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.

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.
Take It From The Pros

10 Habits of Ultra-Likable Leaders

Becoming a more likeable leader is completely under your control, and it's a matter of emotional intelligence
worth-knowing

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.
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.
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.
Take It From The Pros

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.
Run a Better Business

9 Habits of Profoundly Influential People

While what people are influenced by changes with the season, the habits of influential people remain constant.
Project Grow

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.
Take It From The Pros

What Really Makes a Good Leader?

Such a simple question, and yet it continues to vex some of the best thinkers in business.
Take It From The Pros

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.
Inspiring Your Team

6 Ways You Can Win at Office Politics

The key is to understand the players and the rules and then to play the game in a way that aligns with your personal values and principles.
Take It From The Pros

7 Things That Make Great Bosses Unforgettable

While bosses can be unforgettable because they make life miserable, the most memorable bosses stick with us because they change us for the better.
Take It From The Pros

6 Unusual Habits of Exceptionally Creative People

You must get intentional about your creativity if you want it to flourish.
worth-knowing

Will Your Interview Answers Get You Hired?

Your ability to wow the interviewer and land the job hinges on how well you answer their questions. Here are some tips.
Take It From The Pros

8 Powerful Ways to Mold Children Into Leaders

As parents and caretakers of children, their path to leadership is in our hands.
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