Travis Bradberry

Travis Bradberry

Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart

Award-winning co-author of the best-selling book, Emotional Intelligence 2.0, and the co-founder of TalentSmart -- a consultancy that serves more than 75 percent of Fortune 500 companies and is a leading provider of emotional intelligence tests, training and certification.

His bestselling books have been translated into 25 languages and are available in more than 150 countries. Bradberry has written for, or been covered by, Newsweek, BusinessWeek, Fortune, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and the Harvard Business Review.

Here's Why the 8-Hour Workday Doesn't Work
Productivity

Here's Why the 8-Hour Workday Doesn't Work

The traditional 9-to-5 schedule is an outdated and ineffective approach to work.
8 Powerful Ways Leaders With Conviction Motivate Us
Take It From The Pros

8 Powerful Ways Leaders With Conviction Motivate Us

When a leader is absolutely convinced that he's chosen the best course of action, everyone who follows him unconsciously absorbs this belief and the accompanying emotional state.
How to Immediately Connect With Anyone
Communication Strategies

How to Immediately Connect With Anyone

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that connecting with people is an innate skill that belongs only to the lucky few
Here's Why Every Employee Should Have Unlimited Vacation Days
Unlimited Vacation

Here's Why Every Employee Should Have Unlimited Vacation Days

Innovative companies are boosting their bottom lines by giving everyone unlimited time off.
Holding Your Cool: Tricks to Staying Calm Under Pressure
Stress Management

Holding Your Cool: Tricks to Staying Calm Under Pressure

Mistakes and pressure are inevitable; the secret to getting past them is to stay calm.
How to Use Flow to Make You More Productive
Take It From The Pros

How to Use Flow to Make You More Productive

Flow is a blissful state of effortless productivity where distractions vanish. Here are five ways to achieve this state of mind.
8 Ways Intelligent People Use Failure to Their Advantage
Take It From The Pros

8 Ways Intelligent People Use Failure to Their Advantage

Failure is an inevitable part of life, but smart people know how to make it work for them.
How Being Busy Can Make You Less Productive
Productivity

How Being Busy Can Make You Less Productive

We're busier than ever these days, but new brain research shows that busyness actually slows you down. Learn how this works and stop your hectic schedule from holding you back.
5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness to Fix Your Brain, Decrease Stress and Improve Performance
Mindfulness

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness to Fix Your Brain, Decrease Stress and Improve Performance

Mindfulness is a simple, research-proven technique that physically alters your brain. Learn how to use it to become more effective and less stressed.
6 Simple Tricks That Will Make You Way More Productive
Productivity

6 Simple Tricks That Will Make You Way More Productive

When it comes to productivity, the little things make all the difference. These six hacks will increase your productivity today.
7 Honest Mistakes That Can Get You Fired
Firing

7 Honest Mistakes That Can Get You Fired

Even good, hard-working people get fired for these innocent mistakes. Make certain it doesn't happen to you.
How Emotional Intelligence Can Boost Your Career -- And Save Your Life
Emotional Intelligence

How Emotional Intelligence Can Boost Your Career -- And Save Your Life

By understanding your emotions, you can move adeptly through your current challenges and prevent future ones.
The 7 Things Great Listeners Do Differently
Listening

The 7 Things Great Listeners Do Differently

Listening is a critical skill that research shows impacts up to 40 percent of your performance.
7 Mistakes Leaders Make That Drives Everyone Crazy
Take It From The Pros

7 Mistakes Leaders Make That Drives Everyone Crazy

Here are the mistakes that kill morale and advice on how leaders can do right with employees.
10 Ways to Spot an Exceptional Employee
Managing Employees

10 Ways to Spot an Exceptional Employee

Exceptional employees rely on skills that you won't find in a job description.
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