There’s a new personality type, the ambivert. Are you one?

I’m sure you’ve been asked many times whether you’re an introvert or an extrovert. For some people, it’s an easy choice, but for most of us, it’s difficult to choose one way or the other.

It’s hard to choose because the introvert/extrovert dichotomy reflects a tired and outdated view of personality. Personality traits exist along a continuum, and the vast majority of us aren’t introverts or extroverts — we fall somewhere in the middle.

Personality consists of a stable set of preferences and tendencies through which we approach the world. Personality traits form at an early age and are fixed…


The ability to remain calm under pressure is a massive predictor of performance. Dr. Travis Bradberry provides ten proven strategies you can start using today.

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The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90 percent of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to remain calm and in control.

If you follow my work, you’ve read some startling research summaries that explore the havoc…

Travis Bradberry

Award-winning co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0, and the cofounder of TalentSmart, the world’s leading provider of emotional intelligence training.

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