Competition http://kcur.org en Kansas City's TEDxKC Challenges You To Participate http://kcur.org/post/kansas-citys-tedxkc-challenges-you-participate <p>Since 2009, Kansas City has hosted its own extension of the TED lecture series, TEDxKC. This year, something new has been introduced: members of the public are invited to submit their own lecture ideas, for the chance to win a place in the lineup of presenters.</p><p>On Tuesday's&nbsp;<a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date" target="_blank"><em>Up to Date</em></a> we talk about this year's TEDxKC - this year's theme, the challenge, why a spot on stage is up for grabs, and how you can participate.</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:45:02 +0000 Steve Kraske & Scott Ross 58190 at http://kcur.org Kansas City's TEDxKC Challenges You To Participate Competition http://kcur.org/post/competition <p>It has been quite a week for one of the biggest sports competitions of the year. And just as march madness comes to a end the Kansas City Royals, kick off their season opener in Chicago.</p><p>In honor of these events we’ll be taking a look at the psychology of competition. It permeates not just sports, but almost every aspect of our lives as we compete for money, prestige and more.&nbsp; But, when is it healthy and when does it become detrimental not just to our personal, but social wellbeing?&nbsp; And how do we tell the difference?</p><p></p><p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 22:45:12 +0000 Elana Gordon & Matthew Long-Middleton 34425 at http://kcur.org Competition