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Travis Bradberry

Travis Bradberry

Guest Writer / 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.


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.
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 is a critical skill that research shows impacts up to 40 percent of your performance.
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.
Managing Employees

10 Ways to Spot an Exceptional Employee

Exceptional employees rely on skills that you won't find in a job description.
Take It From The Pros

The 6 Things You Don't Owe Your Boss

When you don't have good boundaries between your work and personal lives, your health and performance suffer.
Decision Making

5 Decisions You'll Always Regret

Our days are filled with a constant stream of decisions. Most are mundane, but some are so important that they can haunt you for the rest of your life.

Why Attitude Is More Important Than Intelligence

Here is how to develop the attitude you need to succeed.
Team Work

8 Surefire Ways to Spot a Liar

Research shows that 60 percent of people lie during the average 10-minute conversation. Here is how to tell when someone is not being truthful.

How to Be Promotable

While year-end reviews are just around the corner, it isn't too late to show your boss that you're worthy of a promotion.
Take It From The Pros

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.
Team Work

Tricks to Staying Calm Under Pressure

Mistakes and pressure are inevitable; the secret to getting past them is to stay calm.
Take It From The Pros

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.