Resonance which come from the latin word resonare. Meaning creating sound however when applied to leadership simply describes as effective leader who is attuned to others people's feelings and move them in a positive emotional direction. They speak authentically about their own values, direction and priorities and resonate with the emotions of surrounding people. Under the guidance of an effective leder, people feel a mutual comfort level. Resonance comes naturally to people with a high degree of emotional intelligence (self-awareness, self management, social awareness and relationship management) but also involves intellectual aspects.
Simply put: Since people want to be led; and they want leaders with human values and respect for people's unique talents and the contributions they can make and also employees want leaders who will create an environment that nurtures excellence, risk taking and creativity . They need a leader that creates resonance, which in turn promotes excellence, risk taking and creativity amongst employees.