DiscoverSomething You Should KnowThe Science of Winning and Losing & Why So Many People Are So Rude
The Science of Winning and Losing & Why So Many People Are So Rude

The Science of Winning and Losing & Why So Many People Are So Rude

Update: 2021-02-082


How do you get someone to say - YES? There is a simple phrase or two you can add to any request that will increase the chances that almost anyone will do you the favor you ask. This episode begins with what those phrases are.

Certainly one of the appeals of watching professional sports is knowing you are watching the best of the best play the game. So how did those players get to be the best and what can you learn from that so you can get to the top of your game in your chosen field? What separates the very best from the “pretty good?” Ashley Merryman, co-author of the book, Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing ( reveals some fascinating stories and research that you can use to improve your chances of winning in whatever you choose to do.

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The Washies: Here is the link to our new podcast I mention in this episode called The Washies, on Apple Podcasts:


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The Science of Winning and Losing & Why So Many People Are So Rude

The Science of Winning and Losing & Why So Many People Are So Rude

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