In sports, extrinsic motivation is when an athlete is motivated by rewards such as money, objects, attention and fame.,In sports, intrinsic motivation is when an athlete is motivated to be the best they can be simply because they want to see what they're truly capable of.,While many athletes' motivation are a mix of extrinsic and intrinsic, and certain extrinsic motivations can increase intrinsic motivation, a significant amount of intrinsic motivation is present in the vast majority of high-achieving athletes.,The Association for Applied Sport Psychology says athletes who are mainly intrinsically motivated generally see less changes in motivation over time, are less distracted, exhibit better focus, and experience less stress when mistakes are made compared to athletes who are mainly extrinsically motivated.,Staying motivated is a constant challenge, but remembering your "why" behind your actions and setting goals (both short- and long-term) will keep you waking up at 5 a.m. for workouts, staying late after practice to run more sprints, or doing more reps than what's required in the weight room and practice.

Those lyrics are reflected in one stark statistic given to us by Gallup in their State of the Global Workplace report: 85% of employees are not engaged or actively disengaged at work.,If I were to put Ms. Tempest’s lyrics in front of you and say, “This is what one of your employees is saying about their job.”,In short, he explains that the distinction between these two kinds of motivations looks like this:

Extrinsic motivation is the kind of motivation driven by the promise of some external reward, (e.g., a paycheck, a pay raise or the fear of losing a job).,Called the SEEKING system, it is “believed to function as an objectless appetitive system — a ‘goad without a goal’ — until the exploratory disposition it produces leads to the discovery and learning of useful regularities.”,According to the Gallup data, the majority of the disengaged employees still show up and do their jobs (i.e., enough to get the extrinsic reward of the paycheck). read more

Monday's Canucks-Flyers game in Philadelphia featured a scary moment during the third period that required Vancouver defenseman Alexander Edler be removed on a stretcher.,About halfway through the final period, Edler got his stick lodged in the skate of Flyers forward Jakub Voracek and was dragged to the ice.,Here's a look at the replay:

The situation grew worrisome when Edler remained motionless on the ice for a few moments, but the Canucks' medical staff was able to get him on a stretcher (seated up) and to the locker room for evaluation.,As he was being escorted off the ice, it became clear that a cut had opened up on Edler's face and he was bleeding pretty heavily.,Edler didn't return to the game but he was reportedly able to walk out of the trainer's room under his own power. read more

Foskey, a four-star defensive end from De La Salle High School in Concord, Calif., became the final member of Notre Dame’s 2019 recruiting class, joining 21 players who signed during the early period in December.,The Illini added a pair of linebackers to the 11 players they signed in December, getting the day started by announcing the signing of four-star prospect Shammond Cooper from St. Louis’ Trinity Catholic High School.,Three-star linebacker Tarique Barnes of Memphis, Tenn., brought the class to 13 players.,In terms of average player rating, Illinois’ class ranks seventh in the conference, and its three four-star signees — including cornerback Marquez Beason and quarterback Isaiah Williams — trail only five Big Ten teams.,Illinois was considered a likely landing spot for Cooper thanks to his strong ties with Cory Patterson, his former high school coach who is now an Illini assistant coach, and Williams, his high school teammate who signed with the Illini in December.

At Kigezi High School Primary in Kabaare, I was privileged to meet a boy called John Busingye (not his real name.),I often think of Rwangakubohwa, Busigye and Gahwera, good examples of our lost intellectual treasures, victims of a culture with no room for variation from a narrow path prescribed for growing children.,However, very many children are lost to the world because society fails to identify their unique needs for custom-tailored education and behaviour support.,I suspect that there are very many children who are struggling in Uganda’s traditional school system, without access to meaningful education and other opportunities that maximise their intellectual and creative potential.,Parents and teachers are uniquely placed to recognise these gifted children and to offer them education opportunities that focus on their strengths and interests, utilizing the vast knowledge and experience that have come to light since the days of Rwangakubohwa, Busingye and Gahwera.

To Captain America, a Boston native, Tom Brady is the goat.,To Paul Pierce, a fellow Boston sports legend, he’s an out of this world talent.,Brady led New England to a 37-31 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.,The Patriots advanced to Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta, where they will face the Los Angeles Rams as Brady tries to claim his sixth Lombardi Trophy.

Anthony Lynn often said that the Los Angeles Chargers winning six of their final seven games in 2017 helped serve as a springboard to this season's success, which resulted in the team's first postseason berth in five years.,Lynn is hoping Sunday's 41-28 loss to New England in the AFC divisional round can serve the same purpose for next season's group.,After starting 1-2 this season — which included losses to the Chiefs and Rams — Los Angeles won 10 of 11, which included second-half rallies on the road against Pittsburgh and Kansas City.,The loss Sunday to the Patriots marked the first time all season the Chargers lost a road game outside of Los Angeles.,Here are some things to watch as the Chargers begin their offseason:

ONE MORE GAME: Lynn and his staff still have one more game to coach this season. read more

The Dallas Cowboys, led by quarterback Dak Prescott and running back Ezekiel Elliott, met the Los Angeles Rams, led by quarterback Jared Goff and running back Todd Gurley, in an NFC Divisional Playoff Game on Saturday, January 12, 2019 (1/12/19) at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California.,Anderson rushed for 123 yards and two touchdowns, and Todd Gurley ran for 115 more yards and another TD to send the second-seeded Rams to the NFC championship game for the first time in 17 years.,The long-struggling Rams had won only one postseason game since their last trip to the Super Bowl in February 2002, but coach Sean McVay has added his first playoff victory to his spectacular two-season franchise turnaround.,Gurley and Anderson became the fourth set of teammates in NFL history to rush for 100 yards apiece in a postseason game while Dallas gave up 200 yards rushing in a playoff game for the first time since Eric Dickerson did it for the Rams in 1986.,Here's what you need to know:

Who: Cowboys vs. Rams read more

BOSTON (CBS) — The NFL Playoffs have arrived in Foxboro, with the Los Angles Chargers coming to New England for a divisional round clash with the Patriots.,The Chargers are one of the best teams in football and are coming off a tough road victory over the Ravens in Baltimore on wild card weekend, making them a ridiculous 9-0 away from Los Angeles this season.,Here’s how the WBZ-TV and CBS Boston sports teams see Sunday’s divisional round showdown playing out:

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Users have to select an account when watching any show on Netflix, and this is something Netflix can leverage by personally addressing you - the viewer - and introducing you to the protagonist.,If the show automatically makes a decision in absence of user making a choice (passive) and makes the show move on, then it seems like there is no additional reward for the viewer to make an actual Active choice.,For Netflix's Bandersnatch currently looks like:

Now again, like games, there is no immediate prospect of Netflix offering a virtual currency as a reward for active user choice (maybe a future prospect).,Done cleverly, Extrinsic rewards work as well as Intrinsic rewards read more