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Sherri W. Fisher

Starting Today, You Can Build a Productive, Enjoyable Writing Habit

Do you struggle to get your writing to the people who need it? Sit Write Share is the treasure trove of doable writing strategies you need for unlocking your writing potential! There’s nothing like holding your own book in your hands and sending it into the world to make a difference for others. Last year...
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When Your Experience Disagrees With Research

The devil is in the details when it comes to applying research findings. This week I received a newsletter from a researcher I really admire. It was written by someone from her team, and I was excited to read it. But as I dove in, I knew right away that the research-based advice would not...
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Happy Project India Interview Introduces The Effort Myth

Please enjoy and share this In-depth interview with Dr. Sandip Roy of the Happy Project India. We talk about how to break away from the myth that learners must work hard to achieve success, and I share how parents can build emotional safety for a learner, even when they cannot yield to their student’s wishes....
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New e-Retailers for The Effort Myth, World-Wide

What’s one way to give something truly valuable to your friends and loved ones who are far away? You now have nine ways to have The Effort Myth: How to Give Your Child the Three Gifts of Motivation delivered right to their device! The Effort Myth: How to Give Your Child the Three Gifts of Motivation...
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You Made The Effort Myth a Best Seller! 

When I set out to write The Effort Myth, How to Give Your Child the Three Gifts of Motivation, I had a title. In fact, I’d been thinking about writing this book for over 30 years. Last December I just decided to write it. I did not expect what happened this week. Here are some of the...
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Today’s Book Launch Day! FAQ’s for Getting and Giving The Effort Myth

Here are the top questions I’ve received about getting your copy of The Effort Myth today: I don’t have a Kindle device so how can I read the Kindle version of the book? No worries! Just download the free Kindle app on Amazon and you can read the book on your phone, tablet, or laptop....
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Learn & Flourish Posts on Social

Have you seen how cool our social media is these days? In February every post was about how to Lead with Love. In March we are bringing you a little dose of inspiration, humor or both each day as Spring edges nearer. In April? Follow us to find out! Facebook Positive Edge Parent FB Group...
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Mind the Gap Year: We’ll Keep You on the College Track!

Hello, Parent of a High School Senior! This post is for you! Especially if your child has a history of school challenges, we can translate your child’s struggle into strengths and opportunities that are just what a college or university is looking for. During the first year of the COVID pandemic, uncertainty ruled the college...
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The Sudden Caregiver: A Roadmap to Resilient Caregiving

Taking care or needing care? Lots of us are feeling burned out about now. I highly recommend my friend and colleague Karen Warner Schueler’s new book on caregiving, The Sudden Caregiver. Karen has turned her own caregiving experience into a roadmap that helps caregivers thrive, not merely survive, no matter what else is going on....
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Are You a Destructive Responder?

Researchers have found that people use four key styles of responding to the good news of another person. Do you know yours? Imagine that your child has just told you they’ve been picked to be the soloist in the online choir. That’s epic! Think about how you could respond to them: “That’s great.” (It’s polite but...
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