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Blue with envy? UK's vets and Cal say ignore hype surrounding Duke freshmen

Blue with envy? UK's vets and Cal say ignore hype surrounding Duke freshmen

Motivation
One question going into Tuesday’s highly anticipated Kentucky-Duke game to open the basketball season concerns the star freshmen on each team. Might the hype surrounding Duke’s freshmen serve as motivation for UK’s first-year players? Six staffers for Sports Illustrated fueled this supposed scenario this weekend with their votes for this season’s likely Freshman of Year. Five of the six voted for a Duke player: RJ Barrett (three votes) and Zion Williamson (two). The other vote went to North Carolina’s Nassir Little. ...
Top 23 Apps and Tools for Social Media Marketers

Top 23 Apps and Tools for Social Media Marketers

Social Media Marketing
As a social media marketer, your work life can get a bit hectic and you can get easily overwhelmed by a multitude of tasks at hand. Which is why you need to use the right apps and tools to make your work a bit more organized. The apps featured here can make your life easier and enable you to work smarter and faster. Here are 23 of the best apps for social media marketers. Best Apps and Tools for Social Media Marketers 1. Shakr Shakr is an online video maker which allows you to create conversion-optimized videos for your social media channels. You can choose and customize from over 2,000 video designs (with new designs added each week) made by professional designers. With Shakr, you can increase your social media engagement, beat ad fatigue, and quickly create a variety of video ad...
Sainz got "extra motivation" after Renault-departure was confirmed

Sainz got "extra motivation" after Renault-departure was confirmed

Motivation
Departing Renault driver Carlos Sainz Junior has said that his confirmed split from the French team after this season has given him extra motivation to perform well. The Spaniard will be swapping Renault for McLaren after this season, as he had to make way at Renault for newly signed Daniel Ricciardo, who will make a high-profile switch from Red Bull Racing to team up with Nico Hülkenberg. “For me it would have been very easy after the summer just to say 'well, let’s finish the year and think about next year', you know?” Sainz told Motorsport.com. “But I really felt I had something left in Renault, not to prove, but I just wanted to finish the year strongly. I found a lot of motivation after the summer break, after Spa, to say '...
Social Media, Digital Marketing Key to Building Medical Practices

Social Media, Digital Marketing Key to Building Medical Practices

Social Media Marketing
November 04, 2018 Share this content: The following article is part of conference coverage from the 2018 Large Urology Group Practice Association meeting in Chicago, November 1-3. Renal and Urology News' staff will be reporting on presentations dealing with various practice management and clinical topics aimed at community-based urologists. Check back for the latest news from LUGPA 2018. CHICAGO—Patient engagement via social media and digital marketing are vital for growing medical practices, says health care marketing consultant Jennifer Dally, of Attune Marketing Group in Powell, Ohio.Speaking at the 2018 annual meeting of the Large Urology Group Practice...
Sainz found extra motivation after Renault split was confirmed

Sainz found extra motivation after Renault split was confirmed

Motivation
The Spaniard found out over the summer that he was being replaced by Daniel Ricciardo for 2019, but wasted little time in sorting out a deal to switch to McLaren. Although being out of his current outfit could have prompted Sainz to ease off, he says the situation actually helped inspire him to push harder and deliver the four points-scoring finishes he has had since the summer break. “For me it would have been very easy after the summer just to say 'well, let’s finish the year and think about next year', you know?” he told Motorsport.com in an exclusive interview. “But I really felt I had something left in Renault, not to prove, but I just wanted to finish the year strongly. I found a lot of motivation after the summer break, after Spa, to say 'I ...
Grid penalty gave Marquez extra motivation in Malaysia

Grid penalty gave Marquez extra motivation in Malaysia

Motivation
Having to start the Malaysia Grand Prix from seventh gave Marc Marquez added motivation to claim victory in Sepang. Marc Marquez said the decision to demote him to seventh on the grid gave him added motivation to battle back and win the Malaysia Grand Prix on Sunday. The newly crowned world champion was handed a six-place grid penalty after being adjudged to have impeded Andrea Iannone during qualifying. Given it was Marquez’s second offence of the season he was given a harsher punishment from the stewards, but it did not stop him claiming a ninth win of the season. He benefited from Valentino Rossi’s crash, though, the Italian having set a stunning pace for the majority of the race before coming off with four laps to go. “Today was an extremely hard race...
Courageous Conversations: Social Media Self Harm and Self Help

Courageous Conversations: Social Media Self Harm and Self Help

Self Help
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Where years ago, self-help looked like finding the perfect motivational book, visiting a therapist, or contributing to a support group made up of like-minded people today many will simply turn on their phones."All the sudden I know these people. They're my friends."Jonathan groves a communications professor at Drury university a bit of a social media expert understands the appeal. "All the sudden I know these people. They're my friends," Groves says. "Why do we do it? One of the big reasons we use social media is to connect to other human beings?"The connectivity factor not only a motivator to use social media but according to Burrell Behavioral Health's Cristin Martinez, That connection is also a major playe...