Gary Vaynerchuk says it’s one of the biggest things to which he attributes his success. Simon Sinek believes it’s the most important instrument in a leader’s toolbox. And Oprah Winfrey cites it as fundamental to leadership. The secret of their success is something that might surprise you: Empathy.
By J. Stasiw
Online Career Tips Editor
At some point or another you probably put “guru” or “expert” in your job description. It’s really hard to qualify a claim like this. Just because you know the basics for operating something it doesn’t ensure your status as an expert. In order to get to “Zeus” status among your peers you need to stay on top of trends and current news. Also, it’s good to be specialized in one or two areas, not several.