5 Things Successful People Never Do

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By Jacquelyn Smith

There are a million things that contribute to your success: your attitude, your people skills, and your ability to lead, listen, and take responsibility, to name a few.

But an important one many don't know about is the ability to manage emotions and remain calm under pressure, says Travis Bradberry, president at TalentSmart and coauthor of "Emotional Intelligence 2.0," in a LinkedIn post.

In a more recent follow-up post, Bradberry says that managing your emotions is as much about what you don't do as it is about what you do.