Leadership is influence. How effective we are as leaders is based on how much we influence, connect, and equip others, to become better leaders. Leadership is less about position, more about disposition. Effective leaders plan their work and work their plan. They get everyone to work together as a team. Leaders, listen well. They communicate well, verbally, in body language, in their Facebook Posts, in their LinkedIn Posts, and in their e-mail messages. They get people to work together. Effective leaders have a good grasp of emotional intelligence in marketing and interpersonal skills. A leader gets tested during difficult times. Leaders stretch with challenges. Followers struggle with challenges. Proper leadership in a workplace is vital because, it affects the bottom line. Proper leadership determines whether or not a company, city, or association remains “in” business or goes “out” of business.