What makes a great leader? The answer to this question has been studied and analysed by organisations and experts for many years. Most recently, prolific author and researcher Brené Brown has found that strong leadership relies on a sense of belonging and a solid foundation of ‘connection’ with others.
She describes this connection as ‘the energy that is created between people when they feel seen, heard and valued – when they can give and receive without judgment’.
Whether you are new to Brown’s work or already a fan, here are five life-altering lessons we can learn from her to be a better leader.