NTOA › Forums › Strategic Leadership › General Leadership › What is your Definition of Leadership? › Reply To: What is your Definition of Leadership? July 11, 2020 at 12:54 pm #8238 Chris EklundParticipant Leadership is a presentation of confidence, competence, courage, and charisma. Leadership must place the interests of the mission and of those being led at the forefront. There is no place for someone with only self interests in a leadership role.