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.

16 Ways to Create Your Own Happiness at Work
Happiness

16 Ways to Create Your Own Happiness at Work

People who consider themselves to be happy are 36 percent more motivated, six times more energized and twice as productive as their unhappy counterparts
6 Toxic Beliefs That Can Ruin Your Career
Careers

6 Toxic Beliefs That Can Ruin Your Career

Be mindful of your tendencies to succumb to these beliefs, so that they don't derail your career.
38 of the Most Inspirational Leadership Quotes
Inspiration

38 of the Most Inspirational Leadership Quotes

No one can deny the power of a good quote.
How Successful People Stay Productive and In Control
Success Strategies

How Successful People Stay Productive and In Control

The hallmark of emotional intelligence is self-control -- a skill that unleashes massive productivity by keeping you focused and on track.
15 Secrets of Really Persuasive People
Persuasion

15 Secrets of Really Persuasive People

Whether you're convincing someone to invest in your startup or your boss to let you take on a project, persuasion is a skill that's instrumental to your success in life.
Multitasking Can Damage Your Brain and Career, Studies Say
Productivity

Multitasking Can Damage Your Brain and Career, Studies Say

Researchers found that people who are regularly bombarded with several streams of electronic information cannot pay attention, recall information or switch from one job to another as well as those who complete one task at a time.
Why Leaders Lack Emotional Intelligence
Emotional Intelligence

Why Leaders Lack Emotional Intelligence

Should leaders be hired and rewarded solely because of tenure and recent monetary achievements? Some say a skill in inspiring others to excel is more important.
12 Ways Successful People Handle Toxic People
Toxic People

12 Ways Successful People Handle Toxic People

To deal with toxic people effectively, you need an approach that enables you, across the board, to control what you can and eliminate what you can't.
Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You and Your Career
Sleep

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You and Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you'll sleep when you're dead, realize that you're making a decision that can make that day come much sooner.
13 Habits of Exceptionally Likable People
Emotional Intelligence

13 Habits of Exceptionally Likable People

Being likable is under your control, and it's a matter of emotional intelligence.
Are You Emotionally Intelligent? Here's How to Know for Sure.
Emotional Intelligence

Are You Emotionally Intelligent? Here's How to Know for Sure.

Decades of research now point to emotional intelligence as being the critical factor that sets star performers apart from the rest of the pack.
Why You Need Emotional Intelligence to Succeed in Business
Emotional Intelligence

Why You Need Emotional Intelligence to Succeed in Business

Emotional intelligence is made up of four core skills that pair up under two primary competencies: personal competence and social competence.
How Your Daily Caffeine Fix Is a Silent Killer of Success
Personal Health

How Your Daily Caffeine Fix Is a Silent Killer of Success

Drinking several cups of coffee a day is hurting your performance far more than it's helping it.
How Successful People Stay Calm
Success Strategies

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. Here's how.