Leadership is getting players to believe in you. If you tell a teammate you're ready to play as tough as you're able to you'd better go out there and do it. Players will see right through a phony. And they can tell when you're not giving it all you've got.
Leadership is diving for a loose ball getting the crowd involved getting other players involved. It's being able to take it as well as dish it out. That's the only way you're going to get respect from the players.
While day by day the overzealous student stores up facts for future use he who has learned to trust nature finds need for ever fewer external directions. He will discard formula after formula until he reaches the conclusion: Let nature take its course.