Travis Bradberry

Travis Bradberry
Dr. Travis Bradberry is the award-winning co-author of the #1 best-selling book, Emotional Intelligence 2.0, and the co-founder of TalentSmart, the world’s leading provider of emotional intelligence tests and training, serving more than 75% of Fortune 500 companies. His best-selling books have been translated into 25 languages and are available in more than 150 countries. Dr. Bradberry is a top LinkedIn Influencer and he has written for, or been covered by, Newsweek, BusinessWeek, Fortune, Forbes, Fast Company, Inc., USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and The Harvard Business Review.

11 Things Organized and Productive People Do Every Day

By Travis Bradberry | November 10, 2020

We often confuse being productive with working as fast as we can, every second of the day. We fear that slowing down to get organized will kill our productivity, but the facts suggest otherwise: The average office employee spends over one hour each day just looking for things. The average U.S. executive spends six weeks…

10 Ways Successful People Make Smart Decisions

By Travis Bradberry | November 3, 2020

With repercussions that can last days, weeks and even years, making great decisions is an effort that’s worth every bit of your time and energy.

9 Signs You're Successful Even If It Doesn't Feel Like It

9 Signs You’re Successful—Even If It Doesn’t Feel Like It

By Travis Bradberry | September 6, 2020

If you ever worry that you’re not as successful as you should be, you may be evaluating yourself against the wrong criteria.

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

By Travis Bradberry | February 5, 2020

Many of life’s essential truths need repeating. We need reminders that help us to stay focused on them. Keep these truths handy and they’re sure to give you a much-needed boost.

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness to Fix Your Brain, Reduce Stress and Boost Performance

By Travis Bradberry | April 22, 2019

Nothing can improve your brain the way mindfulness meditation can. Give it a try, and you’ll be surprised where it takes you.

12 Habits of Genuine People

12 Habits of Genuine People

By Travis Bradberry | April 11, 2019

You can do a gut check to find out how genuine you are by comparing your own behavior to that of people who are highly genuine. Consider the hallmarks of genuine people and see how you stack up.

Paradoxical Habits of Successful People

8 Paradoxical Habits of Wildly Successful People

By Travis Bradberry | April 1, 2019

Most wildly successful people are so complex that many of their defining qualities are paradoxical. This is the key to their success.

What Makes a Leader

What Makes a Leader?

By Travis Bradberry | March 29, 2019

Leadership is a mindset in action. It isn’t something that anyone can give you—you have to earn it and claim it for yourself.

10 Bad Habits You Really Need to Break

10 Bad Habits You Really Need to Break

By Travis Bradberry | February 19, 2019

The self-control required to develop good habits (and stop bad ones) serves as the foundation for a strong work ethic and high productivity.

10 Things Successful Happy People Do Differently

10 Things Successful, Happy People Do Differently

By Travis Bradberry | January 23, 2019

People who are both successful and happy intentionally structure their activities around four major needs: happiness, achievement, significance and legacy.