Leaders and Leadership Leadership is the wise use of power. Power is the capacity to translate intention into reality and sustain it. Leadership is the wise use of power. Power is the capacity to translate intention into reality and sustain it.YOU MAY ALSO LIKE »Managers are people who do things right; leaders are people who do the right thing.Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple, and it is also that difficult.The manager administers; the leader innovates. The manager has a short-range view; the leader has a long-range perspective. The manager asks how and when; the leader asks what and why. The manager has his eye on the bottom line; the leader has his eye on the horizon. The manager accepts the status quo; the leader challenges it.Trust is the lubrication that makes it possible for organizations to work.Education is the mother of leadership.Leadership is a serving relationship that has the effect of facilitating human development.