Interview with Thanh Pham

Difficult Conversations Spur Growth with Thanh Pham

Thanh Pham is the founder of Asian Efficiency. He’s a productivity expert who has learned how to dig deep into himself and come out a better leader and friend. He shares how he learned to have difficult conversations so he could continue to grow from his relationships.

Highlights from the interview:

  • How his busy parents raising style helped form his personality.
  • The super smart system his parents used to help him get in his home when his parents were working.
  • Why he is working on deepening his ability to feel empathy for others.
  • Why he started working with a sports psychologist.
  • He grew up in a household that didn’t talk about feelings and how he worked at becoming more comfortable with sharing his feelings.
  • Communicating in a more meaningful way.
  • Why difficult conversations spur growth.
  • What he learned from a difficult conversation with a friend that helped him.
  • The importance of having a coach/mentor/therapist to help you have an outside perspective, so you can process what is really going on in your life.
  • Why great relationships are so important to living a healthy life.
  • What is a fixed mindset?
  • What is a growth mindset?
  • Learn how you can cultivate a growth mindset to grow your career.
  • Why he hires people with a growth mindset.
  • How he cultivates having deep conversations with his employees that doesn’t talk just about work, but he wants to have personal conversations with them as well.
  • The power of helping people feel heard so you can be a better leader.
  • Favorite book.
  • Favorite podcast.
  • Favorite speaker.
  • Thanh is a productivity master and he shares his number one productivity tip to our community.

You can learn about Thanh over at his website Asian Efficiency. You can sign-up for his newsletter where he shares productivity tips. He also has an amazing podcast called The Productivity Show.

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