The leader is the director of the action and the inspiration to perform. She or he is the person in the group that possesses the combination of personality and leadership skills that makes others want to follow their direction.
That said, whatever our perspective we should always remember that leadership is difficult to define and leadership means different things to different people.
- characteristics of effective leadership;
- leadership styles;
- the value of leadership; and
- communication in leadership.
One thing is for sure however…
Leadership is not defined by age, gender, race or financial class. Rather, it is defined by actions, vision, and passion