The True Definition of Leader. Leadership is influence. That’s it. Nothing more; nothing less. The Traits of Leadership. Leadership is not an exclusive club for those who were born with it. The traits that are the raw materials of leadership can be acquired. Link them up with desire, and nothing can keep you from becoming a leader. The Difference between Management and Leadership. Making sure the work is done by others is the accomplishment of a manager. Inspiring others to do better work is the accomplishment of a leader. God has called every believer to influence others, to be salt and light. Developing the Leader within You will equip you to improve your leadership and inspire others.