A simple definition is that LEADERSHIP is the function of a person who guides or directs a group, an act or instance of leading; guidance; direction.
The art of motivating a group of people to act towards achieving a common goal.
So, to be a leader in today's world requires the following qualities:
- Sincere enthusiasm;
- Great communication skills;
- Managerial competence;
- Empowerment; and
"The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, nut not bully; be thoughtful, but not lasy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly."
- Jim Rohn, American Entrepreneur