Motivation in teens: how to get it and how to keep it.

Sep 17, 11:01 PM

In this episode we explore the foundations of good motivation. We also cover some of the tactics and strategies that might help you to find what drives your young person. Importantly we find out the difference between activating and sustaining motivators.

We’ve all been in a situation where we have something that we need to do, but can’t quite bring ourselves to get on with it. Whether it’s cleaning the car, tackling the under-stairs cupboard or sorting out insurance renewals, there are some things that are difficult to get enthusiastic about. And that’s so often the case with teens and studying.

In this episode Nathan McGurl, founder of the Study Buddy, talks to Sam Strickland, Principal at The Dunston School, and VESPA Mindset's Steve Oakes and Martin Griffin, co-authors of "A Level Mindset", “GCSE Mindset” and more recently “The Student Mindset”.

We explore the foundations of good motivation and also some of the tactics and strategies that might help you to find what drives your young person. Importantly we find out the difference between activating and sustaining motivators.

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