Po Bronson & Ashley Merryman in the news, at Live Talks Business Forum, 2-28

We look forward to hosting Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman Thursday morning, February 28, 2013 at Live Talks Business Forum.  Event is held downtown Los Angeles at the gorgeous space of Gensler architecture firm. Includes continental breakfast.

Sharing some links to news pieces on Bronson and Merryman and their new compelling book, Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing

Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman in the news:

— Los Angeles Times, Feb 14, How Brains are Wired to Handle Stress

— New York Times, Feb 8, Helping a Worrier Become a Warrior

— New York Times Magazine, Feb 6, Why Can Some Kids Handle Pressure While Others Fall Apart

— Forbes, Feb 19, How to Become Top Dog in Your Industry

— Marketplace, Public Radio, Feb 19, Interview with Kai Ryssdal

— New York Post, Feb 17, Women Do Better on Wall Street, They Gauge Risk Better
— Wall Street Journal, Feb 15, Talking a Good Game

— San Francisco Chronicle, Feb 22, Review of Top Dog

— Business Insider, Feb 23, People Perform Poorly When They Fear

Event Details:
Thursday, February 28, morning, downtown LA

Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman discussing The Science of Winning and Losing in conversation with Joanna Pearlstein, WIRED magazine

Gensler, 500 S. Figueroa Street, Downtown Los Angeles

$20, 7:45am Continental Breakfast, 8am Forum. Purchase Tickets

It’s a constant drumbeat: we must all be more competitive.  But no one’s really given us an understanding of how to compete in our increasingly cut throat world.  Based on cutting edge science and told through stories of pilot flight training, NASCAR brawls, political tryouts, ballroom dancing, CIA spies, Wall Street, and much more, TOP DOG: The Science of Winning and Losing offers counterintuitive, game-changing insights into the nature of competition while exploring the hidden factors at the core of every great triumph—and every tragic failure.

Bronson and Merryman’s earlier book was Nurture Shock: New Thinking About Children, and prior to collaborating with Merryman, Bronson wrote the New York Times bestseller, What Should I do with My Life?