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Sherri W. Fisher

When Your Child is a Forgetter: Part One

One of the most common questions I get from parents of adolescents and young adults is this: How do I get my child to stop forgetting? In this blog post series, we’ll explore reasons and strategies. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Jack, age 11, was a forgetter. He left his jacket on the bus and his books in his...
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Watch and Read List: Maximize Joy-Uncover Success Tools-Bring Skills to Life

One of my favorite things to remind people is that it’s never too early and it’s never too late to get started making a difference. Prime happier, more joyful holidays with videos and books that will boost you now and as you ring in the new year! What if you could give practical, engaging gifts...
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Managing the Next Generation: The Effort Myth is in Your Workplace

Not too long ago Millennials were considered by some leaders to be the scourge of the workplace. However, by openly sharing their desires to have the workplace reimagined to meet their needs, schedules became more flexible, and benefits began to include lifestyle perks as well as health insurance and 401K’s. Gen Xer and Boomer workers...
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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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Got The Effort Myth? Get Your Workbooks

No one should have to suffer to be an effective learner. Often, children would try harder if they only knew how. Fortunately, you are a key person in any child’s life-long learning. It can be easy to see lack of motivation as a child’s own problem to fix. The truth is that students depend on...
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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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