This originally appeared on Forbes on June 21, 2022.
As the dust continues to settle from one of the most-watched trials of this century, with more than 330 million viewers tuning in, lessons for leaders have emerged. We've seen how words and actions taken out of context can take on a life of their own. We've seen how the power of personality impacts perceptions and decisions. And we've seen how easy it is for people to band together over something or someone that they dislike. Together, the dynamics of the trial have provided four important lessons for leaders.