Anh Thu Nguyen

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You Can’t Be a Great Manager If You’re Not a Good Coach

If you have room in your head for only one nugget of leadership wisdom, make it this one: the most powerfully motivating condition people experience at work is making progress at something that is personally meaningful. If your job involves leading others, the implications are clear: the most …

Why the British Don't Refrigerate Eggs

If you've ever been to a supermarket in the UK, you were probably surprised (if not a little grossed out) to see stacks of eggs hanging out with nary …

How Good Are You at Talent Management?

Morning People Are Less Ethical at Night

Employees face many temptations to behave unethically at work. Resisting those temptations requires energy and effort. But the energy that is essential to exert self-control waxes and wanes. And when that energy is low, people are more likely to behave unethically. This opens up the possibility …

Do You Really Want to Be Yourself at Work?

Would you love to work in a place where you could truly be yourself? Where you didn’t have to spend a single moment of your time and energy making sure you put only your best self forward?<p>Most people would, according to research recently published by Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones in “Creating the …

Say No Without Burning Bridges

Many of us don’t like to say no to a coworker or a boss—for instance, when the boss asks for a tighter deadline, or a team member needs a longer one—because we’re worried about damaging the relationship. That’s because it often feels synonymous with confrontation. And whether you are …

How to Help an Underperformer

As a manager, you can’t accept underperformance. It’s frustrating, time-consuming, and it can demoralize the other people on your team. But what do you do about an employee who isn’t performing up to snuff? How do you help turn around the problematic behavior? And how long do you let it go on …

Everything You Need to Know About Giving Negative Feedback

There’s a lot of conflicting advice out there on giving corrective feedback. If you really need to criticize someone’s work, how should you do it? I dug into our archives for our best, research- and experience-based advice on what to do, and what to avoid.<p>Never, ever, ever feed someone a …

States That Lead and Lag in Job Growth and Competitiveness

When a state expands its workforce from one year to the next, some of the spike might be related to the growth in an industry at the national level, like the continuing demand for health care. Some might stem from the overall growth of the national economy. Or some of the job growth might be …

Does Your Business Have Strategic Partners? Why Not?

One of the biggest mistakes business owners make is trying to do everything alone. To combat this error, business owners must hire and train the right employees. In addition, they should leverage strategic partners.<p>So what is a strategic partner? A strategic partner is another business with whom …

The 9 Attributes Every Employer Desperately Wants

My primary role at adventur.es is to serve as a curator of talent. Good ideas, outstanding business models, and incredible opportunities rarely survive contact with mediocrity. So what makes someone “great?”<p><b>1.</b> <b>Extreme Reliability:</b> It is rare to find true consistency, a person who delivers regardless …

Why Women Still Can’t Have It All

It’s time to stop fooling ourselves, says a woman who left a position of power: the women who have managed to be both mothers and top professionals are superhuman, rich, or self-employed. If we truly believe in equal opportunity for all women, here’s what has to change.<p>Eighteen months into my job …