A leader is a role model, living by example, and on principles based on vision and strong character. A leader must be someone you admire and imitate his or her good gualities as he or she relates to your vision in life. Everyone has the right to choose his or her leader or role model, and your role model is your mentor. A genuine leader therefore, must be someone who is skillful in his area of leadership, with quality experience, knowledge and wisdom to advice and help those who have little or no experience and train then to maturity over a period of time: this is mentoring.