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.

6 Things Successful Leaders Do Differently
Success Strategies

6 Things Successful Leaders Do Differently

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that leadership skills are natural traits that belong only to a lucky few.
Tricks to Staying Calm Under Pressure
Stress Management

Tricks to Staying Calm Under Pressure

Mistakes and pressure are inevitable; the secret to getting past them is to stay calm.
11 Tweaks to Your Daily Routine Will Make Your Day More Productive
Productivity

11 Tweaks to Your Daily Routine Will Make Your Day More Productive

The trick is to be intentional.
10 Mistakes Intelligent People Never Make Twice
Mistakes

10 Mistakes Intelligent People Never Make Twice

Smart, successful people are by no means immune to making mistakes; they simply have the tools in place to learn from their errors.
11 Ways Emotionally Intelligent People Overcome Uncertainty
Decision Making

11 Ways Emotionally Intelligent People Overcome Uncertainty

Here are proven strategies you can use to improve the quality of your decisions when your emotions are clouding your judgment
Toxic People

10 Toxic People You Should Avoid in the Office

Here are 10 types of toxic drainers you should stay away from at all costs so that you don't become one yourself.
10 Habits of Ultra-Likable Leaders
Leadership Qualities

10 Habits of Ultra-Likable Leaders

Becoming a more likeable leader is completely under your control, and it's a matter of emotional intelligence
11 Things Smart People Don't Say
Careers

11 Things Smart People Don't Say

No matter how talented you are or what you've accomplished, there are certain phrases that instantly change the way people see you and can forever cast you in a negative light.
The 9 Idiotic Office Rules That Drive Everyone Crazy
Office Culture

The 9 Idiotic Office Rules That Drive Everyone Crazy

Companies need to have rules -- that's a given -- but they don't have to be shortsighted and lazy attempts at creating order.
9 Phrases Smart People Never Use In Conversation
Communication Strategies

9 Phrases Smart People Never Use In Conversation

These seemingly benign comments lead to the awful feeling that only comes when you've planted your foot firmly into your mouth.
12 Mind Tricks That Will Make People Like You and Help You Get Ahead
Growth Strategies

12 Mind Tricks That Will Make People Like You and Help You Get Ahead

Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you encounter.
9 Habits of Profoundly Influential People
Influencers

9 Habits of Profoundly Influential People

While what people are influenced by changes with the season, the habits of influential people remain constant.
8 Ways to Boost Your Confidence
Confidence

8 Ways to Boost Your Confidence

No one is stopping you from what you want to accomplish but yourself. It's time to remove that barrier of self-doubt.
What Really Makes a Good Leader?
Leadership Qualities

What Really Makes a Good Leader?

Such a simple question, and yet it continues to vex some of the best thinkers in business.
9 Things Managers Do That Make Good Employees Quit
Bad Bosses

9 Things Managers Do That Make Good Employees Quit

Managers tend to blame their turnover problems on everything under the sun, while ignoring the crux of the matter: people don't leave jobs; they leave managers.