For leaders to be effective, they need to be able to be able to organize, direct, and focus people's efforts toward the goals of the organization.
But that's only half of a leader’s job. The other half is being able to engage people emotionally in the goals of the company. In studying highly effective organizations, we've found that the best leaders are the ones who can create self-direction and self-motivation in their people.
This article does a great job of outlining areas to focus. Read more here.