A leader is someone who leads, directs or has the authority to lead or direct either given to them or have taken it as a responsibility to do so.
I know of some really good leaders and these are the qualities that I have noticed overtime from them that makes them exceptional leaders.
What Are Good Leadership Qualities
Leadership is both a research area, and a practical skill encompassing the ability of an individual, group or organization to “lead”, influence or guide other individuals, teams, or entire organizations. (more…)