Empathy is the Most Important Leadership Skill According to Research

This is an interesting article to read/reread as you head back into the 'office' for 2022. Your teams, peers, and colleagues thank you in advance!

"You always knew demonstrating empathy is positive for people, but new research demonstrates its importance for everything from innovation to retention. Great leadership requires a fine mix of all kinds of skills to create the conditions for engagement, happiness and performance, and empathy tops the list of what leaders must get right....

Inclusivity. 50% of people with empathetic leaders reported their workplace was inclusive, compared with only 17% of those with less empathetic leadership." 

4 Elements of Empathy - See the world. Appreciate them as human beings. Understand feelings. Communicate understanding

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