You Can’t Be a Great Leader Without This Basic Quality

Empathy
In any relationship, strong connections between people require a great deal of empathy. Everyone wants to feel heard. Employees have a variety of vantage points, with different working styles and personalities.

So being able to understand and empathize with those around you goes a long way in forming authentic relationships. Jeff Weiner, CEO of LNKD 0.00% Linkedin, is a leader who uses empathy particularly well. Watch how he addresses his team after their recent earnings announcement and stock drop.