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Most Leaders Are Forgetting The Key Trait to Keep Their Employees from Leaving

This style of leadership leads to higher job satisfaction

Ninety percent of U.S. workers believe empathetic leadership leads to higher job satisfaction and 79 percent agree that it decreases employee turnover, according to the new "Empathy in Business" survey from EY.

In fact, 54 percent and 49 percent, respectively, report having actually quit their jobs because their boss wasn't empathetic to their struggles at work or in their personal lives.

"Empathy used to be an overlooked and underestimated trait in leadership. And if the events of the last two years have taught us anything, it's how valuable empathy is in cultivating employee and client relationships," said Marcelo Bartholo, EY Americas' deputy vice chair of consulting.

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