors Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman took on the subject of competition -- and the science behind why some people win and others lose. We talk with the Top Dog authors about the history of competition in the arts, the science behind stage fright, and the notion that competition doesn't jibe with creativity. 

Guests:

Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman

Comments [1]

Michael

You mean "jibe," not "jive."

Feb. 25 2013 06:07 PM

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