Articles by Travis Bradberry
10 unmistakable habits of utterly authentic people
To be your authentic self, you must own your actions and ensure that they align with your beliefs and needs.
How smart people handle difficult people
Difficult people defy logic.
10 things successful people (who are actually happy) do differently
Researchers found that people who were both successful and happy over the long term intentionally structured their activities around several major needs.
Seven core beliefs of great bosses
Exceptional bosses may be rarer than average ones, but they all have at least these seven traits in common.
Eleven signs that you lack emotional intelligence
Research proves that emotional intelligence is the critical factor that sets star performers apart from everyone else. Here are 11 traits to eliminate and raise your EQ.
10 habits that will dramatically improve your life
10 rules to stop chasing the things that you think will make you happy, and start realizing that your peace and happiness are entirely up to you.
9 bad manager mistakes that make good people quit
People don’t leave jobs; they leave managers. Top nine sins that drive good workers to leave bad bosses.
10 things genuinely confident people do differently
The unique habits of truly confident people are constant. Their focused pursuit is driven by 10 habits that you too can emulate and absorb.
4 ways caffeine keeps you from realizing your potential
The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. Lowering your caffeine intake is one of the easiest ways to get there.
10 things smart people never say
No matter how talented you are or what you’ve accomplished, certain phrases instantly change the way people see you and can forever cast you in a negative light.
8 paradoxical habits of wildly successful people
Most wildly successful people are complex — so complex that many of their defining qualities are paradoxical. Rather than an “either/or” set of static characteristics, they’re more likely to demonstrate both and that's a key to their success.
10 things great bosses do every day
Great bosses change us for the better. Here are the top 10 attributes of those who do it best.
The 9 worst mistakes you can ever make at work
Beware the behaviors that will sink you at work. If you don't pay close attention you may just be guilty of one — or all nine — of them.
Five rude emails you send without realizing it
Avoid these top 5 worst emails sins.
Seven things deeply intuitive people do differently
If you want to make better decisions in life, you’d do well to brush up on your intuition skills. Learn from those who have the habit.
Eight powerful ways to mold children into leaders
It’s the little things we do every day that mold children into the people they’ll become. Focus on these eight actions to help your children become leaders.
6 things great leaders do differently
'Behavior can change, and leaders who work to improve their skills get results.'
6 toxic thoughts successful people quarantine
How you think about your feelings plays an all-important role in success. It can both spur you forward to achieve your goals and hold you back.
10 research-proven tricks that make you look smarter than you are
How smart people think you are is just as important as how smart you actually are. Here are some proven strategies that can help you appear to be smarter.
Five things that will make you much happier
Understanding the impact of gratitude and touch on the brain are among the ways to increase happiness.
10 ways ridiculously successful people think differently
You can study how ridiculously successful people think and incorporate their approach into your repertoire.
7 toxic bosses you should avoid like the plague
Difficult bosses contaminate the workplace. Some do so obliviously, while others smugly manipulate their employees. Here's what to do about it.
How to make yourself work when you’re not in the mood
Fighting procrastination teaches us to fully engage in our work, get more creative and get more done.
Ten bad habits you must eliminate from your daily routine
Get rid of these 10 bad habits and see all the good that happens next.
Eight things smart people never reveal about themselves at work
Top 8 things smart people never reveal at work.