Authority confined in you does not make you a leader. It is the authority created by you that makes you influence people with your purpose.
Famous Quotes about lead-people
Ballot papers do not define leaders. Leadership is defined by conviction vision passion and inspiration.
A leader without a clear vision and plans only abuses his power because visions dreams and plans are the fulcrum along which the loads of success will spine by your own efforts. And where power is abused there is manipulation instead of inspiration.