Articles by Travis Bradberry
10 unmistakable habits of irresistible people
Since being irresistible isn’t the result of dumb luck, it’s time to study the habits of irresistible people so that you can use them to your benefit. Get ready to say “hello” to a new, more irresistible you.
13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you
The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of processing power, you would think our judgment would be highly accurate, but that’s far from the case.
10 habits of unlikeable people
When you build your awareness of how your actions are received by other people, you pave the way to becoming more likeable.
The 10 things confident people won’t ever do
Embracing the behaviors of confident people is a great way to increase your odds for success, which, in turn, will lead to more confidence. The science is clear; now you just have to decide to act on it.
Want to hire people who are emotionally intelligent? Do these 5 things
Don’t let your next hiring decision be one that you’ll regret. The strategies that follow will help ensure you make a great hire.
10 reasons nice bosses finish first
What exactly does a “nice” boss look like, and how does one pull it off without being a pushover? Incorporate these behaviors into your repertoire, and you’ll see immediate improvement in your leadership skills.
10 habits of mentally strong people
Mental strength is as rare as it is important. The good news is that any of us can get stronger with a little extra focus and effort.
8 surprising things ultra productive people do every day
You don’t need to work longer or push yourself harder — you just need to work smarter. Ultra-productive people know this. They squeeze every drop out of every hour without expending any extra effort.
25 buzzwords that make smart people sound stupid
These phrases are spicy and they make you feel clever (low hanging fruit is a crutch of mine), but they also annoy the heck out of people.
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.