Mindtools defines Leadership as:
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.– Dwight D. Eisenhower
Leadership: a Definition
According to the idea of transformational leadership , an effective leader is a person who does the following:
Creates an inspiring vision of the future.
Motivates and inspires people to engage with that vision.
Manages delivery of the vision.
Coaches and builds a team, so that it is more effective at achieving the vision.
Leadership brings together the skills needed to do these things.