Since becoming CEO in 2009, Jeff Weiner has led LinkedIn to become a network of 364 million registered users with offices in 30 countries and a market cap of $26 billion.
Weiner’s leadership style has earned him the trust of founder and chairman Reid Hoffman, his team, and LinkedIn investors. Glassdoor named him the highest-rated CEO of 2014.
Earlier this year, Weiner spoke at the Wisdom 2.0 conference in San Francisco, where he explained how he understands his role as a leader.
Firstly, he sees the role of a manager as someone who tells others what to do, whereas a leader inspires others to do great things.
He broke down three functions of an inspirational leader. For starters, LinkedIn is clear with employees about their company’s vision.
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