A genuine interest in others is easier said than done. As well, there are some individuals we are more genuinely interested in than others.
Having a genuine interest in all people requires a few key components.
Genuine interest requires the ability to listen. Learn to listen with your ears and your heart.
Genuine interest requires eye contact. When there is disinterest, focus on good eye contact.
Genuine interest requires appropriate questions. Who? What? When? Where? How? and Why? all help identify interests.
A few key components, like a genuine interest in others, makes an effective leader.