There are hundreds of books about motivation out there! I am not going to write another one but give you some keys about what works and what doesn't with teenagers.
Some people are temperamentally goal-oriented in a methodical way, people who can set an objective and work towards it in a diligent fashion. But this is not your teenager, or you would not be reading this newsletter. And those people are actually difficult to find!
What doesn't really work? (in other words, what are the things we all tried thinking will work? I have 4 teenagers, I've been there)
And now what works?